Rick Santorum

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

GOP pushes social issues at conservative showcase

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Some of the GOP’s most prominent conservatives insisted Friday that Republicans should emphasize hot-button social issues like abortion and gay marriage in this year’s midterm elections, exposing an ideological divide […]

03/07/2014

Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, center, gets ready to speak at the family leadership summit in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Justin Hayworth)

Summer burst in Iowa belies little 2016 groundwork

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Potential presidential candidates’ recent burst of summertime Iowa visits belies this reality: No one has started to do the serious spadework of preparing for a 2016 White House run in […]

08/19/2013

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during the family leadership summit in Ames, Iowa Saturday Aug. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Justin Hayworth)

Santorum says GOP must appeal to working class

AMES, Iowa (AP) — The Republican Party must to do a better job reaching out to working class voters, former senator and GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Saturday. The Iowa caucus winner said that […]

08/10/2013

Rick Santorum (AP Photo)

Santorum named CEO of Christian film studio

Former U.S. Senator and GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum is bringing Christian films to the big screen. EchoLight Studios said Monday that Santorum, known for his socially conservative views, has been named CEO of the […]

06/24/2013

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Next NRA leader: Members fighting ‘culture war’

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The incoming president of the National Rifle Association is warning its members they are fighting a “culture war” that goes beyond gun rights. James Porter, currently the organization’s first vice president, […]

05/03/2013

(Photo: March for Life Rally)

March for Life in Washington on Roe v. Wade anniversary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of abortion opponents are marching through Washington to the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to protest a landmark decision that legalized abortion.

01/25/2013

Reince Priebus

Soul-searching in focus as GOP gathers in NC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Republican soul-searching begins in earnest this week as GOP officials from every state in the nation come together for the first time since their party’s November shellacking.

01/23/2013

Santorum, DeMint endorse Akin in Mo. senate race

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin has won two high-profile Republican endorsements a day after guaranteeing his candidacy would continue. On Wednesday, former GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum and Sen. Jim […]

09/26/2012

Santorum suspends GOP presidential campaign

(AP) – Rick Santorum quit the presidential campaign today, clearing the way for Mitt Romney to claim the Republican nomination. Santorum, appearing with his wife and family in his home state of Pennsylvania, told supporters […]

04/10/2012

Campaign says Santorum's daughter is recovering

(AP) – GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s campaign says his hospitalized daughter is recovering and could be released soon. Santorum spokesman Hogan Gidley said Monday that 3-year-old Bella could be released from a northern Virginia […]

04/09/2012

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