The 2012 Republican presidential race is now narrowed down to two men with a legitimate chance of grabbing the nomination — Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum — as well as two other candidates in Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul who, … Continue reading»

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Mitt Romney scored an overwhelming win Sunday in Puerto Rico’s Republican presidential primary, trouncing chief rival Rick Santorum on the Caribbean island even as the two rivals looked ahead to more competitive contests this week … Continue reading»

Graphic: Mitt Romney outpaces rivals on TV ads

Republican front-runner Mitt Romney and his super political action committee Restore Our Future have outspent Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum on TV advertising.

SALT LAKE CITY  — Dueling views over Utah’s senior U.S. senator dominated Thursday’s GOP caucus meetings, where stunning turnout pitted packed rooms of delegates against each other over Orrin Hatch’s fate. Republican faithful practically mobbed meeting places like school cafeterias, … Continue reading»

March brings madness to Utah political arena

SALT LAKE CITY — March Madness isn’t just for the basketball court. Rep. Jim Matheson’s departure from the 2nd Congressional District created a bit of madness in Utah’s political arena as well. Seventeen opportunistic contenders — 11 Republicans, three Democrats, … Continue reading»