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.

Graphic: Romney leads in total delegates

Graphic: Breakdown of pledged delegates per candidate

While some states like Florida, Minnesota and Arizona award the winner all delegates, most states allocate delegates differently. So tight wins in places like Iowa, Maine and Michigan can translate to only one or two more delegates than the second-place … Continue reading»

Republicans hope a big Super Tuesday win in Massachusetts for former Governor Mitt Romney could put the state, normally a lock for Democrats, up for grabs in November.

Romney seeks tea party votes, Santorum hunts cash

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Launched by a bitter debate, Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney are powering into a crucial stretch of the Republican presidential campaign, one man badly needing money and the other anxious to win over conservative voters. Romney … Continue reading»

Drudge leads conservative backlash against Gingrich

Matt Drudge is on the warpath. The conservative mega-blogger is functioning as a one-man virtual Super PAC, driving story after story after story critical of Newt Gingrich, challenging his claim to the conservative mantle. A few of Drudge’s nuggets … … Continue reading»