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»

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»

SALT LAKE CITY — Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. suspended his presidential campaign this morning and threw his support behind fellow Republican Mitt Romney, saying the race has “degenerated into an onslaught of negative and personal attacks.” With his … Continue reading»

WASHINGTON — Jon Huntsman will withdraw Monday from the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Campaign officials tell The Associated Press Huntsman will endorse Mitt Romney at an event in South Carolina on Monday morning. Read full report here.

New Hampshire primary results, 99 percent reporting

298 of 301 precincts – 99 percent x-Mitt Romney … 97,339 – 39 percent Ron Paul … 56,601 – 23 percent Jon Huntsman … 41,796 – 17 percent Newt Gingrich … 23,329 – 9 percent Rick Santorum … 23,204 – … Continue reading»

The Super PAC name game

By now we’re all becoming familiar with the reality that Super PACs are the Political Action Committees capable of fundraising “unlimited sums from corporations, unions and other groups, as well as individuals.” (Super PACs, it should be noted, do have … Continue reading»

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Jon Huntsman Jr. called his third-place finish Tuesday in the nation’s first presidential primary “a ticket to ride” on to South Carolina, the next state to vote in the race for the GOP nomination. His campaign had … Continue reading»

Some voices are already questioning the Tuesday decision by Jon Huntsman Jr. to continue his presidential campaign in South Carolina after finishing third in New Hampshire. The Hill’s Campaign Blog summarized, “A campaign official told The Hill that Huntsman, who … Continue reading»