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.

For weeks now, Mitt Romney and his aides have been struggling to improve the GOP’s math IQ, pulling out charts and claiming only an “act of God” can prevent him from winning. Now it’s Rick Santorum’s turn to do math, … Continue reading»

Utah GOP battling efforts to manipulate party caucuses

Read: Caucus 101: Understanding Utah’s mass meetings SALT LAKE CITY — A national tea party group bent on ousting Orrin Hatch from the U.S. Senate has issued marching orders to Utahns attending Republican caucus meetings Thursday, including some that are … Continue reading»

The same thing apparently dragging down Mitt Romney’s presidential candidacy in the South — his membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — is proving to be a veritable life raft in the far-flung isles of the … Continue reading»