WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney swept the Kentucky and Arkansas Republican presidential primaries Tuesday, inching closer to the GOP nomination he is certain to win. With no serious opposition left, the former Massachusetts governor easily won both contests. He won all … Continue reading»

What promised to be a political fight to the death was deflated on April 10 when Rick Santorum suspended his presidential campaign, leaving Mitt Romney facing the few remaining primaries with a hefty delegate lead and challengers Newt Gingrich and … Continue reading»

Mitt Romney picked up the endorsement of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani on the eve of the New York primary vote, while Giuliani promised to do anything he can to help Romney win in November. “Mitt has won fair … Continue reading»

With Rick Santorum out of the way, Newt Gingrich thinks he can consolidate the conservative base, he told Laura Ingraham on her radio show Wednesday. Meanwhile, Intrade gives him a .3 percent chance, falling well below Ron Paul and Jeb … Continue reading»

Rick Santorum’s decision to withdraw from the GOP nomination fight comes as Mitt Romney was preparing to ramp up pressure in Santorum’s home state. Romney had settled on the Pennsylvannia primary two weeks from today as his best chance to … Continue reading»

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney has congratulated Rick Santorum on his campaign, calling him an ‘able and worthy competitor.’ According to a blog post on CNN, Romney issued the following statement: “Senator Santorum is an able and worthy competitor, and … Continue reading»

Rick Santorum: Presidential race ‘is over for me’

  MARC LEVY, Associated Press GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Bowing to the inevitable, Rick Santorum quit the presidential campaign Tuesday, clearing the way for Mitt Romney to claim the Republican nomination. Santorum, appearing with his wife and children in his … Continue reading»

Live stream: Rick Santorum suspends GOP presidential campaign

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Rick Santorum is suspending his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination, clearing a path for Mitt Romney to become the nominee. A Republican close … Continue reading»