Romney Wins in Maine; Santorum leads in Michigan

By Dave Andrusko As we often do, the final National Right to Life News Today item is a very brief update on what it us taking place in the always shifting Republican presidential contest. Probably most of you have read that over the weekend former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney halted former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum …

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Santorum Surges Following Tuesday Victories

By Dave Andrusko We end this week’s editions of National Right to Life News Today with a quick update on where the Republican presidential candidates are, at least as measured by recent polls. And, as we’ve learned over the past three months, there could another swing by Monday. As expected, former Senator Rick Santorum was …

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Santorum Wins Three

By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Committee Political Director Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum won the February 7 caucuses in Colorado and Minnesota and the non-binding primary in Missouri.   With 99% reporting from the Colorado caucuses, Santorum lead with 40%, followed by former Governor Mitt Romney with 35%, former Speaker Newt Gingrich with 13%, …

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Santorum Trifecta of Victories Means GOP Presidential Nomination as Uncertain as ever

By Dave Andrusko For months there has been rival theories–speculation that the increasingly contentious battle to be the Republican party’s presidential nominee would be essentially over by [fill in the blank] or extend out possibly for months. After former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum ran the table in three states yesterday– one in the Mountain West …

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Minnesota, Missouri, and Colorado Next

Romney Carries Nevada with 50% By Dave Andrusko The results from Saturday’s Nevada GOP caucuses did not show up officially until one o’clock in the morning on Monday, understandably leading to a barrage of criticism. While the results were never in doubt—former Gov. Mitt Romney was going to prevail—the battle for second place and whether …

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Looking Past New Hampshire

By Dave Andrusko By the time you read this post, the New Hampshire primary will be in full gear. With former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney comfortably ahead (although New Hampshire primaries are notoriously unpredictable), here are some related figures that might be of interest. ·         The Pew Research Center found a number of fascinating results …

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In Saturday’s debate, Romney, Santorum Say Roe should be overturned

By Dave Andrusko In the first of two debates, separated by only ten hours, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum agreed that Roe v. Wade, the decision that legalized abortion on demand, should be overturned. Saturday night’s New Hampshire Republican primary debate was supported by  ABC News, Yahoo, and WMUR-TV. …

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Just when you think pro-abortionists can sink no lower…

By Dave Andrusko Last week I wrote about a shockingly cruel attack on Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum by pro-abortion commentator Alan Colmes, later regurgitated by pro-abortion Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson. I don’t want to give this nauseous  example of cruelty any further attention, but suffice it to say that initially even most pro-abortion …

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First Republican Debate in New Hampshire Saturday Night; Romney leads comfortably as GOP candidates Eye South Carolina Primary

By Dave Andrusko Both because Mitt Romney has a sizable lead in New Hampshire January 11 primary, and because South Carolina’s January 21 primary is the first in the South, a lot of attention Friday has focused on what three new polls in the Palmetto state appear to be showing: a surge for former Pennsylvania …

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Santorum’s Near-Tie in Iowa Elevates him to second among Republicans nationally, Gaining Ground in New Hampshire where Romney remains ahead

By Dave Andrusko Rick Santorum’s virtual tie with Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucus Tuesday is not only affording his candidacy an unprecedented amount of media attention and contributions, the photo-finish has vaulted the former Pennsylvania senator into second place among likely Republican primary voters nationally. “The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey, taken the …

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Romney and Santorum Tie in Iowa Caucuses, Paul Finishes Third, on to New Hampshire and South Carolina

By Dave Andrusko Be interesting to know how many die-hards there were like me who stayed up until after 2:00 am EST to learn that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney had pulled out a last-minute win in the Iowa caucuses over former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum by the incredibly small margin of eight votes (30,015 …

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Rick Santorum Accepts Alan Colmes’s Apology

By Dave Andrusko If I were a better human being, I suppose I would rest content with Alan Colmes’ apology to former Senator Rick Santorum and his wife. Santorum says he and his wife, Karen, have forgiven the former Fox News co-host for remarks so vile, tasteless, and over-the-top (my description) you would not believe …

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