Rick Santorum suspends presidential campaign

Unsurprising: Rick Santorum suspends presidential campaign By Catalina Camia and Jackie Kucinich USA TODAY, Updated 4:08 p.m. ET Rick Santorum suspended his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination, effectively giving Mitt Romney a clear path to be the party’s standard-bearer. Santorum made his announcement in Gettysburg, Pa., just two weeks before the Keystone State primary. …

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Why is Newt Gingrich staying in the race?

From Gingrich All But Concedes Race to Romney By Nathan Hodge Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who once led the polls in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, all but conceded the race Sunday to his rival, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. In an interview with “Fox News Sunday,” Mr. Gingrich called Mr. Romney …

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The excuses of the losers

Your editor realizes that former Governor Mitt Romney (R-MA) is not a popular choice for many Republicans, nor was Mr Romney your editor’s first choice for the Republican nomination.1 But I get very tired of reading complaints from people that Mr Romney is leading in the campaign for the GOP nomination because “the Republican Establishment …

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Mitt Romney beats Rick Santorum in Michigan, among Catholics?

Former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) is a very solid, very orthodox Roman Catholic; former Governor Mitt Romney (R-MA) is a shhhhh! Mormon. Yet, according to a Fox News exit poll, Mr Romney edged out Mr Santorum amongst Catholic voters in Michigan. Hat tip to Allahpundit. The two Republican primaries today have both been called for …

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The candidate I endorsed has withdrawn; now, whom do I pick?

As our long-term readers are aware, your editor endorsed Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) for the Republican Presidential nomination early on in the process. I still believe that Governor Perry is just the kind of man we need for President: a strong conservative with real executive experience, leading a state which has led the nation in …

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