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Wednesday 11 April 2012
Rick Santorum, the standard bearer of the social conservatives, yesterday effectively pulled out of the Republican presidential race, making certain what has long been obvious: that Mitt Romney will be the party's nominee to face Barack Obama in November.
Wednesday 11 April 2012
Daughter's health cited as decisive factor as party focuses on battle to oust Obama from White House
Tuesday 10 April 2012
Bowing to the inevitable, Rick Santorum quit the presidential campaign today, clearing the way for Mitt Romney to claim the Republican nomination.
Wednesday 04 April 2012
Mitt Romney tightened his grip on the Republican presidential nomination last night, sweeping primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington DC, and shifted his focus to the general election with a sharp attack on President Barack Obama.
Monday 26 March 2012
Rick Santorum won the Louisiana Republican presidential primary this weekend, beating front-runner Mitt Romney in the race to challenge President Barack Obama.
Saturday 17 March 2012
Newt Gingrich said yesterday that there was probably no circumstance that would lead him to pull out of the Republicans' race to challenge President Barack Obama in November.
Thursday 15 March 2012
In this gruelling Republican primary season, many a battle has been termed make or break, only for hostilities to resume the day after with the balance of forces virtually unchanged. But next Tuesday's contest in Illinois could be the exception.
Monday 12 March 2012
Rick Santorum has overwhelmingly won the Kansas Republican presidential caucuses, hoping to blunt front-runner Mitt Romney's momentum in the grinding campaign for the nomination to oppose US President Barack Obama in the November election.
Sunday 11 March 2012
Rick Santorum overwhelmingly won the Kansas presidential caucuses, hoping to blunt front-runner Mitt Romney's momentum in the grinding campaign for the nomination to oppose President Barack Obama in the November election.
Friday 02 March 2012
Powerful storms ripped through the US Midwest on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people, including six in Illinois who were crushed when a tornado lifted a house and dropped it on them, authorities said.
Wednesday 29 February 2012
Remains of some of the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks ended up being dumped in a landfill site, it was revealed last night, in a new report on mismanagement at a military mortuary.
Saturday 18 February 2012
As former senator surges ahead of Mitt Romney, President's aides question his 'divisive' policies
Friday 17 February 2012
But wealth of 'poorest' candidate sets him apart from blue-collar image he is trying to project
Thursday 02 February 2012
Police say a woman who appeared to not have any teeth in surveillance photos from a bank robbery last month has confessed, apologised and said she planned the heist because she needed the money for dentures.
Tuesday 03 January 2012
Across a wind-whipped Iowa, the runners in the Republican nomination race reached out for support one last time yesterday, amid signs of continuing skittishness among voters who will gather in caucus meetings tonight to pick their favourite to take on Barack Obama in November.
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