May 2, 2012
Ron Paul has no chance of securing the Republican party nomination but continues to rack up delegates. When Paul inevitably loses, where, asks David Weigel, will they turn?
April 11, 2012 1
Watch the full press conference of Rick Santorum as he announces his withdrawal from the US presidential race.
April 11, 2012
Rick Santorum's campaign was such a joke, the only way it can be discussed is with humour, says Erin Gloria Ryan, as she sums it up by employing the worst metaphors possible.
April 11, 2012 3
Crikey media wrap: Rick Santorum ended his campaign for the US presidency this morning in Gettysburg, essentially sealing Mitt Romney as the Republican presidential nominee.
March 13, 2012
Going 'into Newt's backyard' and competing against Mitt Romney, fresh from Super Tuesday wins, Rick Santorum has attempted to lower the bar of expectations ahead of primaries in Alabama and Mississippi, reports John Hoefell.
March 8, 2012 18
"Man, we can't take another four years of this." At Tony Packo's bar and grill in Toledo's Little Budapest, Roy is expounding to me the line that is now standard issue on the Right.
March 8, 2012 8
In the wake of Super Tuesday, what does the gruelling primaries process tell us about the Republican Party and the state of democracy in America?
March 7, 2012
As Rundle writes today from Toledo, Ohio: "Five victories – with Idaho providing an alternative venue to go 50/50 with the other candidates – would make the night Romney's. Falling below that would be nightmare afresh for the GOP."
February 29, 2012 15
Romney, my God. The anti-candidate. As a GOP candidate, all he had to do was turn up to the NASCAR event and shovel down dogs. Instead, he said: "I have some great friends that are NASCAR team owners."
February 29, 2012
In the lead-up to the Michigan primary, which he is in danger of losing, Mitt Romney has admitted making "some mistakes" by drawing unwanted attention to his wealth, reports Michael Barbaro and Ashley Parker.