Rick Santorum

Eight Insights from the 2012 U.S. Election, So Far

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Ali A. Rizvi

2012-11-05-electionbannerreal.jpg There are very few things in life that simultaneously fill you with both cynicism and exhilaration like the American presidential election. And 2012 is certainly no exception. As the election cycle draws to a close, here's a look back at some of the most valuable insights from the year.

With Santorum Out, It's Now a Race Between the "Least Bad"

Peter Worthington | Posted 06.11.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

With Santorum gone, the real campaign for president can begin. Reality is that the 2012 presidential campaign is going to pit two candidates against each other, both of whom have higher disapproval ratings among the public than they have favourable ones.

Chris Jancelewicz

Dan Savage On Sex, Politics And Santorum

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 04.02.2012 | Canada Politics

The Google bomb played on Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has served as a check on other right-wing politicians tempted to make outrag...

Mitt's SloMo Race to Victory

Peter Worthington | Posted 05.08.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

What's remarkable about Romney is these primaries, is how he can be lagging disastrously in some states, and then in the last week or 10 days before the primary, surge to overcome a 15-point deficit (as in Ohio) and win by a narrow margin. But a win is a win -- 72% to 12% in Massachusetts is no greater a win than 38%-37% win in Ohio.

Whoever Wins Florida, at Least Fewer GOP Debates

Peter Worthington | Posted 03.28.2012 | Canada Politics
Peter Worthington

Florida is for real -- involving two time zones and strong pockets of national security conservatives, social conservatives and fiscal conservatives. Perhaps the biggest change since South Carolina is the sudden fear -- and "fear" is not too strong a word -- among Republicans that Gingrich might seal the nomination.

Santorum's 'Frothy' Google Problem

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2012 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Rick Santorum faces a tough battle in the next Republican primary — to stop the Mitt Romney juggernaut, he must unite South Carolina's ...