Articles in Category: 'Rick Santorum'

By: George Will | Posted: February 3, 2011 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- In 1994, when Rick Santorum was a second-term Pennsylvania congressman seeking a U.S. Senate seat, a columnist asked him how he was going to win. "Guns," he replied serenely. Pennsylvania's legions of deer hunters do not use assault weapons, which President Bill Clinton was trying to ban, but the hunters suspected that this, like Clinton's wife's health care plan, reflected a pattern of assaults on liberty.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: November 5, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- The Republican presidential candidates, their sinews stiffened and their blood summoned up, may rightly dread Wednesday's version of what are inexplicably called debates.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: February 22, 2012 3:55 AM
The political beliefs of Barack Obama, said Rick Santorum last week, come out of "some phony theology. ... Not a theology based on the Bible, a different theology, but no less a theology."
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: February 18, 2012 3:55 AM
At least with debates, you've got issues. No debates, round-the-clock, TV-time silliness.
 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: February 16, 2012 3:55 AM
Just three weeks earlier, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was sailing high. He won the South Carolina primary and seemed headed for Florida with the wind at his back.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: February 13, 2012 3:55 AM
Rick Santorum won big victories in three small contests in the Republican presidential race last Tuesday. In doing so, he reshaped the oft-reshaped nomination battle once again.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: February 13, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's recent losses to Rick Santorum in Colorado, Missouri and Minnesota revealed a truism that Romney might want to study -- but not too much!
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: October 22, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- The operative maxim in cable television can be summed up as follows: Is it good teevee?

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: November 23, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- Another debate, another installment of "The Dating Game." Will the eventual winner be contestant Number One, Two ... Eight?

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: August 27, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- Rick Perry's rapid lead over previous Republican front-runner Mitt Romney was predictable.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: August 4, 2011 3:55 AM

"Leading from behind." That's what an unnamed White House aide told the New Yorker's Ryan Lizza that Barack Obama was doing on Libya.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: August 13, 2011 3:55 AM

Never before has there been a televised presidential candidates debate so short a time before the Iowa Republicans' Ames straw poll.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: June 16, 2011 3:55 AM

Barack Obama did not watch the Republican presidential candidates' debate in Manchester, N.H., on Monday night, we are told. He was busy addressing a campaign fundraising event in Miami.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: September 26, 2011 3:55 AM

The Republicans' presidential debate Thursday night, sponsored by Fox News and Google, gave primary voters and caucus-goers at least one good reason to reject every candidate on the stage.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: January 5, 2012 3:55 AM
Elections are contests held during a moment in time between candidates who have records stretching back, often far back, into the past. So there is always a tension between the man (or woman) who is running and the moment.
 
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