Romney sweeps to double Republican primary victory

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney scored a hard-won, home state triumph in Michigan and powered to victory in Arizona Tuesday night, gaining a two-state primary sweep over Rick Santoru..
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Romney fights to avoid home-state embarrassment

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - Mitt Romney hoped to avoid an embarrassing home-state loss in Tuesday's Michigan primary but blamed his difficulty attracting needed support from the sta..
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50 years later, JFK speech part of culture war

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

When Rick Santorum rebuked John F. Kennedy's 1960 speech on religion, he was repeating a common conservative view that the address did more harm than good.    In an ..
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Santorum defends automated anti-Romney calls to Democrats

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - Rick Santorum is defending his campaign's use of automated telephone calls encouraging Michigan Democrats to vote against Mitt Romney today in the state'..
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Gingrich targeting 'Super Tuesday' states

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DALTON, Ga. (AP) - Plotting a comeback, Newt Gingrich looked beyond Tuesday's Republican presidential primaries in Michigan and Arizona to the Southern voters he hopes will rejuven..
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Security planning under way for conventions

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Security plans are taking shape for the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., and the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., efforts that wi..
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Arizona governor endorses Romney in primary

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is endorsing Mitt Romney in her state's Republican presidential primary on Tuesday. Brewer says she had looked at all the candidates and d..
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Romney worries about transition in Afghanistan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney says the decision to pull international military personnel from Afghan ministries is "an extraordinary admission of a failure" to establish strong tie..
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Santorum: no apology needed for Quran burning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum criticized President Barack Obama's apology for the burning of Qurans in Afghanistan, adding that Afghanistan should..
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Christie says contested GOP convention is possible

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie isn't ruling out the possibility the topsy-turvy GOP presidential race ends up in a contested party convention this summer if Mitt ..
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Republican presidential candidates on the issues

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Here's where the 2012 Republican presidential candidates stand on a selection of issues.    They are former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Texas Rep...
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Obama: GOP pitching ideas that have not worked

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama is accusing his Republican presidential rivals of pitching old ideas, saying "what these other guys are peddling has not worked."&n..
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Obama energy talk inspires UM students

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - University of Miami sophomore Steven Alenberg was won over by the algae reference.    The engineering student from Philadelphia was one of ..
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POTUS stops in Miami to discuss energy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WINK News is the only Southwest Florida station in Miami covering the President's swing through Florida. The President is expected to speak on energy Thursday afternoon, and attend..
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Romney seeks tea party votes, Santorum hunts cash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Launched by a bitter debate, Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney are powering into a crucial stretch of Republican primaries and caucuses, one man badly needing money ..
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Fla. Gov. raising large amounts for re-election

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is quickly building up a large campaign war chest for his re-election.    Scott has already said he plans to seek a ..
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Santorum questions Obama's 'world view,' not faith

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - Rick Santorum on Sunday condemned what he called President Barack Obama's world view that "elevates the Earth above man," discouraging increased use of natural ..
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LeMieux tries to distinguish himself from Mack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux tried to distinguish himself from U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV, the frontrunner in the GOP Senate contest, by pointing out diff..
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Maine GOP caucus completed after snow delay

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

EAST MACHIAS, Maine (AP) - Ron Paul has gained 83 votes on Mitt Romney following a Republican presidential caucus in eastern Maine, where voting last week had been postponed due to..
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Romney struggling to attract white working class

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Mitt Romney is faltering with white working-class voters crucial to his party's drive to capture the White House, even as he tries to fend off a rising..
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