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Fred Karger beats Ron Paul in Puerto Rico primary

Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger received at least 250 more votes in the Puerto Rico Republican primary on Sunday than Texas Rep. Ron Paul. “We spent the past 6 days campaigning hard in Puerto Rico and it worked. Ron Paul has been in all 20 debates, raised $35 million, and…

Romney wins Puerto Rico Republican primary

Mitt Romney scored a resounding win in Puerto Rico’s Republican primary, gaining momentum in the hotly contested White House race. With 34 percent of the precincts reporting, the former Massachusetts governor had more than 83 percent of the vote, according to the State Elections Commission, or CEEPR, in the US…

Santorum doubles down: No Puerto Rico statehood without English proficiency

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum reiterated on Sunday that Puerto Ricans would need to work on their English before the U.S. territory could become a state. “What I’ve said is that obviously Puerto Rico is a Spanish-speaking country, a Spanish-speaking island, not a country, but Spanish-speaking island, they will continue…

Santorum: Winning Puerto Rico primary would be an ‘act of God’

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Rick Santorum said Wednesday that it winning the Puerto Rico primary on Sunday, where 20 delegates are at stake, would be an act of divine intervention. At a church in San Juan, the devout Catholic encouraged his supporters to “continue to pray, not just for me, not…

Santorum to Puerto Rico: If you want to be a state, speak English

Rick Santorum has traveled to Puerto Rico ahead of the island territory’s Republican primary elections on Sunday and made its citizens what may prove to be a controversial offer, according to the New York Daily News. In an interview with the San Juan newspaper El Vocero, the 2012 presidential hopeful…

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