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Karen Santorum: My husband shouldn’t have called Obama ‘snobbish’

Among the many who disapproved of Rick Santorum calling President Barack Obama “a snob” for wanting kids to attend college, the most surprising critic of those comments maybe the GOP presidential candidate’s wife. In an interview with Politico released Sunday evening, Karen Santorum shared her disapproval over her husband’s choice of…

Santorum: ‘Higher-income people don’t have to pay taxes’

Republican presidential Rick Santorum is advising President Barack Obama not to raise taxes on the wealthiest 1 percent of Americans because “higher-income people don’t have to pay taxes if they don’t want to.” “Once we defeat Barack Obama this economy will start turning around,” the former Pennsylvania senator told a…

Romney and Santorum in dead heat in Ohio

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has surged into a dead heat with Rick Santorum in the Ohio primary, setting up a cliffhanger race on Tuesday, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday. The former Massachusetts governor and former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania are tied with 32…

It’s The Race That Never Ends

Through the sheer, persistent incompetence of every Republican campaign, the GOP primary will never, ever end. Rick Santorum was already known as starting from a deficit, delegate-wise, in Ohio. He failed to qualify for any district delegates in three Ohio congressional districts because he didn’t turn in delegate names there.…

Maher: Liberals have to get ‘out of the bubble’ regarding Obama

Host Bill Maher ended his Friday night episode of Real Time by explaining his $1 million donation last week to the pro-Obama Super PAC Priorities USA Action. “Every time I turn on the news, Christ-y-McSweater-vest [Rick Santorum] has just said something crazier than the last crazy thing he said,” Maher…

Well done, Republicans!

Oh, congressional Republicans. There were two ways you could have reacted when Obama gave you what you said you wanted, which was to allow Catholic hospitals and universities not to cover contraception directly for their employees. You could have accepted the compromise gracefully and let it go, or double down…

Jon Stewart lampoons ‘frothy a$$ juice’ Santorum’s sexual innuendos

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart reviewed the Republican primaries in Michigan and Arizona. Stewart first lampooned the various new networks, which were forced to kill time on air while they waited for the Michigan primary votes to be counted. “Eventually, the winner did emerge…

Ron Paul denies secret alliance with Romney campaign

During an appearance on CNN on Tuesday, Texas Rep. Ron Paul denied teaming up with Mitt Romney to take down Rick Santorum. “If that’s all he has to talk about, that means he doesn’t have much of a platform to talk about. I would think we’re supposed to be talking…

Romney wins Arizona and Michigan primaries

Despite a series of gaffes, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney narrowly won the presidential primary in his native Michigan on Tuesday, edging out his rival Rick Santorum. With 70 percent of precincts reporting, Romney had 42 percent of the vote, followed by Santorum with 37 percent. Romney also picked up…

Democrat crossover votes could cost Romney in Michigan

DETROIT, Michigan — Democrats hoping to prolong the gaffe-ridden Republican presidential nominating contest got a boost this week when Rick Santorum’s campaign launched ‘robo’ calls urging them to support him in Michigan’s open primary Tuesday. Santorum defended the automated calls as standard electoral politics, saying he was targeting conservative Democrats…

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