March 14, 2012 Rick Santorum racked up two wins in the South, Newt Gingrich vowed to stay in the race until Tampa, and Mitt Romney failed to put doubts about his candidacy to rest.
March 14, 2012 Rick Santorum, who won the Alabama and Mississippi primaries on Tuesday, has proven himself the conservatives' favored alternative to front-runner Mitt Romney.
March 13, 2012 In a gritty contest in the South, the former Pennsylvania senator has won two more primaries to further close in on rival Mitt Romney.
March 13, 2012 So far, the anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony List has given the GOP hopeful's campaign $500,000 in ads and other support.
March 13, 2012 Mitt Romney is at or near the top in polls of Alabama and Mississippi Republicans. But some voters in those states may just be too polite to tell pollsters that they don't support the "establishment" candidate.
March 13, 2012 Strange things do happen to folks, especially national political candidates, when they talk to Southerners. They start drawling and twanging. Sometimes they're mocking; sometimes they're just trying to be friendly.
March 13, 2012 Voters and analysts alike will be watching the two states closely Tuesday to learn whether voters in the Deep South choose to go with the most electable candidate, which many say is Romney, or the most conservative, a label Santorum and Gingrich say properly fits them.
March 12, 2012 President Obama's approval ratings have fallen as gas prices have risen. Mitt Romney has benefited from his well-planned strategy of collecting delegates whereever they're up for grabs. The most recent polls showed Romney tied or ahead in Alabama and Mississippi.
March 12, 2012 Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich have been working hard across the country to pry votes away from Mitt Romney. In the Deep South, it may be easier for the candidates to do just that. Over the weekend, both Santorum and Gingrich campaigned before enthusiastic crowds in Alabama and Mississippi.
March 9, 2012 Newt Gingrich will campaign throughout Alabama on Saturday. Ron Paul and Rick Santorum will spend the day in Missouri and Kansas. Mitt Romney has no public events scheduled.
March 8, 2012 SuperPACs backing Romney and Santorum are spending big in three southern states and Illinois as they try to shift momentum heading into the next spate of primaries.
March 7, 2012 Mitt Romney's campaign aides told journalists Wednesday that it all comes down to delegate math and that their candidate has got the numbers on his side while Santorum and Gingrich don't.
March 7, 2012 Usually by this time in the nominating contests, the GOP has given its heart to its hero, and it's lights out for the rest. But once again, the GOP of 2012 refused to read the usual script.