March 25, 2012 Rick Santorum had been expected to take the Republican presidential primary Saturday, but the size of the victory was a surprise. His triumph over national front-runner Mitt Romney, along with a recent gaffe by a Romney adviser, give the former senator hope.
March 15, 2012 President Obama's re-election campaign is releasing a video Thursday that looks back on his first term. The video was directed by Academy Award winner Davis Guggenheim and narrated by actor Tom Hanks. But it isn't anything new: Video tributes to candidates have a long history.
March 14, 2012 With Illinois holding its GOP presidential primary next Tuesday, NPR's Don Gonyea speaks to voters in and around the iconic American test market of Peoria, asking: Will Illinois embrace Mitt Romney's politics, or follow the South's lead and favor Rick Santorum?
February 28, 2012 There is much at stake for Mitt Romney in Tuesday's presidential primary in Michigan — and not just because he's in a close race with Rick Santorum. Romney has close personal ties to the state where his late father, George Romney, was a popular governor. The younger Romney will find out if that history can help his presidential bid.