Rick Santorum http://kcur.org en With Santorum Gone, What Next? http://kcur.org/post/santorum-gone-what-next Some of the morning-after analyses of what <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/04/10/150361068/amid-rumors-about-campaigns-future-santorum-sets-news-conference" target="_blank">Rick Santorum's exit from the Republican field</a> means for the 2012 presidential campaign:<p>-- "Santorum's departure means [Mitt] Romney is finally in a position to draw to his ranks that part of the Republican electorate that until now has preferred his numerous rivals." (<a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2012/04/10/150363977/what-santorums-exit-means-for-romney" target="_blank">It's All Wed, 11 Apr 2012 11:45:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 15795 at http://kcur.org With Santorum Gone, What Next? Romney Calls Negative Ad Ceasefire As Santorum Tends To Sick Daughter http://kcur.org/post/romney-calls-negative-ad-ceasefire-santorum-tends-sick-daughter <strong>Updated at 2:23 pm:</strong> Rick Santorum's daughter, Bella, is expected to be released from the hospital by Monday evening given the improvement in her condition, said Alice Stewart, spokeswoman for the former senator's campaign.<p>Assuming her release goes as planned and Santorum, who took a break from his campaign to tend to his daughter and for the Easter holiday, returns to the trail, that would clear the way for the Romney campaign to resume its negative advertising against Santorum. Mon, 09 Apr 2012 15:51:00 +0000 Frank James 15685 at http://kcur.org Romney Calls Negative Ad Ceasefire As Santorum Tends To Sick Daughter Santorum Adviser Says Calls To Exit GOP Race Are Premature http://kcur.org/post/santorum-adviser-says-calls-exit-gop-race-are-premature Much of the Republican political establishment, many GOP voters and political analysts were telling Rick Santorum that the time had come for him to end his quest for his party's presidential nomination even before Tuesday when he failed to win any of three primaries.<p>Those calls had only increased by Wednesday as Santorum fell further behind Romney in the <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/12/29/144456395/primary-calendar-republican-delegates-and-whats-at-stake-in-each-state">delegate count</a>.<p>But if Santorum and his team were close to taking that advice, that didn't come across in an inte Wed, 04 Apr 2012 22:08:00 +0000 Frank James 15444 at http://kcur.org Santorum Adviser Says Calls To Exit GOP Race Are Premature Will Pennsylvania Dash Santorum's Political Dreams (Again)? http://kcur.org/post/will-pennsylvania-dash-santorums-political-dreams-again After going 0-for-3 in Tuesday's presidential primaries, a defiant Rick Santorum dismissed calls to drop out and predicted he'll win the next contest in his home state of Pennsylvania on April 24.<p>He'll have to — and not because it would put the former Pennsylvania senator on a path to defeat front-runner Mitt Romney, who has been racking up delegates and is increasingly seen as the inevitable nominee.<p>A loss in Pennsylvania, where recent polls show Santorum is weakening, would "destroy the rationale for him continuing," says Pennsylvania pollster G. Wed, 04 Apr 2012 12:33:00 +0000 Liz Halloran 15402 at http://kcur.org Will Pennsylvania Dash Santorum's Political Dreams (Again)? As Wisconsin Heads To Polls, Romney And Santorum Vie For Last-Minute Support http://kcur.org/post/wisconsin-heads-polls-romney-and-santorum-vie-last-minute-support Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum have been fighting it out in Wisconsin for the past week. And Tuesday night they'll see the results of their labors. Republicans will also cast votes Tuesday in Maryland and Washington, D.C., primaries, though the candidates have not spent much time there.<p>In all three contests, polls show Romney with a wide lead. Yet Santorum continues to campaign as relentlessly as ever. Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:59:00 +0000 editor 15331 at http://kcur.org As Wisconsin Heads To Polls, Romney And Santorum Vie For Last-Minute Support Five Things To Watch For Tuesday In Wisconsin, Maryland, DC http://kcur.org/post/five-things-watch-tuesday-wisconsin-maryland-dc Once the Republican presidential primaries entered April, leaving behind March with its run of several Southern contests, the electoral terrain was expected to start looking much better for Mitt Romney.<p>That seems the case Tuesday, as Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia hold the first primaries in April, with a total of 98 delegates at stake. The front-runner for the GOP presidential nomination is expected to have a very good day. Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:58:00 +0000 Frank James 15332 at http://kcur.org Five Things To Watch For Tuesday In Wisconsin, Maryland, DC Santorum Wins Kansas Caucuses http://kcur.org/post/santorum-wins-kansas-caucuses <p>Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum won the Kansas caucuses Saturday and thirty-three of the forty delegates that go with them.&nbsp; &nbsp; Mon, 12 Mar 2012 13:45:06 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld 14041 at http://kcur.org Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, March 8, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-thursday-march-8-2012 <p>A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.</p> <p> Santorum Says Kansas Caucuses Matter<br /> Fast Food At Home In A Hospital?<br /> Committee Advances Streetcar Zoning<br /> House Budget Reverses Cuts To Colleges At Expense To Program For Blind</p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 14:16:07 +0000 Maria Carter 13850 at http://kcur.org Santorum Tells Kansas Crowds Saturday Caucuses Matter http://kcur.org/post/santorum-tells-kansas-crowds-saturday-caucuses-matter <p>At a campaign stop in Lenexa on Wednesday,&nbsp; Senator Rick Santorum said&nbsp;calls for&nbsp;Newt Gingrich to&nbsp;leave the&nbsp;race were&nbsp;not&nbsp;coming from&nbsp;him, and if&nbsp;they generated from&nbsp;his campaign, he didn&#39;t endorse them.&nbsp; Thu, 08 Mar 2012 06:19:17 +0000 Laura Ziegler 13830 at http://kcur.org Santorum Tells Kansas Crowds Saturday Caucuses Matter Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-wednesday-february-8-2012 <p>A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.</p> <p> Santorum Gains Win And Momentum In Missouri<br /> Cerner Logs Record Growth<br /> Nixon Eases Higher Education Cuts<br /> Kansas Democrats Vow To Fight For Veterans’ Services<br /> Missouri House OKs Voter Photo ID Requirement</p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 13:31:17 +0000 Maria Carter 12148 at http://kcur.org Did Santorum Win Big Or Win Squat? http://kcur.org/post/did-santorum-win-big-or-win-squat Pity the poor news junkie, waiting bleary-eyed at the witching hour, wondering how to feel about the latest events in the Republican nominating contest.<p>One news source — let's say it's a cable news operation — says the latest round of GOP presidential preference contests is a huge boost to the flagging fortunes of Rick Santorum, the winner of the night's trifecta. The cable outlets all air tape of Santorum's triumphant victory speech again and again. He surely looks like a winner.<p>And what a great made-for-TV story it is, too. Wed, 08 Feb 2012 12:49:00 +0000 Ron Elving 12146 at http://kcur.org Did Santorum Win Big Or Win Squat?