Ron Paul


Mon May 14, 2012
The Two-Way

Ron Paul Will Stop Campaigning, But Will Continue Delegate Hunt

Originally published on Tue May 15, 2012 8:39 am

Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, in February.
Robert F. Bukaty AP

Rep. Ron Paul, of Texas, issued a carefully worded statement today, saying his team will no longer campaign in the rest of the primary states.

Does that mean he's bowing out of the GOP primary and leaving the nomination all to Mitt Romney? Not really.

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Tue April 24, 2012
It's All Politics

GOP Primaries: NY, Conn., Del., Pa. And R.I. [Updated]

Originally published on Tue April 24, 2012 7:44 pm

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney takes the stage at an election night rally in Manchester, N.H., on Tuesday night. Romney won nominating contests in Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Delaware.

Update at 9:33 p.m. Romney Wins All Five Primaries; Delivers Remarks In N.H.:

With the GOP nomination all but secured, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney spoke to supporters in Manchester, N.H., Tuesday night after declaring victory in the five primary contests being held.

The Associated Press called the races for Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware and Pennsylvania for Romney quickly after polls closed. New York was also called for Romney shortly after he delivered his speech.

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Tue April 24, 2012
It's All Politics

3 Things To Watch For In Tuesday's Primaries

Originally published on Tue April 24, 2012 12:15 pm

A man prepares to put in place an informational sign for voters on primary day 2012 in North Greenbush, N.Y.
Mike Groll AP

(Revised at 2:03 pm ET with new Ron Paul-Pennsylvania material.)

The contest for the Republican presidential nomination may be over for all practical purposes, with Mitt Romney the all-but-certain GOP nominee. But that doesn't mean there's nothing of interest in Tuesday's primaries.

Voters are going to polls in Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware and New York, though turnout is expected to be low. Still, here are four things to watch for.

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Sun April 22, 2012

Capitol Conversation: Republican Support Split between Romney and Paul

Colorado Republicans will head to the national convention this summer with delegates split between Ron Paul and Mitt Romney. KUNC’s Bente Birkeland talks to fellow statehouse reporters about why some members of the GOP are not coalescing around their party’s presumptive presidential nominee.


Wed April 11, 2012
Election 2012

The GOP Also-Rans: Early Favorites, Long Shots And Anti-Romneys

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 9:04 am

Surrounded by members of his family, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum announces he will suspend his campaign at the Gettysburg Hotel on Tuesday in Gettysburg, Pa.
Jeff Swensen Getty Images

It may be hard to remember, but more than a dozen high-profile Republicans seriously explored 2012 presidential bids or actively entered the race. With Mitt Romney now the presumptive nominee, here's a look at how the field got winnowed to two.