Rick Santorum

  • “Closing Arguments:” Republicans, Democrats rest their cases

    by - Nov 7, 2016
    By Mitch McAndrew and Matthew Jack | mitchrmcandrew@gmail.com and matthewmjack@gmail.com Across Iowa on Monday, Republicans and Democrats made their final pitches to voters after a year and a half of stump speeches, hand shaking, and hard-fought campaigning....
  • Santorum urges Iowa conservatives to get behind Trump

    by - Jul 20, 2016
    By Mitch McAndrew | mmcandrew@uiowa.edu Former Pennsylvania senator and 2012 Iowa caucus winner Rick Santorum on July 20 implored the Iowa delegation to set aside their differences and get behind GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. Santorum,...
  • Santorum calls it quits after rough Iowa showing

    by - Feb 3, 2016
    By DI staff “We are suspending this campaign as of this moment.” Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum announced he is ending his 2016 bid Wednesday evening on Fox News’ “On the Record.” Santorum also threw his support to...
  • Who’s your candidate? Republicans

    by - Feb 1, 2016
    It’s the big day. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled the top-12 Republican candidates along with some basic information on each to make your caucus night a little easier.      ...Read More
  • Rand, Ron Paul join forces for caucus-eve rally in Iowa City

    by - Feb 1, 2016
    With the help of his famous father, Kentucky’s junior senator rallies more than 1,000 in Iowa City, on the eve of the 2016 Iowa caucuses.  By Quentin Misiag | quentin-misiag@uiowa.edu Rand Paul’s last campaign rally on the...
  • Crunch Time to the Caucuses: 4 days away

    by - Jan 29, 2016
    Must-know details about the final stretch before the Iowa caucuses. By Quentin Misiag | quentin-misiag@uiowa.edu | 01/29/16 CAUCUS COUNTDOWN • 4 days to the Iowa caucuses.   DUELING DEBATE • DEMOCRATS: Democratic candidates won’t “debate” again until...
  • Trump steals the show in Des Moines

    by - Jan 29, 2016
    By Mitch McAndrew | mitch-mcandrew@uiowa.edu In a bizarre turn of events, the victor of the Jan. 28 GOP debate was not on the stage. In fact, he wasn’t even in the building. Instead, Republican national frontrunner...
  • Huckabee, Santorum crash Trump’s rally

    by - Jan 28, 2016
    By Mitch McAndrew | mitch-mcandrew@uiowa.edu GOP front-runner Donald Trump’s boycott of the Fox News/Google debate on Jan. 28 in Des Moines featured two special guests. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum...
  • The 2016 Iowa caucus candidates, as drinks

    by - Jan 28, 2016
    By Justus Flair | justus-flair@uiowa.edu | @justus_flair As Iowans pledge support to candidates during the caucuses on Feb. 1, the voting season will begin. Whether that stresses you out or gets your blood pumping in anticipation, you could probably...
  • Santorum hits Hamburg Inn

    by - Jan 26, 2016
    By Quentin Misiag | quentin-misiag@uiowa.edu Rick Santorum has been met with a lot of firsts in Iowa since his come-from-behind first-place finish in the state’s presidential caucuses more than four years ago. On Sept. 1, 2015, he...