Category: Rik Santorum

CPAC Chicago, Part 3: Bobby Jindal, Peter Roskam, Michele Bachman

-By Warner Todd Huston In part three of our series we’ll take a look at the speeches of Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, Illinois Congressman Peter Roskam, and Representative Michele Bachmann of Minnesota. Bachmann’s speech was quite interesting for its singular focus on a particular jihad-supporting Muslim group that is operating in America today. Bachmann was... Read more »

CPAC Chicago, Wisconsin Praised, Obama Razed -- Part One: Rick Santorum, Ron Johnson

-By Warner Todd Huston Well, Friday evening, June 8, 2012, we marked the end of the first CPAC event held in Chicago and what a great event it was. The triumph in Wisconsin was on everyone’s mind but so was Obama’s dismal record. Not just dismal, but according to several speakers, even dangerous. The economy... Read more »

CPAC Chicago, Part 2: Richard Mourdock, Chris Christie, Herman Cain

-By Warner Todd Huston In part two of my coverage of CPACs first Midwestern conference event, we will see some of the high spots of the floor speeches of Indiana Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie – always a crowd favorite – and the redoubtable Herman Cain. Cain also visited the media... Read more »
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Fox Business Network Covering Illinois Primary Tonight at 7PM

-By Warner Todd Huston If you’re looking for some expert commentary on the Illinois primaries, Fox Business Network will be providing up-to-the-minute coverage tonight anchored by the inimitable Neil Cavuto. The coverage will kick off at 7PM and will feature Jeff Flock here on the ground in Chicago. FBN’s Neil Cavuto has been covering the... Read more »

Ill. Non-Romneys Your Choice on Tues is Rick AND Newt--That's Right, You'll Vote for BOTH of Them!

-By Warner Todd Huston If you are an Illinois voter that considers himself an ABR (anybody but Romney) you have a bit of a dilemma. Rick Santorum has been surging across the country as the final non-Romney but he has a major problem in Illinois. He can win the popular vote and still not get... Read more »

Rick Santorum's Illinois Rally

-By Warner Todd Huston Rick Santorum visited Illinois last night stopping at Christian Liberty Academy in Arlington Heights, a Chicago suburb, for a 7PM rally that drew over 2,000 people who came to hear the presidential primary candidate speak. The place was packed with all the gym bleachers filled and most of the balcony seating... Read more »
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A New Theme Song for Rick Santorum

This is a surprisingly good song. Whether you think Rick is “our man” or not, this is a jaunty, well written tune with a great pop sound to it. The girls have great, smooth voices and the music itself is well played. It’s called Game On – Song for Rick Santorum – Super Tuesday Surprise... Read more »

Stupid Internet Meme of the Week: Santorum's 'Rough' Handshake With Ron Paul Outrage

-By Warner Todd Huston Buzzfeed was the first to indulge it’s inner gossip — well, maybe its outer gossip since that is all that site is; gossip. Anyway, the stupid story of the day is based on the hearty handshake that Rick Santorum gave Ron Paul after Wednesday’s debates. Paul’s fans took offense at the... Read more »

Coverage of Tonight's GOP Debate

Coverage will begin as soon as the debate starts…
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CPAC Straw Poll: It’s Mitt!

-By Warner Todd Huston (Apologies, ChicagoNew readers. In all the rush to get the heck out of Washington, I just noticed I never posted this here.) 3,408 CPAC attendees participated in this year’s straw poll, the poll’s second highest number of participants, and they picked Mitt Romney as their man. With a pool of voters... Read more »