Boehner vows action to overturn Obama administration rule on birth control
By Peter Wallsten and N.C. Aizenman
Seeking to accentuate a political vulnerability for President Obama, Republican lawmakers on Wednesday intensified pressure on the White House over a controversial new health-care rule that critics say violates religious liberty — vowing to press for legislation to repeal it unless the administration relents.
A Wealthy Backer Likes the Odds on Santorum
By Jim Rutenberg and Nicholas Confessore
Mitt Romney and Foster Friess, a wealthy donor to conservative causes, were walking out of an event together a few months ago when Mr. Friess broke the news: After backing Mr. Romney for president four years ago, he was getting behind Rick Santorum this time around.
GOP candidate Rick Santorum tells pastors he’s a man of faith, and reason
By Anna M. Tinsley
After talking about his faith and family for about an hour, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum stood in the middle of a small chapel Wednesday morning, bowed his head and closed his eyes – ready to receive prayers from more than 100 clergymen gathered there.
Santorum Shocks Romney/GOP Establishment
By Gary L. Bauer
When the dust settled in Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado last night, the conservative grass roots had once again shocked the professional political class by making Senator Rick Santorum the winner in all three races. I was gratified by the results, of course, since I was one of the first leaders to endorse his then “long-shot” candidacy. It is considerably less of a long-shot this morning! I have been inundated with press calls today asking essentially “What happened?” and “What does it mean?” Here is my take.
Posted by Leon H. Wolf
As of today, Rick Santorum officially has no more delegates than he had yesterday. That said, as CNN is just now this moment calling Colorado for Santorum in a stunning upset, his clean sweep of the states who voted/caucused today is a stunning rebuke to both Romney’s purported march through February and Newt Gingrich’s position as the favored not-Romney candidate.