rick santorum http://kbia.org en Conflict in Syria a hot topic for Midwestern GOPs http://kbia.org/post/conflict-syria-hot-topic-midwestern-gops <p>Republicans gathering at a Midwestern conference appear divided about whether the U.S. should get involved in a conflict in Syria.</p><p>Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum told the hundreds of Republicans meeting in Kansas City on Saturday that the U.S. has "an obligation to engage" in Syria. But Santorum didn't outline a specific action that should be taken in response to the August 21st chemical weapons attack in Syria.</p><p>President Barack Obama initially threatened a military strike but has held off after encountering opposition in Congress.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 22:21:58 +0000 Associated Press 40611 at http://kbia.org Conflict in Syria a hot topic for Midwestern GOPs Santorum, DeMint endorse Akin in Mo. Senate race http://kbia.org/post/santorum-demint-endorse-akin-mo-senate-race <p>Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin has won two high-profile Republican endorsements a day after guaranteeing his candidacy would continue.</p><p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 22:53:49 +0000 Associated Press 21846 at http://kbia.org Santorum, DeMint endorse Akin in Mo. Senate race Paul takes contentious St. Charles Co. caucus http://kbia.org/post/paul-takes-contentious-st-charles-co-caucus <p>On the day Rick Santorum dropped out of the presidential race, Ron Paul &mdash; not presumptive frontrunner Mitt Romney &mdash; has stolen the show at the do-over Republican caucus in one of Missouri&#39;s largest and most conservative counties. Wed, 11 Apr 2012 13:47:11 +0000 Associated Press 12206 at http://kbia.org Santorum takes Missouri primary http://kbia.org/post/santorum-takes-missouri-primary <p>Although Tuesday&rsquo;s presidential primary amounts to only a public opinion poll, it was not front runner Mitt Romney who took the Missouri, but Rick Santorum.</p><p>Former St. Charles County executive Joe Ortwerth heads the Missouri branch of Focus on the Family, a conservative activist group.</p><p>He says Missouri is known as a state that likes to send strong messages.</p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:05:18 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 8426 at http://kbia.org Santorum takes Missouri primary 'Obamacare' opposition helps Santorum in primary http://kbia.org/post/obamacare-opposition-helps-santorum-primary <p>Rick&nbsp;Santorum trounced Mitt Romney yesterday in Missouri&#39;s &quot;beauty contest&quot; presidential primary. The state&#39;s delegates won&#39;t be chosen until caucuses on March 17, but the vote added to Santorum&#39;s momentum as he also swept Minnesota and Colorado. In this week&#39;s Health &amp; Wealth update, how conservative opposition to Obama&#39;s Affordable Care Act may have helped Santorum in the Show-Me State.</p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 13:00:01 +0000 Jacob Fenston 8404 at http://kbia.org 'Obamacare' opposition helps Santorum in primary Missouri primary gives Santorum a boost http://kbia.org/post/missouri-primary-gives-santorum-boost <p>Missouri voters gave Rick Santorum a symbolic victory tonight. The former senator handily beat Mitt Romney, winning in every county, with 52 percent of the total vote, compared to Romney&#39;s 25 percent.</p><p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 03:46:41 +0000 Jacob Fenston 8393 at http://kbia.org Missouri primary gives Santorum a boost Low turnout for Missouri's "beauty pageant" of a primary http://kbia.org/post/low-turnout-missouris-beauty-pageant-primary <p>Polling places are quiet today as voters trickle in for Missouri&rsquo;s non-binding presidential primary. As KBIA&rsquo;s Jacob Fenston reports, the election will cost taxpayers an estimated 7 million dollars, despite having no direct effect in choosing the Republican nominee.</p><p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 22:54:31 +0000 Jacob Fenston 8382 at http://kbia.org Low turnout for Missouri's "beauty pageant" of a primary Newscast for February 3, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-3-2012 <p>Regional News Coverage from the KBIA&nbsp;newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Former Senator Santorum&#39;s Missouri campaign trail</li><li>Missouri&#39;s congressional map upheld</li><li>Columbia Housing&nbsp;Authority reform Sat, 04 Feb 2012 00:46:19 +0000 Brian Pepoon 8182 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 3, 2012 Santorum continues his campaign in Fulton http://kbia.org/post/santorum-continues-his-campaign-fulton <p>Former Senator Rick Santorum spoke to a crowd of several hundred people at William Woods College Friday.&nbsp; Fri, 03 Feb 2012 23:19:14 +0000 8177 at http://kbia.org Santorum continues his campaign in Fulton Santorum swings by Missouri http://kbia.org/post/santorum-swings-missouri <p>An overflow crowd piled into an auditorium at St. Charles Community College Monday for an appearance by Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum.</p><p> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:09:59 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 8007 at http://kbia.org Santorum swings by Missouri