Rick Santorum http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Morning headlines: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-wednesday-april-4-2012 <p><strong>Republican presidential contenders to speak at NRA meeting in St. Louis</strong></p><p>Thousands of gun enthusiasts will get a chance to hear from three of the four Republican presidential contenders next week when the National Rifle Association hosts its annual meeting and exhibit in St. Louis.</p><p>An NRA spokesman says more than 60,000 people have already registered for the convention that runs April 13-15 at the America&#39;s Center convention center, but that number is expected to grow with late registrations.</p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 14:24:54 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 3425 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 Santorum win presents problems for Republicans according to political scientist http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/santorum-win-presents-problems-republicans-according-political-scientist <p>Rick Santorum is the winner of Missouri&#39;s presidential primary. The primary was held Tuesday and is non-binding.</p><p>Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul were on the ballot, Newt Gingrich was not.</p><p>Early this morning, St. Louis Public Radio&#39;s Julie Bierach interviewed University of Missouri-St. Louis political science professor Dave Robertson about the results.</p><p><strong>What does a Missouri win mean for Santorum&rsquo;s campaign?</strong></p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:51:08 +0000 Julie Bierach 3034 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Santorum win presents problems for Republicans according to political scientist Santorum wins big in Missouri http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/santorum-wins-big-missouri <p>Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum racked up a sizeable victory in Missouri&#39;s Republican primary last night, <a href="http://sos.mo.gov/enrmaps/20120207/county_map.asp?party=rep">winning all 114 counties</a> and the city of St. Louis and beating his nearest rival, Mitt Romney, by 30 points. <a href="http://www.sos.mo.gov/enrweb/allresults.asp?eid=336">Final unofficial results</a> from the Secretary of State showed Santorum more than doubling Romney&#39;s vote total.</p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 06:53:38 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3032 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Santorum wins big in Missouri Santorum brings small government message to St. Charles http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/santorum-brings-small-government-message-st-charles <p>Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum brought a small-government, family-centered message to St. Charles on Monday - marking the first appearance by a Republican presidential candidate in the state this election cycle.</p><p>A crowd of 300 packed into an auditorium that at the St. Charles Community College campus in Cottleville that&#39;s meant for 270. Hundreds more could not get seats and waited for the candidate outside.</p><p>Santorum says as president, he&#39;ll focus on making sure that government takes actions that make it easier for American companies to compete globally.</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 23:52:02 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2970 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Santorum brings small government message to St. Charles Morning headlines: Monday, January 30, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-monday-january-30-2012 <p><strong>Army Corps inspecting Birds Point Levee daily</strong></p><p>Inspectors with the Army Corps of Engineers are performing daily inspections of the area where the Birds Point levee was intentionally breached in May. <a href="http://bit.ly/zLr3tB">Maj. Jon Korneliussen told the Sikeston Standard Democrat</a> that daily patrols are checking the middle and upper crevasses created by the implosion that happened at the height of spring flooding.</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 15:27:29 +0000 Julie Bierach, Bill Raack & The Associated Press 2964 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Monday, January 30, 2012