Interviews With the GOP Candidates
Tuesday’s Iowa caucuses will help determine who among the Republican presidential contenders goes forward. Catch up on all of the candidates’ views with the conversations and links below, as well as on our politics page.
Texas Rep. Ron Paul
From the archives: Paul explained his views on limited government and decreased involvement in conflicts abroad as part of a similar series of conversations with presidential candidates in 2007.
Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
From the archives: Gingrich spoke on the role of terrorism as a campaign issue during the 2004 election. Washington Week looks back on Gingrich’s years as speaker of the House in the “From the Vault” series.
Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney
Romney: Voters Must Replace Obama to ‘Keep America Strong’
From the archives: Romney discussed plans for the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City with Ray Suarez.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry
Perry has not yet appeared on the NewsHour as part of this series. Judy Woodruff discussed his background with Paul Burka of Texas Monthly.
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum
Santorum has not yet appeared on the NewsHour as part of this series. The Morning Line covered Santorum’s recent surge in the Iowa polls.
From the archives: Santorum appeared on the NewsHour in 2004 calling for a federal constitutional ban on gay marriage, a bill which he co-sponsored. He appeared again in 2006 to debate Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., about big oil and the future of U.S. energy.
Woodruff interviewed Herman Cain, who suspended his presidential bid on Dec. 3.