US Presidential race chronicle.

Those are the latest by CNN in quotes.

1 – « Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum is the seventh Republican to officially seek the party’s 2016 presidential nomination.

Santorum launched his campaign from a factory in the blue-collar town of Cabot, Pennsylvania, on the outskirts of Pittsburgh.

If you’re keeping score, Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Rand Paul of Kentucky, Marco Rubio of Florida, businesswoman Carly Fiorina, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee have announced they are running.

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, former New York Gov. George Pataki, and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry say they will announce a decision in the coming days. Govs. John Kasich of Ohio, Scott Walker of Wisconsin, Chris Christie of New Jersey and former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida are considering running ».

2 – « Republican George Pataki has released a presidential campaign video, saying « we have to fall in love with America again, » and plans to announce his bid at 11 a.m. in New Hampshire.

Despite having won the governorship three times in heavily Democratic New York, Pataki barely registers in national polls of the Republican field » (CNN).