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Riding Obama's Coattails, Mark Schauer Makes It a Race in Michigan

Chris Savage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Savage

Obama's strong surge in Michigan, combined with McCain's withdrawal and voters' desire to punish the party in power, is tipping the scales in favor of down-ticket Democrats, whose victories will alter the power balance in Washington.

Help Bring Tina Fey to the Wolverines!

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Derrick

Local Michigan Republicans have started a petition to bring Sarah Palin back to Michigan. Dems want to do 'em one better by bringin' Tina Fey to Michigan. *wink*

Frank Rich: "McCain Continues To Fade Into Incoherence And Irrelevance"

NY Times | Frank Rich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin's post-Couric/Fey comeback at last week's vice presidential debate was a turning point in the campaign. But if she "won," as her indulgent...

Sam Stein

Rove Criticizes McCain's Handling Of Campaign, Gives Electoral Map To Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Appearing on Fox News Sunday, Karl Rove criticized the McCain campaign for its handling of several strategic operations of the campaign. Asked about ...

Michigan Republicans Oppose McCain Pullout

Politico | ALEXANDER BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the aftermath of John McCain's decision to pull out of Michigan, Republicans in the state are expressing shock and bewilderment at his move--and ar...

Economic Crisis Plays To Obama's Advantage In Michigan: McCain Cedes State

Andrea King Collier and Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrea King Collier and Dan Treul

Even as the McCain campaign was preparing to announce its withdrawal from Michigan yesterday, Barack Obama came out swinging on populist issues in the...

Palin On Michigan Pull-Out: "Oh C'mon, Do We Have To?"

Politico | Andy Barr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said Friday that she disagrees with the John McCain campaign's decision to pull staff and resources out of Michigan. "I want ...

Why I'm Especially Proud to be from Michigan Today

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan Kaiser Greenland

I can understand why a whole lot of people who grew up in small town America, just as I did, really, really like Sarah Palin. But please, oh great white hunters of the Republican leadership, did you think we were morons?

Seth Colter Walls

McCain Could Be Forced Out Of Pennsylvania Too, Union Chief Says | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats cheered on Wednesday when news broke that John McCain's campaign was abandoning Michigan, pulling down its ads and sending staffers to other...

R.N.C., Following McCain's Lead, Surrenders Michigan

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

The Republican National Committee, following the McCain-Palin campaign's decision earlier today to effectively surrender Michigan's 17 electoral votes...

McCain Pulling Out Of Michigan

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Politico reports that John McCain's electoral map is getting smaller: John McCain is pulling out of Michigan, according to two Republicans, a st...

Sam Stein

McCain Ad Blames Obama For Loss Of Michigan Jobs | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In another sign of how John McCain is trying to turn the political world on its head (in which he is a populist and the Democrats have been setting th...

McCain Predicts "Spectacular" Terror Attempts In Iraq Near Election

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain said Friday he expects the presidential election this fall will increase the occurrence of "spectacular" terror attempts in Iraq. Speakin...

Does Obama have a thing for Michigan?

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

If Obama aims to win without having to carry Florida and Ohio, then Michigan and its 17 electoral votes will be critical, which explains the campaign's preference for staging big announcements there.

TV Ads And Town Halls: McCain Campaign Revs Up

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

McCain has begun running general election ads in an impressive list of swing states, providing in effect a battle map of states the GOP believes are in play. Missouri and Michigan near the top of the list.