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Michigan Auto Industry

Michigan's Desolation Row

Barry D. Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Barry D. Wood

Here in southeast Michigan the recession feels more like depression. The region's unemployment rate is 17% and rising. Already, it is the highest jobless rate of any metropolitan area.

New McCain Economic Plan: Sell More Gas Guzzlers

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Dorner

McCain trumpets his support for government loans to help the auto industry. What he doesn't tell you is that he was opposed to helping the automakers until just last month.

McCain Boosted In Michigan by Economic Gloom and Romney Rumors

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

If McCain picks Mitt Romney, son of former Michigan Gov. George Romney, as his running mate, Obama will almost certainly be forced to devote significant resources to maintain a close race in the state.

Turning Purple: Michigan Voters Indecisive, Overlooked and Just Plain Unaware

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

A little more than two weeks away from this state's January 15 primary, I have yet to hear a single person mention his or her intention to vote.