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Michigan Election

Mitt and the Republican Grassroots

Dave Helfert | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics
Dave Helfert

If Santorum beats Romney in his putative home state of Michigan, Santorum could embarrass and damage Romney enough to gain serious momentum into Super Tuesday.

Santorum Mocks Romney, Calls Him Names

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. — Rick Santorum is mocking Mitt Romney as a "Johnny come lately to the conservative cause." Ahead of Wednesday night's GOP presid...

Trump Makes Big Move For GOP Candidate

AP | By BETH FOUHY | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Donald Trump is telling Michigan voters that Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is a career politician who doesn't know how t...

Mark Blumenthal

Michigan Polls Tighten Nerves In Santorum, Romney Camps | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rick Santorum's improbable polling lead in Michigan appears to be narrowing a week ahead of the state's Republican presidential primary....

Gingrich Skipping Out On Michigan

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich has decided not to campaign in Michigan, signaling worries about his performance in the state's Feb. 28 primary. Gingrich had planned...

Santorum Blasting Obama's Motives

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX — A surging Rick Santorum is making increasingly harsh remarks about President Barack Obama, questioning not just the president's compet...

Romney Asked Repeatedly About Issue He Largely Avoided

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics

By KASIE HUNT, The Associated Press SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Tuesday that President Barack...

Trump: Michigan 'Very, Very Important' For Romney

Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

Just days after Mitt Romney's campaign downplayed the importance of winning the Michigan primary, Romney endorser Donald Trump said that the state is ...

Santorum, Obama Struggle To Tell It Straight

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD and TOM KRISHER | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Michigan has become squirm central for Republican presidential candidates who are trying to explain their opposition to the auto ba...

Simone Landon

Santorum Talks Economy, Knocks Bush On Bailout, Aligns Himself With Reagan | Simone Landon | Posted 02.16.2012 | Detroit

Rick Santorum laid out his economic plan Thursday before before hundreds of Detroit Economic Club members, on the ostensible turf of GOP rival and Mic...

Romney Struggling To Appeal To Crucial Voting Bloc

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican Mitt Romney is faltering with white working-class voters crucial to his party's drive to capture the White House, even a...

Romney Wins Key Endorsement

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday threw his support behind Mitt Romney's bid for the Republican presidential nomination, callin...

Romney Blasting Auto Bailout Ahead Of Michigan Primary

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is wooing tea partyers in his home state of Michigan with a potentially risk...

Mark Blumenthal

How Long Will Santorum's Surge Last? | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four years ago, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won the Republican primary in Michigan, the state where he was born and raised whi...