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Ashley Woods

Mitt Romney For Detroit's Emergency Manager? | Ashley Woods | Posted 03.04.2013 | Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is on the hunt for an emergency manager to turn around Detroit's financial crisis after declaring the city in a state of fin...

Romney Caught Trying to Swiftboat Obama on the Auto Rescue

Jared Bernstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Jared Bernstein

What's particularly ridiculous about Romney's swiftboating is that he is criticizing Chrysler's global expansion. Since when do conservatives object to that? Is there anyone who believes for a nanosecond that expansion abroad by U.S. multinational's would be viewed critically by a Romney administration?

Game Changer in Ohio: Cars

Richard Trumka | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Richard Trumka

Nothing illustrates the choice between the two presidential candidates better than the 2009 rescue of the auto industry. And, despite Mitt Romney's efforts to distort the contrast with patently dishonest claims and a new TV ad, the auto rescue may turn out to be the deciding factor in the election.

Jon Ward

Romney Campaign Shapes New Auto Bailout Defense | Jon Ward | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

CANTON, Ohio -– Mitt Romney's campaign sees a chance to reduce President Barack Obama's edge on the auto bailouts issue in a struggle for crucial vo...

Reality Check, Gov. Romney, Detroit Doesn't Forget

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Mitt Romney has the nerve to argue that his plan for the industry in his now-famous New York Times op-ed piece, "Let Detroit Go Bankrupt," was the plan that the Obama administration eventually did: a managed bankruptcy.

Canute Romney

Jeff Danziger | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Bailout Battle: Fight!

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 10.23.2012 | Business

Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama sparred during the debate over whether Romney said in 2008 that General Motors and Chrysler should fend for the...

Dave Jamieson

WATCH: Obama, Romney Spar Over GM, Auto Bailout | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

In an early exchange on the economy and jobs during Tuesday night's debate, Mitt Romney tried to explain what's generally been a liability throughout ...

Three Years Later, Will the Auto Rescue Skeptics Finally Admit They Were Wrong?

Rep. Gary Peters | Posted 08.15.2012 | Detroit
Rep. Gary Peters

Three years after this amazing turnaround, the effort to discredit one of the greatest economic success stories of the last decade shows just how out of touch the Republicans are.

Romney Clarifies Stance On Auto Bailout

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney clarified Tuesday that he would have been fine with the government bailing out the auto industry, but only after the embattled companies h...

Romney Saves Detroit

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Dear Mitt: You Did Nothing to Save Detroit

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

As you know, Mitt, I was governor of Michigan during that horrible time, when the financial industry was melting down and the auto industry was in free fall. So Mitt, here's my request: Just stop it.

Republicans Refuse to Give Thanks for the Auto Recovery

Douglas A. Geiss | Posted 06.20.2012 | Detroit
Douglas A. Geiss

The key for all of us in Michigan is that the auto industry not only survived the Great Recession, but today is leading our economic recovery. Jobs are being added and new products are being introduced.

Simone Landon

Anyone But Romney: Ron Paul, Obama Big Winners In Detroit | Simone Landon | Posted 02.29.2012 | Detroit

Mitt Romney may have won the Republican vote in Michigan's presidential primary Tuesday, but President Barack Obama was the real winner in Detroit. ...

Ann Romney: 'Maybe I Should Just Do All The Talking'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's inability to interact with humans has gotten so bad that even his wife is now joking about it. "Maybe I should just do all the talkin...

WATCH: Mitt Romney's Wife 'Drives A Couple Of Cadillacs'

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

In another moment that could end up portraying him as out of touch with everyday Americans, Mitt Romney listed not two, not three, but four American-m...

Detroit Free Press Gives Mitt Romney Unenthusiastic Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Simone Landon | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

The Detroit Free Press on Thursday became the second of Mitt Romney's two "hometown" newspapers to endorse the GOP candidate, but the editorial board ...

Jason Linkins

'Son Of Detroit' Romney Tools Around Michigan In Car Manufactured In Canada | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

Having seen Mitt Romney tool around the Greater Detroit area in two campaign ads in which he nostalgically recalls his childhood and his love of cars,...

Jason Linkins

Romney Makes For An Awkward 'Son Of Detroit' | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.14.2012 | Detroit

In an op-ed in today's Detroit News, Mitt Romney attempts to restate and reconfigure his argument against the government's intervention in the U.S. au...

I Was There -- Why Romney Is Still Wrong on Michigan's Auto Industry

Rep. Gary Peters | Posted 04.15.2012 | Detroit
Rep. Gary Peters

Today, because of President Obama's commitment to Michigan, Detroit's auto industry is leading America's economic recovery, but this never would have happened if Mitt Romney had his way.

Mitt Romney's Ye-Olde-Times Plan For Detroit

Jeffrey Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Feldman

As a foray into the troubled waters of the biggest industry crisis of our time, Romney's plan epitomizes how Republicans think about the economy: by pretending we live in a Dickensian version of the Eisenhower era.

Romney Re-Introduces Himself As "Candidate Of Change"

New Hampshire Presidential Watch | Brian Lawson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Mitt Romney has shifted his stump speech from discussing the "four walls" that keep America strong to now arguing that he is a candidate who can bring...