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Let Detroit Go Bankrupt

Feds Aren't Interested In Detroit Bailout

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 09.19.2013 | Detroit

WASHINGTON — During the bleakest days of the Great Recession, Congress agreed in bipartisan votes to bail out two of Detroit's biggest businesse...

Obama Might Let Detroit Go Bankrupt

Posted 07.20.2013 | Detroit

Remember when Obama told America that he "refused to let Detroit go bankrupt"? While the president was talking about the GM and Chrysler bailouts o...

Lawmaker: Dissolving Detroit Is An Option

Posted 11.30.2012 | Detroit

A Michigan lawmaker has a controversial solution to deal with Detroit's desperate cash flow problem: just get rid of the city altogether. After an...

Ohioans Won't Be Fooled By 'Car Guy's' Desperate Car Lies

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Mitt Romney must realize that he has lost the industrial Midwest because he's completely lost a grip on reality. He's decided to throw a Hail Mary pass that will cause his already-struggling campaign to implode in Ohio.

Romney's Napoleon Complex

Jason Stanford | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

My Orwell came back to me when I saw Romney's new car commercial that's running in Ohio, not only the most crucial swing state but also a place where they build a lot of cars.

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.

Sam Stein

WATCH: Romney In '08: If You Write Automakers A Check, 'They're Going To Go Out Of Business'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's opposition to the loans President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama have extended to the auto industry has long be...

"The '80s Are Calling... "

Andy Ostroy | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

It was interesting that virtually the entire foreign policy discussion focused on the Middle East, as if nothing else around the world matters. Not a peep about the European financial meltdown, for example, and how they'd help fix the collapsing economies of Spain, Greece and Italy. So who "won?"

Canute Romney

Jeff Danziger | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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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.