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Michigan Primary Election 2012

Santorum Fights Back Against 'Dirty Trick' Accusation

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

By STEVE PEOPLES, ASSOCIATED PRESS GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum defended his campaign's use of automated...

Jon Ward

Romney Blasts Santorum For Robocalls, Labels Him An 'Economic Lightweight'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

DETROIT -- In a sign of frustration that he is still competing with former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum for the Republican presidential nomination,...

Romney Slams Santorum For 'Dirty Trick' He Used Himself

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

LIVONIA, Mich. — Mitt Romney on Tuesday denounced rival Rick Santorum's automated phone calls urging Democrats to vote against the former Massachuse...

Live Updates: Michigan Primary 2012 & Arizona Primary 2012

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney is hoping to triumph in the Michigan primary on Tuesday, while Rick Santorum aims to score an upset win over the former Massachusetts gove...

Michigan Primary Election 2012: A Look At The Wolverine State

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A profile of Michigan, site of a Republican presidential primary election on Tuesday: NUMBERS: Population: 9,875,187 ...

Romney Makes Strong Prediction, Levels 'Lightweight' Charge

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

By KASIE HUNT, ASSOCIATED PRESS NOVI, Mich. — Locked in a close race, Mitt Romney is predicting victory in Michigan's critical primary as he hope...

Newt Looks To Leapfrog Primary Contests, Hurls 'Baloney' Attack

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

By KEN THOMAS, ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA — Plotting a comeback, Newt Gingrich is looking beyond Tuesday's Republican primaries in Michigan and Ari...

Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum Fight For Michigan

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

By STEVE PEOPLES, The Associated Press GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Mitt Romney is fighting to avoid an embarrassing home-state loss in a high-stakes Mi...

Santorum Asks Unlikely Group To Send 'A Loud Message' To Romney

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

By STEVE PEOPLES, The Associated Press GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum is courting an unusual coalition of ...

Contentious Primary Has Republicans Fretting Openly

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO AND THOMAS BEAUMONT , ASSOCIATED PRESS LIVONIA, Mich. — On the eve of a Michigan showdown, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum swapped in...

Jon Ward

Michigan GOP Primary Pits Romney's Head Against Santorum's Heart

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

DETROIT -- Mitt Romney certainly has a heart, and Rick Santorum a brain. But right now, neither is getting much attention. As the Republican presid...

Romney Accuses Santorum Of 'Dirty Trick'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

The night before Michigan's Feb. 28 primary election, Mitt Romney accused rival Rick Santorum of "a dirty trick." "Senator Santorum did something t...

How Hardcore Democrats Could Catapult GOP Contender To Victory

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2012 | Politics

By Eric Johnson DETROIT, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Republican social conservative Rick Santorum could see an uptick in support during Tuesda...

Santorum Blames Recession On Gas Prices

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum claimed high gas prices caused the recession on Monday. "We need to look at the situation with gas prices today," he said Monday at a...

Luke Johnson

Mitt Romney Recalls Event That Happened Before He Was Born

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney came under criticism Monday for recalling a seminal moment from his childhood in Detroit that actually took place nine months before he wa...

Mark Blumenthal

Michigan Polls Suggest A Photo Finish

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A final day of interviewing on Monday in Michigan by Public Policy Polling finds what the Democratic Party-affiliated polling firm descr...

Romney and Santorum Help Obama in Michigan

Matthew Dowd | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics
Matthew Dowd

Michigan looks again reliably Democratic -- not because of anything the Obama team has done, but because of the nature of the contest between Romney and Santorum, which has alienated many independent voters and created a tremendous divide.

Romney Attacks Santorum On Key Issues Ahead Of Arizona, Michigan Primaries

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics

ROCKFORD, Mich. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday predicted a Michigan victory as he claimed that Rick Santorum is ill-p...

Santorum Launches Bizarre Attack On JFK

Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

By Steve Holland and Sam Youngman TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Feb 26 (Reuters) - In a tight race to win the Michigan primary, U.S. Republican preside...

Barbour Sounds Warning About GOP Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Republican Party chairman Haley Barbour said the fight for the GOP presidential nomination could go all the way to the convention...

Romney, Santorum Draw Contrasts Ahead Of Key Fight

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Republican presidential contenders Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney wooed Michigan voters in appearances that were vastly di...

Romney's Detroit Speech Goes All Wrong

The Hill | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney spoke to several empty seats Friday in Detroit, in a speech that offered Democrats more fodder for their attacks and failed to deliver the...

Simone Landon

LOOK: Auto Workers Protest Romney, Praise Obama In Detroit

HuffingtonPost.com | Simone Landon | Posted 02.24.2012 | Detroit

Around 250 auto workers and supporters marched in Detroit Friday to send a message to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney: "Don't bet agains...

Santorum Ad: Romney 'Did Nothing For Michigan Workers'

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum's campaign came out Friday morning with a new ad hitting Mitt Romney for opposing the auto bailout in late 2008, ignoring the fact that ...

Tim Pawlenty: I Don't Want To Be VP

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty has been one of Mitt Romney's most enthusiastic and high-profile surrogates since he ended his own bid for presiden...