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Obama Won't Bail Out Detroit, But He's Considering This

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama is reportedly trying to free up $100 million to send to bankrupt Detroit in an effort to reduce pension cuts to retired city wo...

Ashley Woods

Detroit To Get $300 Million Aid Package

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics

DETROIT -- A bailout still isn't on the books for Detroit, but top Obama administration officials met with regional leaders Friday before announcing a...

Broke Detroit Getting Big Help From The Feds

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

DETROIT — The U.S. government directed more than $100 million in grants Thursday to help bankrupt Detroit tear down vacant buildings and spur jo...

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...

Obama Monitoring Detroit After Bankruptcy Filing

AP | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House says it's standing by Detroit after it became the biggest city in America to file for bankruptcy. Spokeswoman Amy Brund...

Amanda Terkel

Obama Weighs In On Michigan Right To Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama weighed in on the contentious labor battle playing out in Michigan, condemning the Republican push to make Michig...

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...

Dave Jamieson

WATCH: Obama, Romney Spar Over GM, Auto Bailout

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Obama Defends Auto Bailout: 'We Bet On American Workers'

Reuters | Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama sought on Saturday to sustain momentum from Vice President Joe Biden's strong debate showing b...

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.

Obama Sits On Rosa Parks Bus

Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama sat Wednesday for a moment inside the Montgomery, Ala., city bus where Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat. The bus is curre...

Obama On The Air

Posted 01.27.2012 | Detroit

President Obama is set to speak to a University of Michigan audience in Ann Arbor Friday, but first he had some words for a southeast Michigan radio a...

Aretha Franklin Opening For Obama

AP | Posted 11.01.2011 | Entertainment

DETROIT -- President Barack Obama will have a royal warm-up act when he comes to Detroit to speak during the city's annual Labor Day festivities. Que...

Obama's Weird Double Standard

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Henry Blodget

Why do taxpayers have to pay the costs of our banking catastrophe, while we're spared most of the pain in Detroit? Since the administration won't tell us what they are thinking, let's speculate.

Women Rally For Obama In Battleground Michigan

Andrea King Collier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrea King Collier

"The way we keep G.O.P. strategists from stealing the election is to get out to vote and make sure that it's not a contested race. We don't want it to be close..."

Obama Calls Reporter 'Sweetie' In Michigan

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama passed off a reporter today in Michigan, and she seemed less than amused by his name for her. "Hold on one second there, sweetie," he sa...