(CNN) – A poll in Mitt Romney's home state of Michigan shows the GOP presidential nominee within three percentage points of President Barack Obama, a dramatic shift from one month ago when the president led his rival by double digits.
The EPIC-MRA survey released Monday showed Obama with the support of 48% of likely voters in Michigan, compared to 45% who said they support Romney. The gap was within the poll's sampling error.
(CNN) – When Jennifer Granholm delivered an impassioned speech at the Democratic Convention last month, the political world lit up with questions over what was behind her highly-charged, theatrical address.
But the former Michigan governor said she was fueled by nothing other than her patriotic spirit.
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(CNN) - A candidate for Michigan's Supreme Court is getting a little help from "The West Wing"… television show.
Bridget Mary McCormack, whose sister Mary McCormack played deputy national security adviser Kate Harper on NBC's television series "The West Wing," is on the ballot this fall in Michigan as a nonpartisan candidate for the state's Supreme Court.
Sterling Heights, Michigan (CNN) - Joe Cefali has to leave 10 minutes earlier for work in the morning because the traffic is getting worse. And get this: That makes him happy.
"You feel the rejuvenation," the 19-year Chrysler worker says of the mood inside the Sterling Stamping plant and in the busy restaurants and other businesses near the Chrysler and GM factories.FULL STORY
(CNN) - It's the state where Mitt Romney was born and where his father served as governor, but a new poll indicates President Barack Obama is leading the Republican nominee in the race for Michigan's 16 electoral votes.
According to a CNN/ORC International survey (PDF) released Wednesday, 52% of likely voters in Michigan say if the presidential election were held today, they'd vote for the president, with 44% saying they'd cast a ballot for Romney. The poll is the second in a week to indicate Obama with a lead. The president was up 47%-37% over Romney in an EPIC/MRA poll released last week. But polls conducted earlier this summer indicated a closer contest.
(CNN) - Are the auto bailouts of General Motors and Chrysler motoring President Barack Obama to a lead in the swing state of Michigan?
A new poll indicates President Barack Obama holding a double digit lead over Republican nominee Mitt Romney in the state. According to an EPIC/MRA survey, 47% of likely voters in Michigan support the president, with 37% backing Romney and 16% unsure.
(CNN) – CNN's Chief National Correspondent John King at the magic wall breaks down the electoral votes of two key battleground states and explains why convention speakers touted the auto industry bailout.
(CNN) - Metal detectors belonging to the Secret Service that were on a stolen rental truck have been recovered, a law enforcement source said Monday.
The metal detectors, which were to have been used at a campaign event for Vice President Joe Biden, were found at an abandoned house in Detroit and in the U-Haul, left near Henry Ford Hospital, the source said.FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) – A U-Haul truck loaded with equipment for a Monday event featuring Vice President Joe Biden was stolen in Detroit Sunday, a spokesman for the U.S. Secret Service said.
"A U-Haul that we were utilizing was stolen at the Westin Hotel overnight," Ed Donovan told CNN.
Pontiac, Michigan (CNN) - Kid Rock's presence on the campaign trail was felt long before he appeared with Mitt Romney's running mate Rep. Paul Ryan at a fundraiser on Friday.
Just ask any campaign staffer or political reporter on the trail. His song "Born Free" has blasted from speakers at rallies since Romney launched his presidential bid more than a year ago, and it has been playing at Ryan events since he joined the Republican ticket.