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President Obama speaks in at a Ford assembly plant in Wayne. (credit: Jeff Gilbert/WWJ)

Michigan Republicans: Obama Taking Credit For Auto Revival

Party Chair Bobby Schostak says it was the hardworking men and women who design, build and sell cars made that happen.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: U.S. President Barack Obama answers questions while meeting with members of the National Governors Association executive committee January 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama met with the members of the NGA to discuss a range of issues. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama Tells Autoworkers: ‘America Rooting For Motor City’

He says the city “still faces some long challenges,” but is “coming back” and that the country wants “the Motor City strong.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2015

President Obama speaks in at a Ford assembly plant in Wayne. (credit: Jeff Gilbert/WWJ)

President Obama Promotes Auto Industry Bailout As A Policy That Worked

Speaking in Wayne, Obama praised the 2009 federal auto bailout, calling it a success story that shows government can work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2015

US President Barack Obama speaks during a primetime address to the nation from the Cross Hall of the White House in Washington, DC, September 10, 2014. AFP PHOTO / POOL / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Speak At Ford Assembly Plant In Wayne

The White House says the president also will highlight the role of his decision to rescue the auto industry in saving American jobs.

CBS Detroit–01/05/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 20: U.S. President Barack Obama announces executive actions on U.S. immigration policy during a nationally televised address from the White House, November 20, 2014 in Washington, DC.   (Photo by Jim Bourg-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama To Make Stop In Detroit To Boast Auto Industry, Region’s Resurgence

The president’s stop in Detroit on Wednesday will reflect on his decision to bail out the auto industry, while citing the return of manufacturing jobs to the region.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2015

Amir Hekmati (Credit: Free Amir Hekmati/Facebook)

Ex-US Marine Held In Iran Goes On Hunger Strike, Has Message For Obama

“I can tell that he’s reached a point where he’s desperately seeking measures to help get his point across,” Amir Hekmati’s sister told WWJ.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2014

Detroit leaders met at Wayne State University to accept President Obama’s "My Brother’s Keeper" Initiative (Photo: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit Leaders Jump To Support ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Initiative To Help Young Minority Men

The Obama administration began the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative in February in response to the growing disparities that young African-American and Latino men face.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2014

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Allen Park Man Given Second Chance With Federal Immigration Reform

Giovanni Fuentes, 28, was due in court Monday for a deportation hearing, but now due to the Barack Obama-backed enforcement changes, the feds are closing his case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2014

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Michigan Woman Protesting Immigration Plan Arrested Outside Of White House With Gun

The 23-year-old woman was part of a group protesting the President’s plan on immigration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2014

Immigration activists celebrate on Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House November 20, 2014 in Washington, DC after US President Barack Obama addressed the nation on his immigration plan. Obama said lifting the threat of expulsion from five million undocumented migrants would make the system "more fair and just."   (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Immigration Reform: What Obama’s Executive Action Means For Michigan

The president’s unilateral actions will spare 5 million people, mostly parents and the young, from deportations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2014

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