The former first lady will be stopping at the Rochester campus to help campaign on behalf of Democratic Senate candidate Gary Peters and gubernatorial hopeful Mark Schauer.
“It really boils down to one fundamental truth: Gary and Mark … understand what Michigan families are going through,” Obama said.
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The idea is that by reducing Washington’s middleman role, money would be saved through less “red tape” and bureaucracy. Land estimates savings of up to 20 percent.
Debates, while still vital in presidential contests, appear to have lost cachet in Michigan’s statewide races.
Charlie Beckham, group executive in charge of neighborhoods at the city of Detroit, talked about fallout of the Tuesday’s Michigan primary where Southfield Mayor Brenda Lawrence won in a heated congressional race over Rudy Hobbs and other Democrats.
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Obama is also using his appearance in Ann Arbor to help boost a Michigan congressman running for the Senate.
“Michiganders deserve to know the truth — that when the rest of the country and plenty of politicians wanted to turn their back on us and let our auto industry and our middle class fail.”
Gary Peters is the lone Democrat running to succeed Carl Levin, the long-time Democratic senator who is retiring at the end of 2014.