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President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

Presidential Forum: Obama, Romney Tackle 10 Topics In 10 Days

To help voters learn more, CBS Local invited the two candidates to answer 10 key questions in the CBS Local Presidential Forum, which kicks off Thursday, October 4th, with the issue of the economy and jobs.

CBS 62–10/08/2012

Voting machines in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Rejects Casinos, Lets Voters Decide 3 Other Issues

WWJ legal analyst and Talk Radio 1270 host Charlie Langton explained the Supreme Court’s ruling, saying justices believed people who signed the petitions in support of the three issues knew what they were doing when they called for the vote.

CBS Detroit–09/05/2012

Michigan House Speaker Jase Bolger

Michigan House Speaker Faces Election Fraud Allegation

A Lansing judge has been appointed as a one-person grand jury to investigate allegations of election fraud against Bolger and the state representative candidate, Roy Schmidt, R-Grand Rapids, who switched parties at his alleged urging.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2012

(Photo: CBS62's Greg Shattuck) The Michigan primary comes into focus with (from left) strategist Mark Brewer, Stu Sandler, "Michigan Matters" host Carol Cain, and Bill Johnson.

A ‘Michigan Matters’ Look At The Primary: McCotters’ Imprint

“The Congressman McCotter story get stranger and stranger,” said Johnson. “I have had great respect for him, but he just crashed and burned. No one has explained what happened.”

CBS 62–08/03/2012

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Watch LIVE: Michigan Senate Candidates Face Off

The three Republican candidates running for Michigan’s U.S. Senate seat will hold their one and only televised at 2 p.m. Thursday, with a special election edition of “Off the Record with Tim Skubick.”

CBS Detroit–08/02/2012

Randy Hekman

‘Michigan Matters’ Election Exclusive: Randy Hekman

Carol Cain profiles Randy Hekman, one of the three Republicans vying for the U.S. Senate in Michigan’s Aug 7th primary. The winner will take on Sen. Debbie Stabenow in the November contest.

CBS 62–08/01/2012

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‘Michigan Matters’ Election Exclusive: Clark Durant

“I am the only Republican who has had Democrats, Independents, Republicans, and Tea Party people who have signed and circulated petitions, given and raised money,” Durant says.

CBS 62–07/31/2012

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Senate Race Heats Up With Hoekstra Accusation About Durant’s Pay

“Mr. Durant continues to mislead voters about his pay arrangements, activities with his Super PAC, and Hoekstra’s record with his negative attacks,” Greg VanWoerkom, spokesman for Hoekstra, said Monday.

CBS 62–07/30/2012

Republican U.S. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

GOP Holds Super Saturday Events For Romney, Republican Ticket

On Saturday, July 7, the Republican National Committee — in conjunction with Romney for President and the Michigan Republican Party — will host four Super Saturday events at Victory offices in Ann Arbor, Livonia, Utica and Bloomfield Hills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2012

George P. Bush (left) with "Michigan Matters" host Carol Cain, Andrew Rocky Raczkowski and Rob Thiede. Bush is chairman of Maverick PAC while Rackowski and Thiede are co-founders of the organization's new Michigan Chapter. (Credit: Sheri Kowalski/CBS 62)

A New Generation Rallies The Troops For Bush

Of Romney, George P. Bush added: ”I think he’ll be a great candidate in the general election.”

CBS 62–07/03/2012

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