Presidential Race

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Jennifer Granholm’s Role In Presidential Politics Grows

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm will take on a pivotal role in the next presidential race.


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Southfield Precinct Chair: “Turnout Was Awesome”

Decent weather and a predicted tight presidential race brought a high voter turnout to polls all over metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2012

FRANKENMUTH, MI - JUNE 19:  Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign event in front of the Bavarian Inn Lodge on June 19, 2012 in Frankenmuth, Michigan. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Poll Shows Romney Gaining In Michigan

Recent polls are showing a discrepancy in which presidential candidate is leading in the state of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2012

Mich. House Approves Bills To Tighten Voting Laws

The Republican-led Michigan House passed several measures Tuesday aimed at tightening state election laws that backers say would protect against voter fraud and critics counter would create obstacles to voting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2012

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Romney Blasts Obama’s ‘Old-School Liberal Policies’ On Lansing Campaign Stop

Appearing in Michigan for the first time since winning the Republican presidential primary back in February, Mitt Romney today said it is a time for “new ideas, and a new direction” for America.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2012

Mitt Romney Michigan Matters


The following is the complete text of GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s remarks in Lansing on May 8, 2012:


Republican presidential candidate and former Massachussetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets supporters during a primary night gathering on February 28, 2012 in Novi, Michigan.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Democrats Calling To See 12 Years Of Romney Tax Returns

Brewer would like to see Romney’s tax returns for 12 years as well, exactly what his father George released many years ago as a candidate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2012

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Rick Perry Drops His Presidential Bid

Rick Perry on Thursday dropped his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, throwing his support behind former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2012


Mich. Tea Partiers Seek Consensus Senate Pick

The group is sponsoring a Senate debate Saturday at Central Michigan University and plans to return to old a straw poll and decide which candidate will get the group’s backing leading up to the August GOP primary.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2012


Dems Want Rule Change To Avoid Confusing Voters

“This is clearly partisan mischief,” said Michigan Democratic Chairman Mark Brewer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2012