Jeff Gilbert’s Top Car Stories Of 2012

We’re taking this space as the year wraps up to bring you the biggest, most controversial stories that dominated Motown in 2012.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2012

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

Final Debate Gives Candidates Best Chance To Capture Battleground States

It’s one of the last chances to impress huge numbers of voters and both President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney want to appear in command during Monday’s final debate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2012

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

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, attends a rally at the Long Family Orchard Farm and Cider Mill August 24, 2012 in Commerce, Michigan. Also speaking at the event was Romney's wife Ann and his Vice Presidential running mate U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI). (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Romney On Birther Reference: “The Crowd Loved It And Got A Good Laugh”

At a rally in Commerce Township Friday, Romney referenced the discredited rumor that President Barack Obama was not born in the U.S.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2012

Advocates for the Affordable Health Care Act get input from seniors about changes to health care proposed by the Romney/Ryan ticket. (Credit/Florence Walton)

Push Back Against Republican’s Desired Changes To Affordable Health Care Act

On the day that soon to be Republican presidential and vice presidential nominees Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan visit Oakland County, several organizations push back against Republican plans for health care.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2012

Mitt and Ann Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘CBS Evening News’ Airs Live From Birmingham Friday

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is sitting down for the first time with a national news anchor since his pick of Paul Ryan as running mate. It airs live at 6:30 p.m. on CBS 62.

CBS Detroit–08/24/2012


Romney’s Money Man Wants Maize And Blue Victory

If successful you could call this the Ron Weiser’s maize ‘n blue political magic act.

CBS Detroit–05/01/2012

Mitt Romney (left); Rick Santorum (credit: Getty images)

New Poll Shows Romney, Santorum Neck And Neck In Michigan

As the top two contenders for the Republican presidential nomination continue to fight hard in battleground Michigan, a new poll suggested Mitt Romney has erased Rick Santorum’s lead.

CBS Detroit–02/21/2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks to supporters during a rally at the American Polish Cultural Center on November 10, 2011 in Troy, Michigan. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Charlie Langton: Who Is The Real Mitt Romney?

Boston Globe reporter Scott Helman, who co-wrote the book “The Real Romney,” gave Charlie the inside scoop on Mitt Romney on a recent show.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–02/02/2012