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WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday threw his support behind Mitt Romney's bid for the Republican presidential nomination, calling the former Massachusetts governor "the man for the job."
NEWTON, Mass. (AP) — The family name may help generate a steady flow of campaign cash and assure key endorsements for Joseph Kennedy III's bid for the U.S. House. But it may take more than just the Kennedy mystique to deliver the congressional district to the 31-year-old who was raised on politics but has never before run for office.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Barack Obama is preaching an economic message aimed at the 99 percent and raising campaign cash among the 1 percent, walking an election year tight rope complicated by the need for hundreds of millions of dollars at a time of high unemployment.
DETROIT (AP) — An aggressive Rick Santorum went after Mitt Romney on multiple fronts Thursday, challenging the Republican front-runner's economic policies, values and consistency in the city of his birth.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney is faltering with white working-class voters crucial to his party's drive to capture the White House, even as he tries to fend off a rising GOP challenger, Rick Santorum, who wields strong blue-collar appeal.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum released four years of federal income tax returns on Wednesday night, showing a sharp rise in his personal wealth spurred by his growing work as Washington-based corporate consultant and media commentator.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder plans to endorse Mitt Romney's presidential bid Thursday.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is letting TV ads do the dirty work in Michigan while he stays on the high road with voters.
BOSTON (AP) — The debate over the line between religious freedom and federal health care mandates has made its way into Massachusetts' closely watched U.S. Senate race, with Republican Sen. Scott Brown accusing his chief Democratic rival of wanting to "dictate to religious people about what they should believe."
Mitt Romney's campaign and an allied independent group have launched a heavy television ad blitz to shore up the former Massachusetts governor's position in his home state of Michigan and undercut his opponents in several states holding contests in coming weeks. Many of the ads target Rick Santorum, who has emerged as Romney's top conservative rival but who has far fewer resources to defend himself on television.