Michigan Primary http://kunc.org en In Delegate Race, Romney's Victories Amount To Less Than Meets The Eye http://kunc.org/post/delegate-race-romneys-victories-amount-less-meets-eye Mitt Romney had a big night Tuesday — with victories in two states over insurgent Rick Santorum, thereby increasing his margin over Santorum by ... Thu, 01 Mar 2012 16:56:00 +0000 S.V. DÁTE 23248 at http://kunc.org Super Tuesday: Which Candidates Can Win Outside Their 'Comfort Zones'? http://kunc.org/post/super-tuesday-which-candidates-can-win-outside-their-comfort-zones Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney notched two big wins Tuesday, upping his Republican presidential delegate count and taking modest-plus momentum into the week leading up to Super Tuesday on March 6.<p>With the Michigan and Arizona primaries in the history books as Romney's fifth and sixth victories, we're looking ahead to Super Tuesday, when presidential contests will be held in 10 states and 413 delegates will be up for grabs.<p>The star of the show? Wed, 29 Feb 2012 12:05:00 +0000 Liz Halloran 23152 at http://kunc.org Super Tuesday: Which Candidates Can Win Outside Their 'Comfort Zones'? Santorum & Co. Left To Mourn What Might Have Been in Michigan http://kunc.org/post/santorum-co-left-mourn-what-might-have-been-michigan Rick Santorum and his campaign will likely look back on Michigan's 2012 primary not only as a heartbreaking loss in the battle against Mitt Romney but also as a historic lost opportunity.<p>The upstart former senator from Pennsylvania was within a few percentage points of toppling the wobbly frontrunner in a state that really mattered.<p>Unlike his earlier wins in caucus states (Iowa, Colorado, Minnesota) and a nonbinding "beauty contest" (Missouri), a win in Michigan meant a real cache of committed delegates.<p>Moreover, as Romney's native state and home of his political clan, Michigan had be Wed, 29 Feb 2012 10:30:00 +0000 Ron Elving 23150 at http://kunc.org Santorum & Co. Left To Mourn What Might Have Been in Michigan Santorum Speaks To Campaign Gathering In Grand Rapids http://kunc.org/post/santorum-speaks-campaign-gathering-grand-rapids Rick Santorum gave a speech to his supporters at the Amway Grand Hotel in Grand Rapids.<p>He said his campaign put up a good fight in his opponent&#39;s backyard.<p>"The people of Michigan looked into the hearts of the candidates in Michigan, and all I have to say is I love them back," said Santorum.<p>NPR&#39;s Don Gonyea characterized the speech as a concession speech even though he didn&#39;t formally congratulate his opponent in the speech. Santorum could pick up Michigan delegates depending on how votes in Michgian&#39;s 14 congressional districts shake out.<p>We&#39;ll have more later from MPRN&#39;s Rick Pluta. Wed, 29 Feb 2012 03:43:56 +0000 23133 at http://kunc.org Santorum Speaks To Campaign Gathering In Grand Rapids Romney Camp Feeling Good About The Odds Tonight http://kunc.org/post/romney-camp-feeling-good-about-odds-tonight Vote tallies are starting to come in for Michigan&rsquo;s Republican primary election.<p>Early results show Rick Santorum with a <span style="color:#1f497d">slim </span>lead over his rival Mitt Romney.<p>But Romney&rsquo;s supporters in southeast Michigan say they&rsquo;re optimistic and feeling good about the Michigan-native&rsquo;s odds.<p>Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is heading up Romney&rsquo;s campaign efforts in the state. Schuette says he is disgusted that Santorum encouraged Democrats to vote in the GOP primary against Romney.<p style="margin-left:.5in">&ldquo;I think that&rsquo;s stupid, and I think most people view that as cynicism or hypocrisy in its worst form. I don&rsquo;t get too stressed by it. What it really does show is there&rsquo;s something in the air of desperation from the other side,&rdquo; said Schuette.<p>But Schuette says he thinks Romney will walk away with a win in Michigan tonight. Wed, 29 Feb 2012 01:51:27 +0000 23129 at http://kunc.org Romney Camp Feeling Good About The Odds Tonight