Friday, September 14, 2012
In a Red Mitten survey of influential Michigan Republicans, most respondents felt that Mitt Romney made a strong case for why he should be president following the party conventions.
Mitt Romney effectively stated his case to be the next president of the United States at the Republican National Convention: that’s the finding of the latest Red Mitten flash poll of influential Republicans. Fifty-eight Republicans from southeastern Michigan used an automated anonymous survey tool to offer their opinions following the Republican and Democratic conventions. Thirty-eight responses were collected. “Mitt Romney gave the speech of his life and for the first time laid out specifics,” one respondent said. “I wasn't for Mitt in the primary but he has the best plan and direction for this country.” Nineteen respondents said they “strongly agree” that Romney made a strong case for why he should be president; 18 said they “agree”; and…
Thursday, September 6, 2012
The president will address the nation tonight after 10 p.m. at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.
President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak tonight and accept his party’s nomination for president of the United States at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC. Obama, who is seeking a second term and will run against Republican nominee Mitt Romney, is slated to speak after 10 p.m. Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm also is scheduled to speak tonight. She is slated to speak between 8-9 p.m. tonight. The full speaking and presentation schedule for the Democratic National Convention is below: 6 p.m. 7 p.m. 8 p.m. 9 p.m. 10 p.m.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Leading Republican primary candidates are spending big money ahead of state primary Tuesday.
Patch presents Michigan presidential campaign roundups before the Republican primary Feb. 28. A new NBC News/Marist poll shows Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum locked in a statistical tie. In Michigan – which has turned into a make-or-break contest for Romney – the former Massachusetts governor gets the support of 37 percent of likely GOP primary voters, including those who are leaning toward a particular candidate, the poll shows. Santorum, a former Pennsylvania senator, has 35 percent support, followed by Texas Rep. Ron Paul at 13 percent and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at 8 percent. “Michigan is neck and neck,” said pollster Lee Miringoff, director of the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion…
Friday, November 4, 2011
GOP organizers confirm who will be on stage for Wednesday debate at Oakland University.
Eight candidates have confirmed participation in next week's Republican Presidential Debate at Oakland University. CNBC, host of the Nov. 9 event, confirmed Wednesday night that the following candidates will be on stage: "Your Money, Your Vote: The Republican Presidential Debate," will take place at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the O'Rena on the OU campus. It will be moderated by CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo and John Harwood. For details about the debate, see The Candidates Are Coming: What to Know Right Now About the GOP Debate at OU.