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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney toured Michigan Tuesday with stops in Frankenmuth, DeWitt, and Holland.

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney returns to Michigan as he winds up a tour of six battleground states. He will make three campaign stops and attend two fundraisers.

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Republican presidential candidates will be criss-crossing Michigan. GOP hopefuls Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul all have Michigan campaign stops planned. And there is no let-up expected in campaign advertising.

This has largely been what’s called a “contrast” campaign, which is a euphemism for attacking one’s opponents.

Bobby Schostak is the Michigan Republican chairman. He says Republicans don’t simply want someone who can beat President Obama in November.