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Unions and progressive groups plan to roll out a ballot campaign Tuesday to preempt efforts to pass a right-to-work law in Michigan.

The Michigan primary was almost a week ago, but the Rick Santorum campaign continues to dispute the results. The fight with the state GOP is over the apportionment of two statewide delegates to the Republican National Convention.

 Rick Santorum’s presidential campaign has formally asked the Republican National Committee to investigate the actions of Michigan GOP leaders following Tuesday’s presidential primary.

Mitt Romney wins the Michigan Republican Primary, and the panel breaks down the results. The guest is Gary Glenn, GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate.

Former Massachusetts governor and Michigan native Mitt Romney has won the Michigan primary, edging out rival GOP hopeful Rick Santorum.  

At 11 p.m. Tuesday, with 87 percent of the statewide vote counted, Romney carried 41 percent of the vote to Santorum's 37 percent.

Romney's win in Michigan and Arizona propels his campaign towards Super Tuesday on March 6.  Ten states and more than 400 delegates will be up for grabs.

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There are 30 Republican national convention delegates up for grabs in today’s primary. But today’s vote is about more than just delegates.

Ron Paul Draws Large Crowd at MSU

Feb 27, 2012

About 2,500 people, mostly students, gathered on the Michigan State University campus Monday to hear presidential candidate Ron Paul. 

The GOP Presidential race in Michigan is too close to call and State Senator Gretchen Whitmer-D of East Lansing eyes a bid for governor. The guest is John Nixon, Michigan Budget Director.

Susan Demas, Zack Gorchow, and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Republican candidate for president Mitt Romney is campaigning in Michigan all week, with a brief trip to Arizona for a televised debate with his Republican rivals.

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State Representative Barb Byrum (D-Onondaga) is announcing her candidacy for Ingham County Clerk.

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The battle among Republicans in next week's GOP primary has created a pressure cooker in Michigan.  

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Former Massachusetts First Lady Ann Romney was in Jackson Monday night to urge local Republicans to vote for her husband Mitt next Tuesday.

Republican candidates for president Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney have a few campaign stops planned in Michigan this week, with the GOP primary just over a week away.

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum returns to Michigan Monday, speaking at a Republican fundraiser in Grand Rapids. Mitt Romney visits Macomb County Tuesday.