michigan

  • February 23, 2012  

    GOP contenders Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum traded repeated blows at a debate Wednesday night in Mesa, Ariz., criticizing each other on conservative beliefs, use of federal earmarks and education reform. Judy Woodruff reports on the Republican candidates’ campaign tactics ahead of primaries in Arizona and Michigan. Continue reading

  • February 22, 2012  

    GOP contenders campaigned Wednesday in Arizona as they prepared for the season’s 20th presidential debate. Gwen Ifill reports from Phoenix. Then Judy Woodruff discusses the coming Michigan primary with Micheline Maynard of the public media project Changing Gears and Bill Ballenger of the Inside Michigan Politics newsletter. Continue reading

  • February 21, 2012   BY Christina Bellantoni and Alex Bruns  

    Mitt Romney campaigns in Michigan, which holds its primary Feb. 28. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images. The next seven days might feel like an eternity for the man hoping to reclaim the spot atop the presidential pack. Mitt Romney was … Continue reading

  • February 16, 2012   BY Christina Bellantoni and Terence Burlij  

    Rick Santorum is doing very well in the polls in Michigan, which holds its primary Feb 28. Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images. So much for Mitt Romney’s home-field advantage in Michigan. A Detroit News poll released Thursday found Rick Santorum … Continue reading

  • February 15, 2012  

    Several national polls now show GOP hopeful Rick Santorum in a new dead heat with longtime front-runner Mitt Romney. Gwen Ifill discusses Santorum’s rise and efforts to win Michigan’s Feb. 28 primary with The Washington Post’s Dan Balz and Bill Ballenger of the Inside Michigan Politics newsletter. Continue reading

  • January 27, 2012  

    President Obama announced Friday at the University of Michigan that he’s putting colleges on notice that tuition hikes can’t continue year after year. Ray Suarez discusses the proposals with Mark Yudof, president of the University of California, and Richard Vedder of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity. Continue reading

  • December 6, 2011  

    With Detroit on track to completely run out of cash in four months, Michigan’s government began a 30-day review of the Motor City’s beleaguered finances Tuesday. That process could lead to a state takeover. Desiree Cooper of Detroit Public TV reports. Continue reading

  • March 29, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the nation grew almost ten percent over the last decade — from 281.4 million in 2000 to 308.7 million in 2010. The country’s racial mix has shifted, too. The number of people that identify … Continue reading

  • March 29, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau the nation grew almost ten percent over the last decade — from 281.4 million in 2000 to 308.7 million in 2010. The country’s racial mix has shifted too. The number of people that identify … Continue reading

  • January 20, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    In its heyday it boasted nearly two million people; the world’s premier industry (autos); the world’s most popular music (Motown); and perhaps the country’s most prosperous black middle class. But Detroit’s population is down 50 percent; so are wages in … Continue reading