Romney taps Kid Rock to reach Michigan voters

ROYAL OAK, Mich. — Retired auto-parts retailer John Finn could hardly contain his excitement over a surprise appearance by Kid Rock at Mitt Romney’s final rally before Michigan’s GOP presidential primary election Tuesday. “My granddaughter is going to be so … Continue reading»

Michigan Mormons like Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, too

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — Nancy McIntyre enthusiastically declared her support in Michigan’s GOP presidential primary Tuesday for Mitt Romney, who grew up in this affluent community. “You bet. Yay, Mitt!” McIntyre said, pulling her plush coat tighter against the chill … Continue reading»

News analysis The hurricane that raged from Iowa to Colorado has now given way to a momentary calm. But come Tuesday the pause gives way to another Republican nomination maelstrom, with struggles in Michigan and Arizona leading into the following … Continue reading»

Romney seeks tea party votes, Santorum hunts cash

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Launched by a bitter debate, Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney are powering into a crucial stretch of the Republican presidential campaign, one man badly needing money and the other anxious to win over conservative voters. Romney … Continue reading»