In the Loop: Michigan


Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Was Michigan Dem chief the Easter Bunny?

The names of those who’ve played Mr. Bunny apparently are being kept on “close hold.”

By Al Kamen  |  11:40 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lon Johnson, Michigan, Easter Bunny, Egg Roll, White House, Julianna Smoot, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 03/01/2012

Ohio primary ‘semi-open’ to Democratic mischief

Turns out that, while the Republican National Committee listed Ohio’s Tuesday GOP primary as closed, it is only slightly more closed than the Michigan primary was.

By Al Kamen  |  12:38 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Santorum, Romney, Obama, Michigan primary, Ohio primary, Daily Kos, Operation Hilarity, Democratic crossover vote, crossovers, Buckeye state, delegates, Democratic crossover, Ohio Republican Party, Chuck Todd

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Mitt Romney in Michigan: Loving the trees

Midwesterners know what the GOP candidate may have meant when he said “the trees are the right height.”

By Al Kamen  |  02:53 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, trees, Michigan primary, Rick Santorum, Fox News, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop, tree-huggers, car on the roof, Romney dog

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Rick Santorum: The devil was in the details

Seems Rick Santorum heeded former GOP presidential candidate Steve Forbes’s advice that he stop talking about Satan.

By Al Kamen  |  03:50 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum, Steve Forbes, the devil, Lucifer, Arlen Spector, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, CNN, Michigan, Michigan primary, crossover voting

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Michigan primary: Democratic mischief?

The critical Michigan GOP primary may be affected by Democrats voting against Romney.

By Al Kamen  |  12:01 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michigan Republican, Michigan primary, Santorum, Romney, John McCain, George W. Bush, Rick Snyder, Democrats, crossover voting, GOP, Daily Kos, Operation Hilarity

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 02/13/2012

George W. Bush: Auto bailout was mine!

President George W. Bush again claims credit for auto industry bailout

By Al Kamen  |  02:30 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Michigan Primary, Auto bailouts