Obama heads to Michigan amid labor turmoil

December 10, 2012

Air Force One on a foggy morning at Andrews Air Force Base before departure for Michigan. (Philip Rucker/The Washington Post via Instagram)

President Obama heads to Redford, Mich., on Monday to tour an engine-manufacturing plant and seek auto workers' support for his proposal to avoid the "fiscal cliff." 

During Obama's visit to the Daimler-owned facility, the company will announce a new $100 million investment to expand its Detroit Diesel Corp. operations.  

Obama will land in Michigan as a fight over recently-approved "right-to-work" legislation in the state heats up. The Fix's Sean Sullivan can explain what happened; protests are ongoing. 

The Post will carry live video of Obama's 2 p.m . ET remarks at the Daimler facility here

Natalie Jennings is a Web producer for PostTV.
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