By Sandhya Somashekhar and Nia-Malika Henderson – In narrowly backing Mitt Romney, the electorate that turned out Tuesday for Michigan’s Republican presidential primary offered a snapshot of the front-runner’s strengths and weaknesses.
Romney, who was born and raised in Michigan, performed well among declared Republicans, voters with incomes above $100,000 a year, those whose top concerns were the federal deficit and the economy, and those keen on beating President Obama in the fall.
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- Romney survives in Michigan, eyes on Super Tuesday, Sam Youngman and Steve Holland, Reuters
- Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Voters don’t think Santorum can win (dailykos.com)
- Breaking News: Romney Wins Michigan Primary (themoderatevoice.com)
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- Team Romney: Rick Santorum’s ‘political treason’ over Democrat robocalls … – Daily Mail (dailymail.co.uk)
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- Michigan Primary Results: Romney Edges Out Santorum, Wins Arizona Too (VIDEO) (blippitt.com)