GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—If he carries Michigan, many routes to victory are open for Barack Obama. Without Michigan, he’s got a big problem.
This state, which was living with economic catastrophe long before this week’s Wall Street meltdown, could be to this election what Ohio was in 2004 and Florida was in 2000.
“For us to win Michigan, people have to understand that Barack Obama is going to put people back to work,” she says. “That’s going to trump every other division in the state.”
Friday, September 19, 2008
"The Battle for Michigan"