After Auto Bailout, Detroit Fallout Trails Romney

Mitt Romney

Whether voters see a principled stand or ruthless capitalism in Mitt Romney’s 2008 opposition to the auto industry rescue will affect how he fares in Michigan’s primary and likely beyond.

  • Gov. Rick Scott’s anti-science purge begins: State employee banned for uttering ‘climate change’Gov. Rick Scott’s anti-science purge begins: State employee banned for uttering ‘climate change’
    A Florida state employee has been reprimanded and told not to come to work after Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) administration banned the use of the terms “climate change” and “global warming.” Earlier this month, reports said that officials in the Scott administration ordered Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) administrators not to use the terms in documents or meetings because they asserted that the climate science behind global warming was not a “true fact.” More
  • Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran
    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory boardGOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • Ford shareholders reject stock proposal
    Ford Motor Co. shareholders are again rejecting a proposal to dilute the Ford family's control over the company. At its annual meeting in Wilmington, Del., Thursday, Ford said 67 percent of shareholders voted against the proposal to make each Ford share worth one vote. More
  • Obama cautions Americans not to get too cozy with low gas prices because they will inevitably go back up
    Praising the government's bailout of the auto industry, Obama told the Detroit News Tuesday ... on the brink of a Depression — that we might not be able to control the fallout. 'The question was not, "Do we intervene?" The question was, "Do we intervene ...
    01/7/2015 - 3:20 am | View Link
  • Rick Snyder Front, Center In Detroit Bankruptcy
    While acknowledging the political difficulties associated with anything viewed a bailout, Rattner questioned why the state and possibly the federal government aren't offering Detroit a rescue package. "It's not logical for there to be political fallout ...
    07/20/2013 - 11:02 pm | View Link
  • CNN Poll: Romney trailing in birth state
    "It has been suggested that the auto bailout is particularly popular among men in 'car cultures' like Michigan even if they do not directly make their living from the auto industry." Romney was born in Detroit ... on government. Fallout from the ...
    09/20/2012 - 4:33 am | View Link
  • Democrats Set The Tone For November Election
    The goal was to contrast a politically unpopular decision — spending tax dollars to help a private industry — with Romney’s call at the time to let Detroit go bankrupt ... health care reform and the auto industry bailout, and to present a detailed ...
    09/4/2012 - 5:13 pm | View Link
  • What can Ohio learn from the Michigan primary?
    He trails ... Detroit Go Bankrupt'. " Indeed, Democratic leaders have been appearing throughout Ohio with this message in recent days. And there is at least one television spot, airing statewide, reminding voters that frontrunner Romney opposed the auto ...
    03/2/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • More
  • Effects of the 2008–10 automotive industry crisis on the ...
    Detroit's "Big Three" automakers went to Washington, D.C., on December 2 (arriving in Washington in hybrids after being criticized for traveling to the earlier ...
    03/26/2015 - 5:44 pm | View Website
  • Breaking Political News, Headlines & Opinion | Politics ...
    Presidential politics and political news from News about political parties, political campaigns, world and international politics, politics news ...
    03/26/2015 - 2:20 am | View Website
  • My FOX
    Visit the FOX 2 Detroit website for the top Detroit news stories and also watch FOX 2 News live.
    03/26/2015 - 12:54 am | View Website
  • Business News, Personal Finance and Money News
    Find the latest business news on Wall Street, jobs and the economy, the housing market, personal finance and money investments and much more on ABC News
    03/25/2015 - 1:31 am | View Website
  • Big Three auto CEOs flew private jets to ask for taxpayer ...
    Some lawmakers lashed out at the CEOs of the Big Three auto companies Wednesday for flying private jets to Washington to request taxpayer bailout money.
    03/24/2015 - 8:09 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Politics News