Michigan Primary: Can Romney Beat Santorum?

Voting has begun in the state that could be a tipping point for the nomination.
2:19 | 02/28/12

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Transcript for Michigan Primary: Can Romney Beat Santorum?
Will they in the race for the White House Mitt -- vs Rick Santorum in the battleground of Michigan. The voting has begun in the state that could be the tipping point for the Republican nomination. We Begin today's your voice your vote with ABC's David Muir in Detroit good morning David. George good morning to you from the crucial battleground of Michigan Mitt Romney Rick Santorum neck connector is this voting gets under way here this morning. This is Romney's home state and if he loses here there is a lot of talk about whether or not that would trigger a Republican reset. With so much riding in just how Mitt Romney performed here overnight he -- to -- another kid for. I'm happy to introduce a -- of Detroit -- Kid Rock pulled -- free while he's chosen campaigns -- Romney who many believe at -- home field advantage here is now facing a serious -- for Rick Santorum. We have an opportunity here tomorrow and Michigan. Here at Kalamazoo. To go -- do something big shock the established. And -- controversial move into his campaign is -- mobile calling Democrat -- -- tried to get them to the polls to. It's an open primary here and -- would vote. Romney supported the bailouts were his walls Greek billionaire buddies. But oppose the auto bailout that was a slap in the face every Michigan workers and -- not -- let Romney get away with it. But what that -- does not point out is that Santorum oppose the auto bailout to. Overnight Santorum defended the move. One of the things that. I think governor Romney as people say is all he can't attract Democrats were guess what we'll wait and say the Bobby campaign shot back -- yet to be Democrats loopholes outrageous. -- -- -- -- -- secs using people it's it's a new low in this campaign. But there is another group Mitt Romney might want to be concerned about this morning take a look at these new results from ABC news Washington Post poll. Of that core group of GOP voters that considers itself very conservative. Losing some fourteen points in just a week -- -- now get to 38% favorability rating compared that to Rick Santorum who stands at 60%. Would that same group of trouble spot going into today's primary of course George Super Tuesday -- from capture hesitated thanks very much.

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