Transcript for Romney Wins Mich., Ariz. Primaries
Showdowns in Michigan and Arizona. The Clinton had Romney back on top of the Republican race can he stay -- this time and -- -- the nomination that is the big question in your voice your vote. And ABC's John Karl starts us off from Grand Rapids right now good morning John. Good morning -- George Will Mitt Romney avoided disaster last night by winning his home state of Michigan. But the victory here may have been a little too close for comfort. Mitt Romney. We didn't win by a lot but we won by enough and that's all -- -- But Romney never expected a race this close in Michigan it's where he was born and raised where his father was governor. A state he warned for years ago by -- big margin. Replaces and I have lived have all -- board's mission. -- Okay. This time. It's a tough challenge from underdog which seem to form a month ago they did newly -- they do now. -- of the system Michigan uses Santorum may end up winning as many or even more delegates than Mitt Romney and the people of Michigan. Looked into the hearts of the candidates and all I have to say is I love you back. Forbes outspent and -- organized he lost big in Arizona. But he gave Romney a run for his money in Michigan he told us that kept as a win. That kind of a victory that's a huge victory powers. We're doing very very good thank you western Michigan -- Santorum won overwhelmingly among Democrats. Who in Michigan are allowed to vote in the Republican primary. At least some voted for Santorum because they believe he would be easier for President Obama to be. Including these Democrats we found crashes santorum's election night party. You voted for Rick Santorum. Why. Because he's fast and yeah. The race now moves to territory that may be less friendly to Mitt Romney next Tuesday. Is -- Super Tuesday ten states voting George including several states where Romney is now trailing in recent polls to either Newt Gingrich order -- form.
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