Romney Raises Campaign Cash in Detroit Area

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

TROY, Mich. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is wrapping up a fundraising stop in suburban Detroit with two events that are raising more than $1 million for his campaign.
The Michigan native spoke to supporters at a Troy hotel Wednesday, then traveled to a private home for another event.
Romney's campaign isn't disclosing full financial details but says more than 500 tickets were sold at a minimum of $2,500 each -- a total of at least $1 million.
Earlier Wednesday, he raised money in the Grand Rapids area.
Union and Planned Parenthood protesters lined the road outside the Troy Marriott. Signs said Romney was running for president of the 1 percent, a reference to America's wealthy.
Romney made campaign stops Tuesday in Frankenmuth, Holland and DeWitt.


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  • by We on Jun 22, 2012 at 11:24 AM
    To David The whole process is corrupt. Donors are buying both candidates regardless of party o they have "access" to their man
  • by Joe Location: Mason on Jun 21, 2012 at 03:00 PM
    why do you insist on connecting him with Michigan? The only time he remembers where the state is is when he is running for office.
  • by Joe Location: Mason on Jun 21, 2012 at 01:32 PM
    Why do you insist associating this guy with Michigan? The only time he remembers where the state is is when he is running for office.
  • by David Location: Charlotte on Jun 21, 2012 at 12:47 PM
    To J and Woe not unlike Obama going to hollywood and rubbing noses with his little buddys and they shelling out big $ for his run. Or Obama running to labor unions and sticking his hand in their pockets, the joke is that Obama thinks hes going to get back in the white house .
  • by Woe on Jun 21, 2012 at 08:08 AM
    The American worker is going to need divine intervention if this guy buys the presidency.
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      by Courtney on Jun 25, 2012 at 11:05 AM in reply to Woe
      The American worker, outside of unions, needs divine intervention with who is in the presidency now.
  • by J Location: D on Jun 21, 2012 at 06:26 AM
    Yay, more money to waste when it could go to better use. And who are these 500 people shelling out $2500 per ticket???? What a joke!
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