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UPDATED: Romney Ekes Out Michigan Win, But Santorum Expects Tie in Delegate Count

Romney claimed victory in his must-win native state of Michigan, but as a weakened candidate with a narrow margin. Arizona was kinder to him.

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Yet for all the intensity of the battle between the contenders, there appears to be little in the Republican base. The Washington Post reports that among Michigan primary voters, "[l]ess than half of voters there said they backed their candidate 'strongly,'" in exit polls. Turnout was reported to be low.

 

 

Adele M. Stan is AlterNet's Washington correspondent. Follow her on Twitter: www.twitter.com/addiestan

 
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