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President Barack Obama could be in Detroit on Nov. 1 for campaign stop, media outlet claims

DETROIT, MI — The plans don’t appear finalized yet, but there’s a good chance President Barack Obama will make a campaign stop in Detroit on Nov. 1 — three days before the midterm elections. Full News here – Detroit News

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Michelle Obama rallies Democrats in Detroit; ‘We’re better off today’

First Lady Michelle Obama visited downtown Detroit on Friday to stump for U.S. Senate candidate Gary Peters and other Democratic hopefuls ahead of the Nov. 4 general election. Full News here – Detroit News

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Michelle Obama in Detroit: Stakes could not be higher in midterm elections

First lady Michelle Obama brought her election turnout message for women, young people and minorities to Michigan on Friday, rallying a crowd of Democrats in Downtown Detroit. Full News here – Detroit News

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Michelle Obama to visit Detroit: What she’s been saying in other cities

Michelle Obama has been courting young people and minorities in Democratic campaign events across the country, and she’s likely to bring the same pitch to Detroit on Friday. Full News here – Detroit News

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Michelle Obama in Detroit: No more free tickets left for event, Michigan Democratic Party says

DETROIT, MI — Supporters of first lady Michelle Obama had the opportunity Wednesday to get free tickets to see her speech Friday at Detroit’s Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts and certainly took advantage. The Michigan Democratic Party confirmed Thursday that all the tickets sold out within about an hour after they went on […]

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Michelle Obama coming to Detroit: How to get tickets

Michelle Obama plans to speak in Detroit on Friday, and free tickets are available for anyone who can get to one of six pick-up sites in time Wednesday morning. Full News here – Detroit News

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Obama opens campaign against campus sexual assault

Washington — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden plan to announce a campus sexual assault awareness campaign from the White House Friday, with a special focus on engaging men in the fight against a largely hidden problem. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Column: Mr. Obama goes to war

President Barack Obama has come to the realization that the war on terror doesn’t end simply because you quit fighting it. The rest of America must get to the same place. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Republican Metro Detroit congresswoman praises Obama speech, says she’ll put politics aside on ISIS

U.S. Rep. Candice Miller (R-Harrison Twp.) said Thursday she wants to put politics aside when it comes to going after an extremist group that’s been terrorizing Iraq and Syria and growing fast. Full News here – Detroit News

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@WhiteHouse posts Instagram photo of Obama in Ann Arbor; urges Republicans to ‘#RaiseTheWage’

“It’s time for Republicans in Congress to join Democrats and raise the minimum wage because nobody who works full-time should live in poverty. #1010Now #RaiseTheWage” Full News here – Oakland Business

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Detroit congressman encourages Obama to bypass ‘do-nothing Congress’ on immigration

The president this week, after House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) informed him an immigration overhaul would not be taken up this year, met with Cabinet secretaries and urged them to “be creative about how we can make real progress” on issues where Congress won’t act. Full News here – Detroit News

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VIDEO: Obama congratulates US Men’s Soccer Team

US Men’s National Team Captain Clint Dempsey and goalkeeper Tim Howard received a congratulatory call from President Obama Tuesday, following their showing at the World Cup in Brazil. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Detroit Big Three, unions and others ask Obama for funding of second bridge to Canada

Detroit’s Big Three automakers, local labor groups and municipalities have jointly sent a letter to Pres. Barack Obama asking for help with the funding of a customs plaza needed for a second bridge to be built from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Supreme Court: Employers can opt out of Obama contraceptive insurance mandate

Associated Press – The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Obama point man on Detroit to become counselor to Biden

Associated Press – President Barack Obama’s lead coordinator on Detroit is joining Vice President Joe Biden’s team. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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