Auto Bailout Helping Obama's Case in Blue-Collar States

Lawrence, Jill
September 2012
National Journal;9/1/2012, p4
The article contends that the auto bailout is assisting U.S. President Barack Obama lure the votes of such blue-collar states as Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Ohio is reportedly at the top of the must-win list for both Obama and rival Mitt Romey, and it has over 800,000 jobs directly or indirectly associated with cars. While Romney wins higher in polls on economic expertise, Obama allegedly outperforms him on likability and on who cares more about the problems of everyday Americans.


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