Mitt Romney played to his strengths in Arizona and Michigan, carrying economy voters and those seeking the most electable candidate, according to exit polls conducted for The Associated Press in both states.
Mitt Romney has won Republican presidential primaries in his home state of Michigan and in Arizona, besting Rick Santorum with a pair of victories certain to shore up his struggling campaign.
Romney is focusing his attention on Michigan, his birthplace and the site of an unexpectedly tight race with Santorum, by courting conservative support at a Tea Party rally Thursday night.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder plans to endorse Mitt Romney’s presidential bid Thursday.
President Barack Obama’s campaign has begun buying advertising time in four states that will be critical to the president’s re-election effort, a sign that the presidential campaign is entering a new phase.
Political committees tied to the conservative Club for Growth are launching television ads targeting moderate Republicans in Texas, Michigan and Pennsylvania beginning Tuesday.
The Hokies were selected over higher ranked eligible teams such as Kansas State and Boise State.