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Hillary Clinton energizes Democrats during Michigan visit

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton rallied thousands of Democrats in Michigan Thursday at Oakland University in Rochester.

Clinton was in the state to campaign for candidate for governor Mark Schauer and candidate for U.S. Senate Gary Peters. She aimed to link the two to what she characterized as Michigan’s tradition of hard work.

“If you look throughout American history, no place embodies the dignity of work more than Michigan,” said Clinton.

The former first lady said Republicans in Lansing and Washington have slowed down job creation and economic growth, and that it is time for a change.

“When, despite all the progress we’ve made, too many people in Michigan are still looking for work it is time to elect leaders who know how to create jobs and deliver results.”

Clinton is the most recent potential presidential candidate to visit Michigan in the last month. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush made campaign stops across the state earlier this week for Governor Rick Snyder and U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land.

Supporters shell out big bucks in governor, senate races

moneyIf you’ve tuned to local TV at any point in the last month, you’ve probably seen the election ads.

Millions of dollars have been spent so far on advertising in Michigan’s Governor and U.S. Senate races, and according to some political observers, there’s no end in sight.
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