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Clinton To Make Post-Debate Stop In Detroit

Oct 10, 2016

Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton
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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will visit Michigan today for the first time since August. 


Clinton is making a post-debate swing through battleground and near-battleground states.  Michigan has gone with the Democratic nominee in every presidential election for the past two dozen years. 

But Republican nominee Donald Trump is making a play for upper Midwest industrial states, so Democrats are on guard. 

Clinton suffered an embarrassing primary upset in March to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who’s anti-free trade message paralleled Trump’s.

Clinton’s visit also comes one day before Michigan’s deadline to register to vote in the November election.

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— Rick Pluta is the Managing Editor and Reporter for the Michigan Public Radio network.  Contact WEMU News at 734.487.3363 or email us at studio@wemu.org