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We just talk about this a little bit with Scott Rasmussen that Mitt Romney is tapping into his Michigan roots as the GOP candidates gear up for Tuesday's crucial primary but the -- Romney's home state now appears to be more of a toss up with a brand new polls out.
Showing that Rick Santorum.
Has a slight.
Slight -- Steve Brown is live in Lansing Michigan with morning -- -- anything CD might as well be slightly in the lead.
Yes slightly ahead is better than slightly behind -- this is a very tight race.
If you take a look at the real clear politics average of polling in the Republican primary here in this particular state.
It's Rick Santorum at 33 point 8%.
Mitt Romney at 33%.
Then you have Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich further back.
This is was what state have because of Romney's roots here that set up to be a Romney winnable state.
Keep in mind he won the Michigan primary in 2008 -- fathers who was governor and ran AMC civil Romney name is pretty well known here.
And Romney -- -- in polls here.
For months now it's a toss up.
And the possibility of losing is a very distinct want in the Romney backers are playing down those consequences.
If he loses he's clearly hurt I don't think he's gonna lose.
But if he does lose perception only it'll be a big deal in reality it won't be that big of a deal.
The Santorum folks are kind of riding a wave its interest in the former Pennsylvania senator was leading in a poll in the state of Michigan before -- made his first visit in the state of Michigan so it's kind of vendee -- -- terms of polling in this particular state.
The red white and blue pack in support of Rick Santorum is going to be putting in a by a pretty substantial to trying counteract.
The Romney campaign and the real pro Romney super -- -- Barrages.
Going on in the state so a lot of advertising dollars being spent here in this particular state -- could be -- if he loses here it's a tossup right now Jenna.
-- dissing a wire from the Associated Press this is Donald Trump.
Is that telling Michigan voters that were Santorum is not the guy to go for Romney and so when you pick up that robo call -- -- trump on the other end.
It is exiles are out there running those there's a lot of phone banking going on we -- told.
In some micro micro targeting as far as social media into so this race -- camp -- Quite a bit the last couple weeks have.
They can put our -- just a little bit less than a week -- -- Election Day there and in Michigan State thank you very much.
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