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Meantime the race for the Republican nomination losing to Arizona and Michigan that's also big story ever graduate as everybody I'm generally when Jon Scott from the candidates are battling for the final states before the big Super Tuesday vote yes 59 delegates up for grabs tomorrow the biggest one.
Day total so far -- the campaigns are pushing hard to get their messages out.
Iron Michigan news -- blood in Cincinnati lineup.
We grow up thinking burners and listen to tell your face well it's great to -- That -- made quite clear about this those people who want to kill us.
Want to kill us because from their worldview.
We are the greatest threat they've ever faced because we represent freedom.
And freedom is the end of there.
What we need to you know change this by change in the people's attitude about what the government should be doing and let me tell you.
The government under our constitution.
Is not supposed to be running a wealthier state nor I warfare -- there to protect our liberties that's what their job.
I'd -- went around and Croat about how I was gonna put.
Caps on CO2 emissions.
As a certain governor for Massachusetts did.
He bought -- to cap and trade -- someone you can trust.
Someone who could go after President Obama on the horrible record on energy.
I -- what -- tried to do to impose.
More government control of your lives not someone who went along with it.
That's why this voted Michigan is -- -- Well thus far after votes in eight states Mitt Romney has the lead with nine.
Rick Santorum with 47 nude Gingrich has 32 Ron Paul has twenty.
Still very early in the process though with 1144.
Delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination.
So tomorrow we'll be all about gaining momentum and may be blunt in your competitors drive joining us now from Livonia Michigan -- -- the ankle anchor.
Of special reports going to be an interesting vote -- Brett.
It really well John first of all that story out of Ohio has put a lot of things in perspective the campaigns.
Reacting to that horrible tragic story in the the one student who was killed and many people out here saying it's.
It shows puts things in perspective on a on a day like this ahead of as you mentioned.
A big big primary here in Michigan and in Arizona.
Not as big as far as the number of delegates but really big as you mentioned about momentum and the top two front runners Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum.
Battling it out really event by event I'm heading to an event -- Albion Michigan around the event -- just a few moments.
I want to sent to -- event last night I caught up with the former.
Pennsylvania senator I asked him about his status in the polls and what he thinks about his chances here in -- We need help spell them as much as we've been outspent here by by the super pacs and everything else.
You're you're the other development here -- the -- not because you know once.
What you popular head up they're gonna come and try to cut it off and they've been that they've been hammered and hammered and hammered away at us and -- the last ten days are numbers of them have started to go down.
So senator Santorum says he's now the underdog now understand -- polls had him up fifteen points sometimes even bigger than that the spread.
Right now it is a battle in this state however Democrats and independents can vote in this primary.
It is have to go in say they'd like to vote in the Republican primary there's some focus from Democrats they say on.
I tried to affect this race how big a deal that is we'll have to see really the big battle is.
Who's the true conservative especially in the western part of the state and we'll show you about a -- in a different regions of Michigan tonight a special report.
One now Mitt Romney advisor was quoted as saying that the right is demanding ideological purity and it doesn't exist.
According to Mitt Romney's people -- is that how they're seeing it.
Well yeah -- there are some the -- campaign is clearly saying that and suggesting that their man is best positioned.
To go up against President Obama however if you look at some polls.
There are some states in which head to head matchups are very similar.
A Mitt Romney is trying to tie into his business experience his family ties to this state.
And he's really trying to fire up organizationally all across the state I just want to Ron Paul event John downtown Detroit at a Baptist Church.
He's got obviously a loyal following here he talked about.
What he said was ratio is racism in the judicial system.
The money that is being spent on wars.
Got a lot of applause the question is how much does he take out of Michigan and how much -- Newt Gingrich factor in here is well it's going to be mentioning -- tomorrow.
Especially as you pointed out with a -- Democrats and independents being able to vote in the Republican primary.
Could be some interest -- results -- thank you yeah.
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