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Herman Cain campaigning for Pete Hoekstra

4:31 PM, Feb 23, 2012   |    comments
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GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) - Former presidential candidate Herman Cain is in Grand Rapids, campaigning for Peter Hoekstra in his campaign for Senate.

Hoekstra launched his Patriots for Pete Tour Thursday morning at Kent County GOP Headquarters.  Hoekstra is in a primary battle for the GOP nomination to face off vs. Senator Debbie Stabenow in November.

The tour starts out across Michigan today, hitting Kalamazoo, Troy and Ypsilanti.

Thursday in Grand Rapids, Cain took aim at President Obama:  "Stupid people are running America the good news is the non-stupid outnumber the stupid - we just have to show up at the polls".

Hoekstra this week signed on to support Cain's 9-9-9 tax plan that calls for

His 9 percent plan replaces the current tax code with an across the board 9 percent tax on personal income, corporate income and a national sales tax.

Cain told a gathering at the Kent County Republican headquarters that he's "Still on a mission - our mission hasn't changed, folks."








WZZM 13's Peter Ross is following all the political action.  You can follow Peter on Twitter @PeterRoss13.

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