1. "(President Barack Obama) inherited a real headache … and although help has not worked as quickly as it all wanted it to, there is momentum," Levin said.

    — U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., sat down with MLive and The Muskegon Chronicle on Tuesday to discuss issues ranging from the upcoming presidential election to the recent selection of Paul Ryan on the Republican ticket. Here’s the full recap of his interview. 

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