Mitt Romney scrambles to nail down Michigan

Loss in home state could cripple him

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - In the final hours before tomorrow’s all-important Republican primary here, Mitt Romney is casting himself as the scrappy underdog, a reflection of how much the political landscape has been redrawn by Rick Santorum’s last-minute surge.

“I think I can show I can fight real hard and come from behind,’’ Romney said yesterday on “Fox News Sunday.’’ “I’m planning on winning here in Michigan, and also in Arizona. That’ll be huge, having come from so far behind here in Michigan.’’

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