Nevada Senator Harry Reid released a statement after Senate Republicans forced a vote on a proposal that would have removed a funding source for water improvements to help the people of Flint, Michigan and others throughout the nation. Show More Summary
On Wednesday, the Michigan Attorney General, Republican Bill Schuette, filed charges against three low-level workers. Mike Glasgow is the Flint water quality supervisor, while Mike Prysby is an engineer for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). Show More Summary
NY wins on the Democratic and Republican sides could be inconclusive Bernie Sanders had hoped to score an upset in yesterday's New York primary, similar to what happened in Michigan. But that didn’t happen. Some chalked it up to NewShow More Summary
Michigan's Attorney General, Bill Schuette, is filing criminal charges in the case. Unfortunately, Rick Snyder will be left unscathed, while a couple of underlings take the fall for the recklessly incompetent decision to switch the source of Flint's water from Lake Huron to the Flint River. Show More Summary
It’s been a minute since we’ve checked in on the water situation in Flint, Michigan, to see if it’s still sludgy and toxic and full of lead poops. Of course, since such a valiant conqueror as Republican Gov. Rick Snyder is on the case, it’s probably all better now, and you only have to chew
Well, this must be a bitter disappointment to Mitt Romney. His niece is the chair of the Michigan Republican Party and is saying that she will bind herself to Donald
Despite the backlash following the implementation of anti-gay religious freedom and “bathroom” laws in North Carolina, Tennessee and Mississippi, a Michigan Republican Senator is to introduce legislation that would force transgenderShow More Summary
Michigan Republican Party leaders who hoped for an orderly state convention this weekend in Lansing now face a bitterly divided GOP delegation chosen after claims of stolen delegates and “double-crossed” convention-goers. As muddled and contentious as this convention was, with just 59 delegates at stake, the national GOP convention in Cleveland this summer could be [...]Show More Summary
Intrigue and skulduggery at the Michigan Republican Party Convention. Delegates supporting Donald Trump and John "the Spoiler" Kasich worked together to double-cross Sen. Ted Cruz and keep his Michigan delegates off the powerful committees that govern the national convention and write the party platform. Show More Summary
The Michigan Republican Party dealt a surprising setback to Sen. Ted Cruz on Saturday, when the Texas senator’s supporters were shut out of holding any of the state’s seats on the committees that wield power over the Republican National Convention's rules and procedures.
With the presidential contest so closely contested this year, Republicans have to sweat the small stuff — and every little detail is going to earn out-sized scrutiny. Take Michigan, for example, where Republicans gathered Saturday to finalize a slate of 59 delegates to the Republican National Convention. Donald Trump, who easily won the state last […]
Today the Colorado and Michigan Republican parties continue the delegate selection fight at the state conventions in Colorado and Michigan: The post GOP State Conventions in Colorado and Michigan Continue Delegate Selection Fight appeared first on RedState.
“Michigan Republican Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel said Thursday she will pledge her national delegate vote to presidential front-runner Donald Trump since the New York billionaire won last month’s primary,” the Detroit News reports. “The state chairwoman’s Trump pledge comes after [...]
Michigan has had an issue fixing its roads and for the last two years the Republican controlled Legislature and the Republican Governor have not been able to decide or agree on what the solution might be. I believe what has been decided was an increase in gas taxes, some money from the imaginary general fund […]
Grassroots groups in Michigan say they’re about to achieve something big. This year, if they get enough petition signatures, voters might get to decide at the ballot box whether to ban fracking and legalize marijuana. There’s just one problem: the state’s Republican lawmakers are now trying to change the rules in the middle of the game. Show More Summary
Lawmakers are now trying to change the rules in the middle of the game. The post The Crafty Way Republicans Are Trying To Keep Marijuana And Fracking Off The Ballot In Michigan appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Donald Trump camp in Michigan is sounding the alarm in advance of Tuesday’s Republican county conventions, warning that “imposters” will show up and claim they are Trump backers. An email to Trump supporters from Michigan campaign manager Scott Hagerstrom (pictured above) says: “If you KNOW a precinct delegate… Are they a TRUE Donald Trump [...]Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Republicans have made environmental regulations their punching bag for years. But now that there's a water crisis unfolding in Flint, Michigan, they've decided that what we actually need is more rules. "We need the Lead...Show More Summary
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder is testifying before a congressional committee that has been investigating lead contamination in the water supply in Flint.
WASHINGTON -- After a hearing in which officials from multiple levels of government insisted they'd done nothing wrong in their handling of the Flint water crisis, a top Republican investigating it suggested Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) has done a better job of coming clean. “He’s actually done something about it. Show More Summary