It’s official: The week of the Republican National Convention has been a terrific week for voting rights in the United States. Not because of the RNC—the GOP platform explicitly endorses voter suppression laws—but because federal courts across the country have struck down state measures designed to make voting harder for minorities. Show More Summary
New York Times correspondents are chronicling the colorful, the unusual and the quirky at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
Christie told Michigan's Republican delegation in Ohio that his wife, Mary Pat Christie, asked the billionaire businessman for a donation.
Donald Trump’s electoral map seeks to turn a lot of blue states red. His political director told Republican lawmakers last week that he’d target 17 states, including typically Democratic-voting states of Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. Trump later added the reliably blue states of Washington, Oregon and Connecticut to the mix, according to Rep.…
Republican Donald Trump is more popular with Michigan's working-class white voters than past GOP candidates, and has pledged to back out of the treaty some blame for the loss of countless Rust Belt jobs. At stake is the white, working-class...Show More Summary
Ouch, Republicans … According to Ballotpedia's battleground poll, [Hillary] Clinton leads [Donnie] Trump: 51% to 37% in Florida 45% to 41% in Iowa 50% to 33% in Michigan 48% to 38% in North Carolina 46% to 37% in Ohio 49% to 35% in Pennsylvania 45% to 38% in Virginia Libertarian Gary Johnson has no effect on the margins. Show More Summary
Well color me surprised! Once again, a terrible Republican plan by Michigan's GOP Governor has failed to achieve its goal; which is to catch those drug-abusing welfare cheats and expose the fraud of the whole 'entitlement' concept. Except, not one of the 303 recipients whom they tested, turned up positive. Show More Summary
Meat is exempted After more than a year of negotiations, Senators have reached a bipartisan deal regarding genetically modified ingredients. On Thursday, Democratic Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan and Republican Senator Pat Roberts...Show More Summary
Michigan Rep. Fred Upton said Friday that he will not endorse presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. In an interview with a local radio station, Upton said that the brash billionaire has gone “off the track.” "NotShow More Summary
A Michigan judge on Tuesday dismissed charges against a former state representative, while ruling another lawmaker should stand trial after he tried to hide their extramarital affair, according to a prosecutor’s office spokeswoman. Ingham County District Judge Hugh Clarke ruled that former...
In the Republicanism indistinguishable from satire contest, another fine entry: A look at the Republican women who "love Trump." Ronna Romney McDaniel, Michigan’s Republican Party chairwoman, said her mother (once married to Mitt’s brother),...Show More Summary
The year 2016 marks the 162nd anniversary of the birth of the Republican Party in Ripon, Wisconsin on March 20, with the first statewide convention being in Jackson, Michigan on July 6, 1854, in opposition to the passage of the Kansas Nebraska Act, permitting expansion of slavery into new...
I doubt it matters very much that Michigan’s embattled Republican governor, Rick Snyder, won’t be endorsing Donald Trump for president. Given Snyder’s performance on the Flint water issue, who...
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) “has sidelined himself in the race for president, choosing not to make an endorsement of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump,” the Detroit News reports. Said Snyder: “I’ve stayed out of the whole thing, and I’m [...]
Michigan’s Republican governor, Rick Snyder, has decided he won't endorse Donald Trump for president, saying he would prefer instead to focus on issues in his own state.
Michigan's anti-transgender response: a bill that won't advance and a polite letter. The post Michigan Republicans Scramble To Prove Their Anti-Transgender Credentials appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Donald Trump promises to rewrite the electoral map. He presents himself as the friend of the white, working-class man. He insists he’ll win in places such as Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and other states Republicans have not won in years — in decades in some places. There are three problems with this. First, just as Trump thinks […]
Gilbert said that health problems forced her out of the race, which she filed to do after the state’s filing deadline. This means that the Republican candidate, Rob Bishop, will win the race as there was no other Democratic challenger in the race.
HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — Former “Little House on the Prairie” star Melissa Gilbert is dropping her run for Congress in Michigan. Gilbert was the only Democrat challenging Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Bishop in the 8th District. But in a statement Tuesday, she says health problems are forcing her out of the race. The 52-year-old Gilbert […]
Lee Chatfield is a Freshman Republican representing a district in Michigan that includes my low income county, Chippewa, along with some of the richest counties in the state. His heart, he says, is with God, so naturally he ran as a Tea Party candidate. Show More Summary