Tonya Schuitmaker, a Republican state senator and lawyer, is running for Michigan attorney general in 2018. The 49-year-old, who is from Lawton southwest of Kalamazoo, announced her candidacy Tuesday to … Click to Continue »
When people think of the rustbelt, they think of places like Cleveland, Gary, and Detroit. Renewable energy has been slow to develop Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan form a cluster of states under solid Republican control, Republicans controlling the governor’s mansion and both houses of the legislature. All three states went for Trump, with varying margins. […]
A Republican businessman who says he turned around factories scheduled for closure is taking a "serious look" at running for U.S. Senate in Michigan. Sandy Pensler of Grosse Pointe said … Click to Continue »
Here is a chart from the U of Michigan consumer survey showing an explosion in partisan gap between Democrats and Republicans when it comes to self-reported consumer sentiment: The post Partisan Gap in Consumers’ Perception of the U.S. Economy Explodes was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican Rep. Dave Trott of Michigan said Monday he will not run for re-election, marking the third Republican congressman in less than a week to announce his retirement.
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette launched a bid for governor Tuesday, entering as the Republican front-runner by promising to be a "jobs governor" who will cut income taxes and high auto premiums and notShow More Summary
The Latest on Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette's gubernatorial bid (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has launched his gubernatorial campaign, entering as the Republican front-runner … Click to Continue »
Attorney General Bill Schuette will launch his campaign for governor Tuesday, entering as the Republican front-runner seeking to extend the party's hold on Michigan's top office. The evening announcement was … Click to Continue »
Michigan Republican Rep. Dave Trott announced Monday that he will not be running for re-election in 2018. This is only Trott's second term in the House, he's only 56 years old, and he won his 2016 race by nearly 13 points, so it's not like he's getting too old for the job or being run out of town. Show More Summary
On Monday, Rep. Dave Trott, a Michigan Republican serving only his second term in the House, announced he would not seek re-election, making him the third House Republican to retire in a competitive seat in just the last seven days.Show More Summary
David Wasserman: “In a wave election, Michigan’s 11th CD is exactly the kind of seat Democrats need to flip to win House control. In 2011, GOP legislators carefully drew it to take in the most Republican inner suburbs of Detroit [.....
HMM: Eyes on 2018 as 3rd House Republican Says He’ll Retire. The decision by Rep. Dave Trott of Michigan followed retirement announcements last week by Reps. Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania and Dave Reichert of Washington, three members Democrats planned to try to unseat next year. Though all would have been difficult incumbents to unseat, the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Dave Trott of Michigan says he will not seek re-election. In a statement Monday, the two-term lawmaker says serving has been an honor but he has decided that the best course is "to spend more time with...Show More Summary
A divided Michigan Senate has voted to reduce state fees assessed on homeowners with wave-reducing breakwalls in the Great Lakes. The Republican sponsor of a bill approved Wednesday says it … Click to Continue »
A black Republican Party official infuriated his fellow conservatives by calling out racism in the “Party of Lincoln.” Wayne Bradley is director of African-American engagement for the Michigan GOP, where he tried to attract black voters in Detroit — which typically gives more than...
Today, I look at Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin which includes three states that helped Trump win the Presidency. ILLINOIS 18 districts- 11 Democrats/ 7 Republicans Incumbents facing primary challengers- 5...Show More Summary
Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, Wednesday morning, Nov. 9, 2016, Republicans awoke to learn they had won the lottery. Donald Trump had won the presidency by carrying Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. All three states had gone Democratic in the last six presidential elections. The GOP had won both houses of Congress. Show More Summary
After seeing their success with one entertainer turned politician in Donald Trump, Republicans in Michigan are getting REALLY serious about potentially repeating the feat with Kid Rock. The GOP wants Kid Rock (real name Robert Ritchie) to run for the Senate seat next year against Democrat incumbent Debbie Stabenow, and they aren't even really holding back [...]
A Republican strategist has filed a complaint against Michigan's elections bureau, alleging staff improperly gave advice on the wording and legality of an anti-gerrymandering ballot initiative. The Board of State … Click to Continue...
In July, shortly after rumors circulated claiming that rock star Kid Rock — whose real name is Robert James Ritchie — would run for United States senate in his home state of Michigan, a poll surfaced online that appeared to carry good news for Kid Rock fans, and for Republicans. Show More Summary