Trend Results : Michigan Republican

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State workers question new right-to-work plan

By Justin A. Hinkley, Lansing State Journal State employees are questioning the legitimacy of a new effort to expand Michigan's right-to-work laws, but the Midland Republican behind the plan said he's confident the legislation can stand.

Michigan May Allow Anyone to Refuse Service to Gays

Over the weekend, Republicans in the Michigan Statehouse passed a "license to discriminate" bill that would give just about anyone the right to refuse service to LGBT people if it conflicted with their religious beliefs. The broadlyShow More Summary

"An early look at likely Iowa Republican Caucus participants shows a strong conservative tilt as Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker leads the pack with 25 percent, twice as high as his nearest rival..."

"... according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today." There is a horse race for second place, with 13 percent for U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, 11 percent each for Michigan physician Ben Carson and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and 10 percent for former Florida Gov. Show More Summary

The Faces of CPAC: College Republicans

Langston Bowens, a sophomore at Central Michigan State and committeeman for that state's federation of College Republicans.

Mitt Romney's Niece Picked To Head Michigan Republican Party

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A niece of Mitt Romney has been picked to lead the Michigan Republican Party. Ronna Romney McDaniel was elected Saturday by delegates attending the party's convention in Lansing. Bobby Schostak didn't seek another two-year term after four years as chairman. The 41-year-old McDaniel lives in Northville. Show More Summary

Michigan Lawmaker Introduces Bills to Restrict Abortion, Fund Anti-Choice Nonprofits

A Republican Michigan lawmaker this month introduced a series of anti-choice bills, among them a restriction on later abortions and a proposal to publicly fund anti-choice organizations. Image: Shutterstock The post Michigan Lawmaker Introduces Bills to Restrict Abortion, Fund Anti-Choice Nonprofits appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Michigan Republican Official fatally Shoots Self While Adjusting Bra Holster

Christina Bond, a Florida precinct delegate, died New Year’s Day, but new details were just released. “She was having trouble adjusting her bra holster, couldn’t get it to fit the way she wanted it to. She was looking down at it and accidentally discharged the weapon,” St. Joseph Public Safety Director Mark Clapp said. According [...]

Woman Fatally Shoots Self In Face While Adjusting Bra Holster

This past New Year’s Day, 55-year old Christina Bond, who had been recently elected as a Republican precinct delegate for St. Joseph Charter Township Precinct 1 in Michigan, was declared dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. On Wednesday, St. Joseph’s public safety officials revealed the actual manner of her death–she shot herself in […]

Wingnut Lady Shoots Self Dead While Adjusting Boob-Gun

A minor official in the Michigan Republican Party who was found dead on New Year’s Day apparently did not take her own life. Instead, new information released Wednesday indicates that Christina Bond died while adjusting a gun in a bra holster. At least no toddlers were involved in this shooting. Read more on Wingnut Lady Shoots Self Dead While Adjusting Boob-Gun…

Bra holster misfire kills Michigan Republican delegate

last weekHumor : Boing Boing

"'She was having trouble adjusting her bra holster, couldn't get it to fit the way she wanted it to. She was looking down at it and accidentally discharged the weapon,' said St. Joseph Public Safety Director Mark Clapp."(via MLive)

Michigan Republican official fatally shoots self in eye while adjusting gun in her bra holster

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Law enforcement officials in Michigan said that they learned this week that an elected Republican official who had recently shot herself to death had been adjusting her bra holster when the accident occurred. Earlier this year, St. Joseph Public Safety officers reported that 55-year-old Christina...

We Need Paid Sick Leave Because Workers Are Humans First

There’s a fuss going on in Michigan over whether the state should mandate paid sick leave for all workers.  It’s the Democrats who are proposing it but the Republicans dominate the government, so at this point it’s not a question of winning the issue, it’s a question of how far their bill gets before it [...]

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Team Blue's road back to the majority starts in this district

If Democrats want the House back anytime soon, they'll need to unseat Republicans like Michigan's Tim Walberg Leading Off: • MI-07: Good news for Democrats: Team Blue has landed one of its first legitimate recruits in the arduous battle to reclaim the House, state Rep. Show More Summary

Michigan will recognize 300 gay marriages performed legally before stay was issued

Republican Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced Wednesday that the state would in fact recognize the 300-plus marriages that took place in a 24-hour window last year after they were legalized by a federal judge but before they were stopped by an appeals court. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Mad Mike’s America: Republican governors insist the national unemployment is suspiciously low while their state’s own jobless rate can’t possibly be that high. Either way, it’s an Obama conspiracy. Progress Michigan: Something is rotten...Show More Summary

During The 2014 Election - The "Democratic Governor's Association" Paid A Black Voice-Over To Condemn The Republican Governor Of Michigan For Touting "Economic Recovery" Despite BLACK UNEMPLOYMENT BEING TWICE THAT OF WHITE FOLKS IN THE STATE. Fast Forwa


As Michigan's Republican Governor Plugs Gay Rights, GOP Lawmaker Reintroduces 'License To Discriminate' Bill

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

If you need evidence of the growing divide on LGBT issues within the Republican Party, look no further than Michigan. On the same day that Republican Gov. Rick Snyder (top right) made headlines by calling for more dialogue on LGBT.....

How to Answer the 'Inevitability' of Same-Sex Marriage

I was recently interviewed by a Hillsdale College journalism student on the debate in Michigan over whether its state Republican Party will "inevitably" adopt same-sex marriage.

This Republican governor just bucked the NRA to protect domestic violence victims. Will his party follow suit?

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder acted to prevent alleged abusers from carrying concealed guns. A sign of things to come?

Michigan Governor Ends His Political Career

Republican Rick Snyder, who just won reelection as governor of Michigan, did the right thing today: Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) bucked the National Rifle Association on Thursday and vetoed a concealed carry gun bill that would have...Show More Summary

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