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Another Judge Strikes Down a Voting Restriction, This Time in Michigan

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

At the Convention: A Rock ’n’ Roller Draws Boos, and Talking Up New York and Michigan

New York Times correspondents are chronicling the colorful, the unusual and the quirky at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Christie ‘misspoke’ about Trump gift to Hurricane Sandy charity

last weekNews : NY Daily News

Christie told Michigan's Republican delegation in Ohio that his wife, Mary Pat Christie, asked the billionaire businessman for a donation.

Can Donald Trump Really Win These Blue States?

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.…

NAFTA a sore spot for some Democrats on Clinton in Michigan

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

Take out the red and blue states and look at just swing states and yup—Clinton is still winning big

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

Michigan's Welfare Drug Testing Yields Zero Positives

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

New Bill Would Require National GMO Labeling — Sort of

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

Republican congressman: Donald Trump has gone 'off the track,' don't expect me to endorse

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

Michigan Republican will stand trial for trying to cover up affair with fellow legislator

last monthNews : The Raw Story

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...

What do Republican women see in Donald Trump? And are they kidding?

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

Looking back on the roots of the GOP’s collapse as a national party

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Hurdles in Trump's Midwest Strategy

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...

Snyder Won’t Endorse Trump

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 GOP Gov. Rick Snyder Won’t Endorse Donald Trump

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 Republicans Scramble To Prove Their Anti-Transgender Credentials

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.

Trump’s electoral premise takes a hit

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 […]

Actress Melissa Gilbert Drops Out of Michigan Congressional Race, Leaves Democrats Hanging

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.

Actress Melissa Gilbert drops run for Congress in Michigan

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 […]

On Blackmail, Abortion,and Mercy: A Michigan Tale

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

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