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Steve Bannon in Michigan: 'You can't fake Trump agenda'

President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon says Republican candidates can't "fake" Trump's agenda, adding that it's a "winning one" despite Democrats' fresh election victories. Bannon spoke Wednesday night … Click to Continue »

Michigan bill lets teachers carry concealed guns in schools

Republican lawmakers are renewing their attempt to let gun owners carry their weapons inside Michigan schools, day care centers and other gun-free zones. Fast-tracked legislation up for a vote in … Click to Continue »

This Gubernatorial Candidate Says He Would ‘Unabashedly Lead’ on Protecting Reproductive Rights in Michigan

Abdul El-Sayed vowed to use the governor's office to block anti-choice measures if Republicans maintain the majority in Michigan's legislature. The post This Gubernatorial Candidate Says He Would ‘Unabashedly Lead’ on Protecting Reproductive Rights in Michigan appeared first on Rewire.

Snyder signs bill to prohibit local food, beverage taxes

Municipalities in Michigan will be prohibited from levying local taxes on food and beverages under a bill signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder. The Republican governor OK'd the measure … Click to Continue »

The Republican Who Left Congress to Drain an Actual Swamp

Former Representative Candice Miller gave up a senior post in the House to manage the drains and sewers of Macomb County, Michigan. She has no regrets.

Bentivolio may try to win back his old congressional seat

Former U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio of Michigan may run for his old congressional seat. Bentivolio, a Republican, represented the GOP-leaning 11th District in suburban Detroit for one term in 2013-14. … Click to Continue »

Bill to reduce Michigan auto insurance premiums is in peril

Legislation to reduce Michigan's high auto insurance premiums by letting drivers opt out of mandatory unlimited medical coverage is in peril, with majority Republicans lacking enough support to pass it … Click to Continue »

Governor candidate Colbeck loses Senate committee spots

A conservative state senator running for Michigan governor says he's been removed from legislative committee and subcommittee positions in retaliation for not notifying a top Republican he'd be attending an … Click to Continue »

Lobbyist with longtime ties to Kellogg seeks House seat

A lobbyist who formerly worked at Kellogg Co. says he's seeking the Democratic nomination for a congressional seat in southwestern Michigan. George Franklin wants the job now held by Republican … Click to Continue »

House Speaker Leonard running for Michigan attorney general

A Republican legislative leader is running to be Michigan's next attorney general. House Speaker Tom Leonard announced his candidacy Thursday, saying he will "make Michigan stronger and safer." He's the … Click to Continue »

Russia Facebook ads targeted more than two states: Senate intelligence chair

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Republican Senator Richard Burr, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said on Wednesday that Facebook ads bought by Russia-linked entities targeted more than just Michigan and Wisconsin, the two states listed in media reports. “There were a lot more states,” he told...

Iraq War Veteran, Businessman Seeks Michigan Senate Seat

Republican John James, a political newcomer who flew Army helicopters in the Iraq War, said he is running for U.S. Senate.

Schuitmaker runs for AG, Treder Lang for secretary of state

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 »

Renewables and Republicans in the Rustbelt

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. […]

Grosse Pointe businessman Sandy Pensler exploring Senate run

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 »

Partisan Gap in Consumers’ Perception of the U.S. Economy Explodes

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!

Michigan Republican congressman won't seek re-election

2 months agoNews : Trending Now

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.

Michigan Attorney General Schuette launches run for governor

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

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