According to a conservative PAC, Republican House candidate David Trott is one of the five people you meet in Hell. Trott, who is challenging first-term GOP Rep. Kerry Bentivolio in the GOP primary for Michigan's 11th district, runs a law firm that specializes in mortgage foreclosures. Show More Summary
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (Reuters) - Over cocktails and chocolate-covered strawberries, a group of west Michigan Republicans gathered at a Tudor-style home in Grand Rapids and vented frustrations with Congressman Justin Amash and his Tea Party tactics th...
Artist's rendition In Michigan, plaintiffs are seeking to overturn Michigan's ban on gay marriage. The state attorney general, who is a Republican, has chosen to defend the ban, and that has resulted in a state defense that has alternately...Show More Summary
The Tax Reform Act of 2014 proposed by Dave Camp, a Michigan Republican, contains provisions to take away benefits from some taxpayers simply because they make too much money.
Embracing this guy's auto bankruptcy plan doesn't seem like the path to victory in Michigan. Michigan voters are about to hear quite a bit about Republican Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land's position on the 2009 auto rescue. And it doesn't seem like a position that will go over very well in Michigan: [Rep. Show More Summary
By Marisa Schultz, The Detroit News Terry Bowman, one of the faces of Michigan’s right-to-work movement, will officially kick off Monday his Republican campaign for a congressional seat that has long been represented by the stanchest ally of unions and auto companies.
One of the two principal figures in charge of rewriting the nation’s income tax laws is Republican Dave Camp of Michigan, chairman of the all-powerful House Ways and Means Committee. Last week he released an extremely comprehensive tax code overhaul...
Last week was a good one for tax wonks. Thanks to House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp, tax reform was a hot topic again. Since Camp, a Republican who represents Michigan's 4th congressional district, took over Ways and Means in 2011, he has focused on reforming the tax code. Show More Summary
Unlike many previous Republican proposals to cut taxes, the Michigan congressman specifies how government would pay for them. This is critical, but it’s not pretty. On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, unveiled an ambitious plan to overhaul America’s complicated tax code. This is both a technical […]
A proposal from Representative Dave Camp of Michigan would collapse seven personal income tax brackets to two and lower the corporate tax rate.
I’m really excited about Dave Camp’s reportedly doomed tax plan. That is all. — Reihan Salam (@reihan) February 26, 2014 Philip Klein has mixed feelings about the Michigan Republican’s proposal: Overall, though the bill would represent progress, too much of it still accepts the premise that the federal tax code should be used by the government to […]
Michigan Rep. Dave Camp, the Republican chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, introduced on Wednesday the draft discussion of a plan to overhaul the nation's tax code. The proposal, though long-awaited, has virtually no chance of becoming law this year. Show More Summary
Democrat Congressman Gary Peters is running for US Senate in Michigan, where he's facing a strong Republican opponent in former...
Infant mortality is higher under Republican Presidents than under Democratic Presidents: New research in the International Journal of Epidemiology by three scholars at the University of Michigan — Javier M Rodriguez, John Bound, and Arline Geronimus — extends this vein of research into a new area: infant mortality. The longer-term trend in infant mortality in the [Read more...]
EclectaBlog: Michigan’s Republican Attorney General joins long-shot lawsuit to prevent 500,000 residents from getting Obamacare tax credits. Grist: ExxonMobil CEO and former Rep. Dick Armey are suing to prevent fracking infrastructure...Show More Summary
This ad was made by Americans for Prosperity for the Michigan US Senate race. It's an excellent template for showing Republicans how to run in...
The state's Republican governor filed a brief Friday asking a federal court to uphold a Michigan law that prohibits state and municipal governments from offering domestic-partner benefits to gay and lesbian employees. Featured Image: read more
The 2014 Senate map is expanding to include Michigan, Virginia and Colorado. As Republicans’ hopes rise, it becomes easier to get quality candidates and find donors; that, in turn, spreads the map even wider. So what about Minnesota? Yes, it’s a blue state, but Sen. Al Franken, a Democrat, barely scraped by in 2008, running […]
No Washington politicians are covering themselves in glory these days. Out in the states it is a different story. And in Michigan specifically there is a standout Republican, Gov. Rick Snyder, who is both popular and successful in a state long thought to be solidly blue. His relentless optimism and low-key demeanor are a startling contrast […]