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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 […]
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.
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 […]
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