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The True Lesson Of Benghazi -How Craven GOP Politics Took Precedence Over National Security, The CIA and The GOP’s Own Leadership

The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (“HPSCI”)— chaired by vocal and frequent Obama critic, Republican Chairman Mike Rogers of Michigan—has de-classified and released its findings on what they conclude actually took place in the attack on the U.S. Mission in Benghazi. The key findings can be summed up as follows: The committee found that, […]

The GOP should look to the heartland

The Republicans future may reside in the Midwest. Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan was just reelected. A publication focused on local and state government recently recognized him as one of its public officials of the year: A Republican, he pushed for the expansion of Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act. That led to 385,000 […]

Mike's Blog Round Up

David E's Fablog - be very afraid, stay very afraid; d r i f t g l a s s - Andrew Sullivan, you're soaking in it! Eclectablog - oh those zany Michigan Republicans! Pleasantly Eccentric - guess who's fleecing the Kansas state pensionShow More Summary

“Or We Could Try To Appeal to a Broader Group of Voters.” [pause] “HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!”

Just in case vote suppression isn’t enough, some Republicans are proposing to take the United States even further from democracy: Last week, Michigan state Rep. Pete Lund (R) revealed a plan that would rig the Electoral College to ensure Republican victories in 2016 and beyond if it were enacted in a sufficient number of states. […]

How Badly Do Republicans Want Tax Reform? (Maybe Not That Badly)

  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Representative Dave Camp, Republican of Michigan, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. I f there's one major issue on which...Show More Summary

Michigan Lawmaker Poised To Resurrect Plan That Could Rig The Electoral College For Republicans

Michigan is one of six states that some Republicans want to reform as part of a plan to skew the presidential election. The post Michigan Lawmaker Poised To Resurrect Plan That Could Rig The Electoral College For Republicans appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Michigan Same-Sex Couples Get a Court Win, But State Legislature Wants to Leave Trans People Behind

2 weeks agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Republicans are trying to exclude trans protections in a civil rights amendment, while a federal judge has struck down a state law banning domestic partner benefits.

Michigan House Speaker Proposes 'Religious Freedom' Act As Debate Over LGBT Job Protections Bill Continues

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

As lawmakers in Michigan debate on whether to support legislation that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation (but not gender identity or expression), Republican House Speaker Jase Bolger has proposed a bill that would allow businesses to...

Bush's Mediocrity Brigade

Editor's Note: This post originally appeared on Jen Kuznicki's blog. Kuznikci identifies as a constitutional conservative and belongs to the Michigan Republican party. Michael Gerson at the Washington Post, Peter Wehner at Commentary,...Show More Summary

MICHIGAN: Gov. Rick Snyder Vows To Continue Same-Sex Marriage Ban Defense

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via Michigan Live: Michigan’s gay marriage ban remains in place after a federal court ruling on Thursday, and Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette both made clear they will continue to defend it. “When I became...Show More Summary

Mixed Results for Pension Reform Supporters in Midterms

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

Candidates who have taken on the unions fared well in last night’s elections. Initiatives related to reforming heir pensions did not, however, do so well. Rick Snyder of Michigan and Scott Walker of Wisconsin, both Republican, fended off challengers to earn additional terms as governors. Show More Summary

Governors: GOP sweep; Wis. gives Walker 3rd win

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans swept governor's races across the country Tuesday, holding on to control of key swing states like Florida, Michigan and Ohio and scoring upsets in Democratic bastions like Maryland, Massachusetts and Illinois. Among the victors was Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a conservative darling who won his third election in four years.

Republicans prevail in big, bitterly fought governor races

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Republicans governors triumphed in key races on Tuesday in the political heavyweight states of Florida, Michigan and Wisconsin, joining the partisan tide that gave Republicans control of the U.S. Senate. In races shaped by voters’ worries about the uneven economic recovery, Republicans won...

GOP Gov. Rick Snyder Defeats Democrat Mark Schauer in Michigan

Michigan Republican Gov. Rick Snyder, who acknowledged voters' discontent with the state’s economy recovery, locked up his re-election Tuesday on a promise to help place workers in better-paying jobs.

Republican governors prevail in big, bitterly fought races

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - Republican governors in Florida, Michigan and Wisconsin fended off Democratic challengers on Tuesday in three hard-fought contests among three dozen governors races shaped by voters' concerns about the uneven economic recovery. Show More Summary

Republican governors prevail in big, bitterly fought races

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - Republican governors in Florida, Michigan and Wisconsin fended off Democratic challengers on Tuesday in three hard-fought contests among three dozen governors races shaped by voters' concerns about the uneven economic recovery. Show More Summary

More Good News: Michigan's "Foreclosure King" Headed to Congress

Michigan's "foreclosure king" is coming to Washington. Republican David Trott, a Michigan businessman who got rich on the collapse of the state's housing market, easily fended off his Democratic rival in Michigan's 11th congressional...Show More Summary

Democrat Gary Peters Wins Senate Seat in Michigan

Gary Peters, a three-term Michigan congressman, defeated Republican rival Terri Lynn Land, a former Michigan secretary of state, to win a U.S. Senate seat.

Gary Peters will be Michigan's new senator

Nice to see a win on a night like tonight. The AP has called Michigan's Senate race for Democrat Gary Peters over Republican Terri Lynn Land.

The Most Satisfying Congressional Upset Of The Year Could Be All About Climate

Fred Upton, the Republican Congressman from Michigan and chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, is in danger of losing his seat to a climate-supporting professor. The post The Most Satisfying Congressional Upset Of The Year Could Be All About Climate appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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