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RNC Blames Democrats for Shutdown In 5 Battlegrounds

“The Republican National Committee launched a six-figure campaign this weekend targeting 2.6 million voters in midterm battleground states with Democratic senators — Florida, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. The campaign blames Democrats for the government shutdown,” Axios reports. “The GOP [...]

Brian Breslin, chair of MSU governing board, won't run again

Brian Breslin will not seek re-election this year as a Michigan State University trustee. Sarah Anderson, spokeswoman for the Michigan Republican Party, says Breslin has informed party officials. Voters choose … Click to Continue »

Louisiana, Texas, Michigan, and South Carolina File Supreme Court Brief Supporting North Carolina’s Right to Engage in Unlimited Partisan Gerrymandering

Another amicus brief in connection to the stay request, this one from four Republican states: Fundamentally, partisan gerrymandering is the undeniable and historically permitted consequence of entrusting reapportionment to an inherently political body: state legislatures. Notwithstanding the misgivings that fact … Continue reading ?

Pensler gives $5 million to start his US Senate campaign

Republican businessman Sandy Pensler has given $5 million to start his campaign for U.S. Senate in Michigan. Spokesman Tom Shields confirmed the contribution Wednesday, saying Republicans "now have an impressive … Click to Continue ...

Ex-Michigan Justice Bob Young withdraws from US Senate race

Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bob Young says he's withdrawing from the field of Republicans seeking to defeat third-term Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow this year. Young says in a statement … Click to Continue »

Trump and GOP Tax Cut Is Handing Corporations Like Ford a Giant Incentive to Move Offshore

Click here for reuse options! Giant corporations got what they wanted out of Republicans on taxes, now they’re lobbying the Trump administration hard to retain their NAFTA privileges. Ford hit Michigan and its auto workers with some crappy holiday news. Show More Summary

Special election announced to fill for Conyers' seat

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan's Republican governor announced Friday that Democrat John Conyers' congressional seat won't be filled until the regularly scheduled November election, leaving it vacant for nearly a year. Gov. Rick Snyder decided the post will effectively be listed twice on the Aug. Show More Summary

Senate strikes tax exemption for college linked to Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos attended the Christian-focused Hillsdale College in southern Michigan. The Senate voted to strike an amendment from the Republican tax bill that would have benefited a small Christian college in southern Michigan with ties to education secretary Betsy DeVos.

GOP tax plan includes special break for conservative college

Senate Democrats on Friday slammed a provision in the Republicans' sweeping tax bill designed to give a special tax break to a conservative college in Michigan. Democrats said the tax … Click to Continue »

Michigan Democrat: Unlike Barton, I won’t show you my penis

A Michigan attorney general candidate is making Joe Barton’s private parts a part of her 2018 campaign. Without mentioning the Texas Republican’s name, Democratic candidate Dana Nessel says in a … Click to Continue »

Republican businessman Pensler runs for Senate in Michigan

Detroit-area business turnaround expert Sandy Pensler joined the U.S. Senate race Monday, saying he will spend millions of his own money to try to defeat third-term Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow, … Click to Continue »

Republican businessman Pensler runs for Senate in Michigan

Detroit-area businessman Sandy Pensler is running for Michigan's U.S. Senate seat in 2018. The Republican, whose buyout firm owns manufacturing plants, said Monday he has hands-on, "real world" experience in … Click to Continue »

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 »

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