The first Congressional District is one of the most competitive races in the state. Incumbent Republican Dan Benishek is retiring. That leaves a race between retired United States Marine Corps lieutenant general Republican Jack Bergman, former head of the Michigan Democratic party Lon Johnson, Green Party Candidate Ellis Boal, and Libertarian Diane Bostow.
On Friday Lake Superior State University in Sault Sainte Marie hosted a debate between Bergman, Johnson, and Boal.
With just days to go before Election Day, Donald Trump was back in Michigan Monday. The Republican presidential nominee was in Macomb County and Grand Rapids to try and make a dent in rival Hillary Clinton’s lead. Continue reading →
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made a pitch for the support of factory workers and African American voters today (Fri.). That was at a campaign stop at the Lansing suburb of Dimondale (DYE’-mun-dayl). Continue reading →
Michigan Attorney Bill Schuette has filed a lawsuit to shut down an abortion provider in Detroit. The anti-abortion Republican filed the lawsuit against the Summit Women’s Center in Detroit. The legal action says it violates a state law that requires abortion clinics to have a licensed doctor in charge of the facility. Continue reading →
Ohio Gov. John Kasich brought his presidential campaign to southeast Michigan on Monday.
The Republican presidential hopeful toured a business incubator in Sterling Heights and spoke with a handful of supporters. He took some jabs at Donald Trump’s policy positions while speaking with reporters. Continue reading →
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has written a book. It’s about life lessons learned in politics and growing up in a small town. He spoke about it with The Michigan Public Radio Network’s state Capitol bureau chief, Rick Pluta. Continue reading →