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Oct. 18 2018
The Macomb County and rural Michigan working class saw in Trump a bit of their own personality mixed with what they always dreamed for themselves. A blunt, common sense, tell-it-like-itis billionaire with...
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Oct. 11 2018
Democrats like the 8th Congressional District nominee don’t want anything to do with such a flashfire topic as “who was telling the truth? Kavanaugh or Christine Blasey Ford.” They want...
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Oct. 4 2018
The former president of the United States, a person who represents the seemingly vanishing art of civility in politics, endorsed Witwer’s campaign for the Eaton County-based 71st House District as...
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Sept. 27 2018
Kelly Rossman- McKinney, known around town as the long-time public relations guru, is up on Republican Rep. Tom Barrett in the race to replace term-limited Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, 50 to 41 percent,...
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Sept. 20 2018
Swix was a two-term Ingham County commissioner who beat Stabenow’s then husband, Dennis, in 1972 by 200 votes. As far as Swix was concerned, creating a women’s commission would open the door...
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Sept. 13 2018
Voters age 18-29 made up 6.77 percent of the universe of voting Michiganders on Aug. 7, a higher percentage than Michigan has seen since at least 1998. But it’s the raw numbers of voters that struck...
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Sept. 6 2018
At the time, the Livingston County Republican was eyeing the 8th congressional seat, home of Michigan State University. The swing seat was being vacated by Democrat Debbie Stabenow to run for the Senate,...
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Aug. 30 2018
At the same time, the former national security official is going up with at least 50 spots worth $9,691 on the Detroit CBS affiliate, with similar buys on the NBC and ABC affiliates, part of what the Slotkin...
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Aug. 23 2018
Nine candidates filed the paperwork and paid the $2,500 filing fee to run for two open Michigan State University trustee positions at this weekend’s Democratic convention at the Breslin Center, but...
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Aug. 16 2018
“The personal is political. A lot of women didn’t think we’d have to fight these fights again,” Greig said. “They’ve woken up. They said, ‘It’s up to me...
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Aug. 2 2018
The former Republican lawmaker from Williamston, now running as a Democrat in Lansing, said he knows that money in politics typically generates success. Legislative candidates who spend the most money...
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July 26 2018
The young senator Ian Conyers is a sharp up-and-comer with that polished Clark Gable look and presence that could work statewide, but the Conyers name is tainted after his great uncle’s missteps...
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July 19 2018
Once upon a time, City Pulse published its election preview guide the last issue before the election. But absentee voting has changed the election landscape. Thus, starting last year, City Pulse began...
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July 12 2018
Inspired by presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders and fueled by an idealistic generation frustrated by the wealth amassed by large corporations, today’s version of left-wing politics is an aggressive,...
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June 28 2018
And Smith isn’t shy about highlighting those, too, as he swims upstream against a candidate generating attention from Newsweek, NBC News and other national news outlets. The same candidate who is...
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June 21 2018
Michigan is constitutionally required to balance its budget every year, which means legislators don’t have much appetite to slide special projects into the $56 billion document. This year, legislative...
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June 21 2018
More than 120 Larry Nassar survivors are urging the Michigan State University Board of Trustees to can interim President John Engler for suggesting in a private email during the height of settlement negotiations...
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June 14 2018
Last week’s state House votes to repeal the state’s 53-year-old prevailing wage law and adopt work requirements for Medicaid expansion recipients may have long-term impacts on Michigan residents,...
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June 7 2018
The Senate Republican-led drive to approve the citizen initiative to legalize recreational marijuana died in the House on Tuesday after a final attempt to sway a few Democratic votes fell short, meaning...
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May 31 2018
More than seven years of a completely Republican-run state government and progressives are getting antsy. Petitions for at least seven left-leaning ballot proposals have been actively circulated and now...