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This week: Whitmer Gets Roughed Up in Dem Debate by El-Sayed then by the GOP for Breaking the Law and Several Groups Make Endorsements for House and Senate

3 min read  –  Gretchen Whitmer had a tough week.  In Wednesday’s Democratic debate – Whitmer was repeatedly attacked by fellow candidate Adul El-Sayed for being controlled by corporate special interests and having a 527 riddled with corporate donations.  He didn’t say once or twice.  He went to the well …

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Today in MI: Kid Rock to Stump for John James In Novi and Last Minute Budget Fixes On Tap in Lansing

Kid Rock is back in the U.S. Senate race for Michigan – this time stumping for another candidate – John James.  From MIRS News: “Republican U.S. Senate candidate John JAMES announced today Kid ROCK will attend his 6 p.m. June 12 campaign rally at Novi’s Suburban Collection Showplace along with Rob O’NEILL, a combat veteran …

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ICYMI: John James releases first TV ad and the Detroit News has an interesting discussion on race for Michigan Gov.

Republican U.S. Senate candidate John James has taken to the airwaves with his first TV ad.  Let us know what you think.  You can watch it here: Be the first to watch our new tv ad! And don’t forget to retweet to let your friends and family know that John …

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Sparks Fly Over Placing Anti-Prevailing Wage Measure on the Ballot – Group to Proceed to Court of Appeals

Yesterday, the Board of State Canvassers (BSC) deadlocked on party lines on approving the prevailing wage repeal ballot initiative.  There are two Republicans and two Democrats on the Board.  The two Republicans went with the recommendation from the Secretary of State to place it on the ballot.  The two Dems …

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BREAKING: OUCH! Brian Calley turns in nearly 50 sheets of signatures for a Democratic candidate for Congress and another Republican Senate candidate along with his own petitions

From the Detroit News – Friday, April 20th. I just can’t comprehend how this could get worse for Brian Calley.  Now, the Detroit News is reporting that within his 25,000 signatures that he turned in to run for Governor, is included nearly 50 sheets of signatures for  DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS …

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Michigan Dem Convention Taken Over by Progressive Wing

Sometimes you have to read between the lines.  Or rearrange the lines to see the real story.  That’s the case in Sunday’s  Detroit Free Press regarding the 2018 Michigan Democratic convention.  In short, there’s been a major shift in the Democratic Party…one that must not be ignored.  From the article, …

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BAD AD DAY: Calley and Whitmer find themselves in hot water over latest ads

It was a bad day for a couple people who want to be Michigan’s next Governor.  First, early this morning Bridge Magazine published an article called, “Truth Squad: Brian Calley unjustly claims credit for Michigan recovery.”  In the article, Bridge takes the Lt. Governor to task for his claims that …

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Dem Gov Race Update: Candidate Thanedar Surging in Polls but Whitmer Gets Dem Congressionals Nod

From MIRS NEWS…. New polling commissioned by MIRS shows Democratic gubernatorial candidate Shri THANEDAR surging in the polls following a series of statewide media ads where the former chemist and entrepreneur helps voters pronounce his name. According to the survey of 500 likely Democratic primary voters between Mar. 6-8, in a straight head-to-head lineup …

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Another one bites the dust! Yet ANOTHER Campaign Manager OUT from Whitmer Campaign

More staff shake up for Gretchen Whitmer, the likely Democratic nominee for Governor.  But at this rate, who knows?  Maybe it’s more likely Shri-whoever-he-is could beat the former Minority Leader.  All the we DO know is that Gretchen Whitmer has managed to have more senior staff in and out within …

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