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ICYMI: Big Endorsements and Polling in Race for MI Governor

In case you missed it, Michigan’s GOP race for Governor had some significant action recently with several of the candidates announcing what they felt to be significant endorsements.  Additionally, updated polling was released showing where each of the candidates stand with the electorate with only 4 months and change until …

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Radio Host Announces in the 101st…U.S. Senate Candidate John James in Macomb County on Thurs.

101st House District Looks like things are OK for the House GOP in the 101st.  The 101st district, which includes Mason, Manistee, Benzie, and Leelanau counties, is currently represented by Rep. Curt VanderWall.  Recently, VanderWall announced his intention to run for the Michigan 35th State Senate seat instead of seeking re-election …

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PENCE IN MICHIGAN TODAY TO TOUT TAX REFORM, RAISE MONEY FOR GOP CONGRESSIONALS, SUPPORT SCHUETTE

From the Detroit Free Press, Vice President Mike Pence is expected to travel to Michigan on Friday to raise money and speak about President Donald Trump’s agenda, the website Politico reported Monday. The America First event will be at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel Detroit Hotel downtown starting at 4:30 p.m., according …

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More Michigan at CPAC and Schuette up BIG in latest Poll…READ MORE

CPAC – Michigan had lots of face time at CPAC this past week as we posted on Friday.   But more Michigan faces showed up like Ronna Romney McDaniel, Grant Strobl and Attorney General Bill Schuette over the weekend. (click on names for pics) Previously we showed clips from U.S. Senate candidate …

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First two days at CPAC have a few Michiganders taking center stage…

Check out the following clips from U.S. Senate candidate John James, U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and former Congressman from Michigan Thaddeus McCotter (a regular contributor to the John Batchelor show) during their presentations at CPAC.  Lots of folks from Michigan, especially Western Michigan University, Hillsdale College and …

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Escanaba in ‘da Tax Fight – Colbeck Blisters Calley at Latest Townhall Over Taxes

Sen. Patrick Colbeck took the gloves off and pounded Brian Calley at the latest town hall in Escanaba.  When asked about taxes, Calley tried to say he was a tax cutter.  Well, Colbeck wasn’t having any of it. Calley answered “While it hasn’t been the income tax rate itself that …

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Thank you “good and faithful servant.” Joe Knollenberg 1933-2018

WASHINGTON – Former U.S. Rep. Joe Knollenberg of Bloomfield Township, a conservative lawmaker who represented Michigan on the House Appropriations Committee and was a staunch defender of Michigan businesses, died Tuesday after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 84. Read more about his life from the Detroit Free Press by clicking …

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Bob Young Endorses John James for U.S. Senate

This is big news.  Looks as if people are rallying around John James for U.S. Senate for the Republican nomination to take on Debbie Stabenow. Former Conservative Supreme Court Justice Bob Young was formerly in the U.S. Senate race.  However, he recently dropped out which effectively left the battle for …

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DETNEWS.COM – Tax cut plans gain steam in Michigan Senate, House

Lansing — The Michigan Senate is moving fast on a new plan to cut taxes by boosting the state’s personal exemption despite budget concerns by Republican Gov. Rick Snyder. The GOP-led Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday approved legislation that would raise the personal exemption for Michigan taxpayers to $5,000 by 2021, up from …

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