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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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“Do you know what you all just did? You just came in here with a solution.” A great story on Rep. Mike Bishop

FROM THE LIVINGSTON POST – What does it take to change the world? This.  This is what it takes to change the world. This is the story of a remarkable group of middle-school students from a small Montessori charter school in Pinckney who witnessed history and then took a step …

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Calley Takes Flak for Using Paid Staff In First TV Ad – Schuette Gets Support on Nassar Prosecution

Calley Takes Flak for First TV Ad – He’s stalled out at second place in the GOP primary, running at least 10 points behind frontrunner Bill SCHUETTE. Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian CALLEY released this morning his first paid TV ad, running (for now) until April 2 in the Detroit, Grand Rapids, Flint and …

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ICYMI: Tom Leonard Opens Up Both Barrels on Schuitmaker for Negative Campaigning and Targeting Wife

In case you missed it – earlier this week, current Speaker of the House and candidate for Attorney General penned a doozie of a letter regarding his opponent Sen. Tony Schuitmaker’s campaign tactics.  Both are Republicans and are running for Attorney General.  The particular subjects that drew the ire of …

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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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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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