By Oona Goodin-Smith Flint Journal Nov. 14, 2017 FLINT, MI – Two returning members have been elected to lead Flint City Council for the next year. In a close vote on Monday, Nov. 13, Sixth Ward Councilman Herbert Winfrey was elected to serve as council president and Seventh Ward Councilwoman Monica Galloway was voted in as […]
Duggan Wins Big in Detroit/Flint Mayor Weaver Easily Withstands Recall/Other Surprises Around Michigan/Democrats Retain State House Seat in Marquette Area. Sponsored by Deadline Detroit.
“But the righteous gives, and does not spare.” — Attorney General Bill Schuette, quoting from Proverbs 21:26, before hundreds of donors at the state’s 27th Annual Harvest Gathering at the Country Club of Lansing Wednesday. Launched by Schuette and his wife, Cynthia, in the first year of the administration of Gov. John Engler, the anti-hunger […]
When former nine-term Congressman Bart Stupak (D-Menominee) first took his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1993, he brought two unshakable principles with him — a firm belief in the sanctity of human life, and a conviction that health care should be a right for all Americans, not just a privilege for the […]
Guns in the North Woods/Would Recalling Flint Mayor Weaver Curtail City’s Water Crisis?/Coleman Young Nears Wipeout Defeat/Marquette Electoral Mayhem. Interview with State Representative Sue Allor. Sponsored by Deadline Detroit.
By Eli Yokley Morning Consult October 31, 2017 Michigan’s two U.S. Senators — Democrats Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters — have job ratings that are “above water,” meaning that more Michiganders approve of the job they’re doing than disapprove. That’s the good news for the two solons. The bad news is that both Peters and […]
By Cameron Easley Morning Consult October 31, 2017 Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is tied for fourth-lowest job rating among the nation’s 50 governors, according to a just-released national survey. Snyder is one of only 10 governors whose ratings are “under water,” meaning they are more unfavorable than favorable — 37% of Michiganders approve of the […]
By Patrick Buchanan Creators Syndicate October 27, 2017 “More is now required of us than to put down our thoughts in writing,” declaimed Jeff Flake in his oration against President Trump, just before he announced he will be quitting the Senate. Though he had lifted the title of his August anti-Trump polemic, “Conscience of a Conservative,” […]
by Michael Barone Washington Examiner October 27, 2017 Three weeks ago, I wrote a column about how both parties seem determined to lose the next elections. Since then, the pace has accelerated. The clamor is more visible — and more assiduously reported by mainstream media — among the Republicans. George W. Bush and John McCain, […]
Coleman Young II Plays Race Card in Only Detroit Mayoral Debate/Should Republicans even try to beat Stabenow?/ Can Patrick Colbeck stay in governor’s race while virtually broke? Interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter M.L. Elrick. Sponsored by Deadline Detroit.