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Growing Resistance Says No to Betsy DeVos

Pete Tucker | Posted 02.08.2017 | Politics
Pete Tucker

It’s going to be a long night for Senate Democrats.Responding to a growing number of Americans upset at Trump’s pick for education secretary, Demo...

Activists Say Betsy DeVos Nomination Puts Civil Rights On The Line

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.17.2017 | Politics

President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. secretary of education would threaten children’s access to equal education and is unfit to head th...

The Trump-Clinton Debate Sounded Familiar to Michiganders

Susan J. Demas | Posted 10.03.2016 | Detroit
Susan J. Demas

During her final debate in 2006 against billionaire businessman Dick DeVos, then-Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm unloaded a memorable zinger that ended up defining the race.

Paul Blumenthal

Where Billionaires Are Placing Bets In This Year's Elections | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the Democratic Party works to hold control of the U.S. Senate for the final two years of Barack Obama's presidency, a key strategy fo...

Meet The New Kochs

Mother jones | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

IN THE PREDAWN TWILIGHT of December 4, 2012, Randy Richardville, the Republican majority leader of the Michigan Senate, called an old friend to delive...

Paul Blumenthal

Meet The Little-Known Network Pushing Ideas For Kochs, ALEC | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A network of state-level think tanks is pushing a right-wing agenda with support from the American Legislative Exchange Council and fund...

'Scandalous': An Amway Heir Enters the Broadway World

Cara Joy David | Posted 10.20.2012 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

It's hard getting money for a Broadway musical. So ridiculously rich people need to be involved. Long ago the wealthy were often content to act as nameless investors; now they increasingly want a producing credit.

The Bullying Style in American Politics

Hans Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hans Johnson

Prolonged and systematic attacks on any group in an effort to take away their rights, voice, and respect in society are a hallmark of the bullying style in American politics.

DeVos-ed From Reality: Why I Was Booted From the Pat Williams Show

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

I thought I was going to appear on Pat Williams show to have an honest debate about the ethics of Dick DeVos's operation. Instead I was "breitbarted" by his apparatchiks of the radical right.

2006 Michigan Gubernatorial General Election:
DeVos (R) vs Granholm (D-i)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MI-Gov: Granholm vs DeVos