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Jennifer Granholm

Disgraced Detroit Mayor Says Michigan Lawmakers Have Long Known About Flint Water Crisis

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.25.2016 | Politics

In a letter reportedly written from federal prison, disgraced former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick claims Michigan officials have known about contami...

President Obama's State of the Union: Defining Issue, Defining Leadership

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

It's clear now, and will come into stronger focus as the country moves forward, that in spite of continuous opposition, President Obama has been hugely successful in working to cut carbon pollution and take real steps to fight climate change, all while growing the economy and creating tens of thousands of new jobs. And it's time for the Republicans to hop onboard.

Donald Trump Unleashes the Dogs of War

Mario Almonte | Posted 12.10.2015 | Politics
Mario Almonte

For Donald Trump, this is not going to end well. What began as a lark has turned into an albatross, and he now carries around his neck the ultimate bu...

Clinton Attacks Sanders’ Progressive Agenda

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 11.18.2015 | Politics

This is why Hillary Clinton makes so many progressives queasy. The former secretary of state and front-runner for the Democratic presidential nominati...

Equal Pay for Women: 5 GOP Hopefuls Who Just Don't Get It

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 05.28.2016 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

It was more than 20 years ago, but I still remember the eloquent words spoken by Hillary Clinton at the United Nations World Conference on Women in Be...

Creating Change Personally and Professionally at Rancho La Puerta

Jen Grisanti | Posted 09.07.2014 | Los Angeles
Jen Grisanti

There are many ways that the experience at Rancho La Puerta will help you to transcend your own walls. They fall into four categories: environment, nourishment, activities, and lectures.

Restoring America's Standing

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

In the introduction to her upcoming book, Hard Choices, Hillary Clinton writes about the challenges she faced as secretary of state -- starting with "the problems we inherited, including two wars and a global financial crisis."

Top Liberal Super PAC Begins Raising Funds For Possible Clinton Presidential Bid

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, the largest liberal super PAC in the country, has begun raising money to help elect former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton p...

National Clean Energy Summit With Reid and Schwarzenegger

William Bradley | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

When it comes to clean energy, there's plenty of bright-line principle and uplift about the future. But there is plenty of complexity and conflict as well. Who knows? There might even be more stories there.

‘The Talk' Has a Double Meaning for Black People

Ron Thomas | Posted 09.23.2013 | Black Voices
Ron Thomas

What's most unsettling about Martin's fate is that no black parent -- no matter how watchful or even paranoid -- would have thought to issue a warning against "walking with Skittles."

The Amazing Race for Clean Energy - A Big Idea From Jennifer Granholm

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 07.07.2013 | San Francisco
Alison van Diggelen

Let's face it, President Obama is struggling to get anything through Congress right now, never mind a national energy policy, so Granholm plans to create policy... from the bottom up.

It's Rocky, but Our Transition to Clean Energy Is Well Underway

Clint Wilder | Posted 05.04.2013 | Green
Clint Wilder

Even with all the hype about fracking, natural gas was not the No. 1 source of new electricity generation in the U.S. in 2012. In fact, it was wind power, accounting for over 40 percent of new capacity compared with 33 percent for gas, according to the Energy Information Administration.

Is Jennifer Granholm On The Job Hunt?

Posted 01.04.2013 | Detroit

Michigan's former governor might be starting a new job hunt this winter. Jennifer Granholm announced Wednesday that she would be leaving her show ...

Gun Safety, Fiscal Cliff: Where Are the Courageous Leaders?

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

The men at Normandy risked their lives for what was right. Our politicians could at least risk their campaign donations.

Electric Vehicle Naysayers: Get Over It, Support American Jobs

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 01.27.2013 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Quit aiding and abetting our economic competitors, and start and abetting our economic growth. The progress in electric cars is a true American success story. Those who want General Motors or electric vehicles to fail are motivated by nothing but partisan politics.

Thank You, Nancy Pelosi

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Thank you, ma'am, for not taking the easy way out. Thank you for your battle scars. Scars that show you're willing to fight worthy battles on our behalf.

Fellow Warriors: Get Them to the Polls!

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Take that apathetic voter forthwith to the nearest voting booth! There are 90 million eligible voters who won't vote because they can't be bothered. Ninety million people who will choose to stay home, even after all this nation has been through, and all this president has done.

Former Dem Gov: 'Can We Get Some More Chris Christies Up In Here?'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, a self-described "die-hard Democrat," praised New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for his actions after Hur...

Ohioans Won't Be Fooled By 'Car Guy's' Desperate Car Lies

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Mitt Romney must realize that he has lost the industrial Midwest because he's completely lost a grip on reality. He's decided to throw a Hail Mary pass that will cause his already-struggling campaign to implode in Ohio.

The Change We Don't Need

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Now, Mitt Romney said in his economic speech today he's about "real change/big change" and the president, he says, is about "the status quo." But the growth of government spending is the lowest it's been in 60 years, since President Eisenhower.

Jennifer Granholm: Romney Stuck 'A Knife In Our Back' With Auto Bailout Opposition

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm upped the rhetorical ante against Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney in response to an eco...

Reality Check, Gov. Romney, Detroit Doesn't Forget

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Mitt Romney has the nerve to argue that his plan for the industry in his now-famous New York Times op-ed piece, "Let Detroit Go Bankrupt," was the plan that the Obama administration eventually did: a managed bankruptcy.

Mollie Reilly

Jennifer Granholm Knows How to Rally the Base | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

(Photo by Victoria Will) As the Democratic National Convention wrapped up in September, an unlikely name was on the tip of everyone's tongues -- Je...

Campaign Volunteers: You're an Inspiration

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

You are at the epicenter of the political universe. What you're doing isn't just for your state -- it's for an entire nation and, frankly, the future of the world we all live in. The importance of your work cannot be overstated. No pressure.

Jennifer Bendery

Joe Biden Debate: Expect 'Pitbull' Focused On Sharp Policy Contrasts, Say Insiders | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

DANVILLE, Ky. -- The Obama campaign isn't providing many details about what to expect from Vice President Joe Biden in Thursday night's debate with Re...