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Jennifer Granholm

Thank You, Paul Ryan. Your budget is a gift.

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Now for the reality check: this budget has absolutely no chance of becoming law. Everyone knows it will never see the light of day in the Senate. So, Mr. Ryan, remind me: why you did this again?

WATCH: Granholm Talks Bailout, 'The Dating Game' On 'The Colbert Report'

Posted 01.18.2012 | Detroit

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm went on "The Colbert Report" Tuesday evening to talk about the auto bailout, her appearance on "The Dating Game...

Current TV at the Television Critics Association Tour: Gore Gores the Media

Ed Martin | Posted 03.17.2012 | Media
Ed Martin

Current TV hasn't had much of a presence at the twice-yearly Television Critics Association gatherings since its initial presentation near the time of its launch at the Summer 2005 tour. That changed Friday.

Michigan's Floundering Film Industry Can Recover

Howard Hertz | Posted 01.18.2012 | Detroit
Howard Hertz

Were the 2008 film tax incentives too costly for a cash-strapped state just coming out of one of the auto industry's worst slumps which caused two automotive bankruptcies? Not in my opinion or in the opinion of many others.

Alexander Eichler

With Film Incentive Capped, Michigan's Movie Jobs Face An Uncertain Future | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.26.2011 | Detroit

Sean Doerr knows Detroit. He's been poking around the city since he was 14, exploring its forgotten buildings and learning the names of architects lon...

Current TV Announces New Show

Posted 12.12.2011 | Media

Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm is getting her own show on Current TV. The network announced the show on Wednesday. It will be called "T...

Balancing Act: Leading in Tough Economic Times

Barbara Lee | Posted 11.23.2011 | Books
Barbara Lee

Granholm is an important role model for women who want to run for office. When the world is changing, it's not gender that matters, but the quality of ideas and leadership that will carry the day.

Former Gov On Schwarzenegger Love Child News: Guys, 'Keep Ur Pants Zipped'

Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics

Former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm took to Twitter on Tuesday to offer some sharp words in response to news that former California governor Ar...

Two Top Contenders Emerge To Head Consumer Protection Agency

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business

April 6, 2011 1:39:49 AM WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is considering Federal Reserve Governor Sarah Raskin and former Michigan Gov. J...

We're Number Three!

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 05.30.2011 | Green
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Absent national policy and clear roadmap, it's not surprising that we find ourselves in the same soup as Nixon and every administration since.

Former Mich. Governor To Teach At Berkeley

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm will teach at the University of California-Berkeley this semester, the school announced today. Granholm and he...

America Needs a Jobs Race to the Top

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

The models are there. The federal experiment with Race to the Top worked. The state experiments with public-private partnerships are working. Let's combine the two and create millions of jobs in America.

Attempts to Ban Fake Marijuana Are Further Proof of Prohibition's Failure

Mike Meno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Meno

Our country's insane prohibition on marijuana -- a safe, non-toxic, and well-studied drug -- is now leading consumers to experiment with lesser-known, and potentially much more dangerous, alternatives.

Another Incumbent Bites The Dust During Primary

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Incumbents beware. Another lawmaker just bit the dust. Democratic Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick of Michigan lost her bid for an e...

Missouri, Michigan, Kansas Voters Head To The Polls

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a surprise primary outcome, political newcomer Rick Snyder dispatched Michigan's attorney general, a longtime congressman and tw...

Oil From Michigan Spill Approaches Lake Michigan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Oil from a pipeline spill in Michigan early this week has been on the move through area waterways in recent days--and some fear that it could enter La...

Sam Stein

Jennifer Granholm To Obama: Pick A Non-Judge For Supreme Court | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, who was on the president's short list for the Supreme Court during the last go-around and seems likely to be there th...

Shriram Harid

John Paul Stevens Retiring: Top Picks To Be The Next Supreme Court Justice | Shriram Harid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview in early March, Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens said he would make up his mind in about a month's time about when to retire fr...

Obama Supreme Court Pick: President Talking With Possible High Court Nominees

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, treading carefully in the explosive arena of abortion and the Supreme Court, said Wednesday he will choose ...

Michigan Governor Awards Armando Galarraga 'Perfect Game'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(AP) MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm says Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga "was robbed" of a perfect game by an...

Stop Global Warming: Eat Peanut Butter and Jelly

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm recently declared March 20, 2010, "Michigan Meatout Day." In an aggressive "proclamation," she recited the myriad ...

Vanity Fair's Coverage of the White House State Dinner: A Namedropping Guide

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

The author was obviously trying to put the 2009 dinner in context with how previous years' affairs went. But he may have gotten a bit carried away in including quite so many characters, even as afterthoughts.

The Confidence Gap Between Democrats And Republicans

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

Republicans have a well-oiled propaganda machine to facilitate the fantasy of strength and popularity. The message is always the same -- whether the GOP wins or loses, it always wins.

Michigan Heads Toward Partial Government Shutdown

AP | KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LANSING, Mich. — One of the nation's most economically battered states is heading into more fiscal fights after surviving a short-lived governme...

Could Barack Obama Make a David Paterson Move in Michigan?

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

In New York, Paterson is down 17 points in general election polling and a whopping 46 percent in a primary. Could it really be that bad for John Cherry in Michigan? Actually, yes.