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Mainstream GOP Fights For Michigan House Seats

AP | By THOMAS BEAUMONT and DAVID EGGERT | Posted 10.04.2014 | Politics

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Backed by outside groups and their own fortunes, two insurgent Republicans are trying to knock off a pair of incumbent House m...

Rogers Endorses Republican Known For Government Shutdowns

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

Before announcing last month he would retire from the House of Representatives to launch a national radio show, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) became a po...

This State's Republican Party Might Be Its Own Worst Enemy

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

For some Michigan Republicans, their biggest enemies are members of their own party. In a Facebook post Sunday, the Delta County Republican Party ...

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...

Amanda Terkel

Largely White Audience Turns Out To Hear Rand Paul Speak At African-American Outreach Event

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Michigan Republican Party is seeking to increase its visibility in Democratic- and minority-heavy Detroit, and last week, it brought...

WATCH: GOP Pol Lashes Out At Women's Luncheon

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

"Screw you" isn't something that one would normally expect to come out of a politician's mouth while speaking at a Republican women's luncheon. But th...

Controversy Over Michigan GOP Official's Anti-Gay Comments Shows That Times Have Changed

Brian Stone | Posted 06.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Brian Stone

Former Republican State Rep. Dave Agema has been getting a lot of press for his anti-gay comments. The good news is that even though the national party recently reaffirmed Agema's stance, many members of the GOP have nothing but criticism for it.

State GOP Gets Rare Shot At Senate

AP | DAVID EGGERT | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

LANSING, Mich. — U.S. Sen. Carl Levin's decision not to seek another term gives Michigan Republicans the chance to prove they can win a Senate e...

Right To Work Bill For Private Employees Passes In Michigan House

Posted 12.11.2012 | Detroit

The Michigan House approved a second right-to-work bill on Tuesday that would cover all private employees, by a vote of 58-52. Republicans have as...

Dave Jamieson

Caught Off-Guard, Unions Rush To Michigan To Contain Damage

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.11.2012 | Detroit

Thousands of union-supporting workers poured into Lansing, Mich., Tuesday to protest the passage of the state's right-to-work legislation. The bois...

Unions Vow Payback On Controversial GOP Measure

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

LANSING, Mich. — With defeat in the Michigan Legislature virtually certain, Democrats and organized labor intend to make enactment of right-to-w...

State House Passes Controversial Union Bill

Posted 12.06.2012 | Detroit

Members of the Michigan House quickly voted in favor of a new bill Thursday evening that would make Michigan a right-to-work state, as Democratic repr...

Governor: 'Right-To-Work' Legislation Now 'On The Agenda'

Posted 12.05.2012 | Detroit

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has stated "right-to-work" legislation is now "on the agenda," a surprising change of course for a politician who has in...

WATCH: GOP Ad Slamming Detroit Pulled From Air

Posted 10.10.2012 | Detroit

A political advertisement that bashes Detroit and compares the city to its northern neighbor, Oakland County, has been removed from the airwaves, acco...

Text Messages Implicate Speaker And State Rep In Election Fraud

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.19.2012 | Detroit

While a fiery prosecutor's report condemns their actions and Democrats call for their resignations, it appears that, for the moment, Michigan House Sp...

Michigan GOP Using Foreclosures To Block Black Voters

Michigan Messenger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The chairman of the Republican Party in Macomb County Michigan, a key swing county in a key swing state, is planning to use a list of foreclosed homes...