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Mainstream GOP Fights For Michigan House Seats

AP | By THOMAS BEAUMONT and DAVID EGGERT | Posted 08.04.2014 | 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...

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 ...

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...

Dave Agema, Michigan Republican National Committeeman, Compares Gays And Lesbians To Alcoholics

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

Dave Agema, the Michigan Republican National committeeman who sparked outrage after posting an anti-gay article on his Facebook page in March, took to...

Romney Brother Considering Run For Senate

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics

The Romney name may appear on the ballot once again in 2014. Roll Call reported Friday that former presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s brother Scot...

'Right to Work' and Other Betrayals Are Killing Snyder, Republican Brand in Michigan

Mike Jackson | Posted 04.28.2013 | Detroit
Mike Jackson

Rick Snyder and Republicans are playing word games because they know their brand is a pale shadow of what their party once was.

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...

Michigan Making It Easier For Students To Register To Vote

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.12.2012 | College

It's going to be a little easier for college students in Michigan to register to vote this fall. The Michigan Secretary of State's office is planni...

Why Republicans Punishing a Rep for Saying "Vagina" Matters

Mitchell Bard | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

It makes one wonder: Would the Michigan Republican leadership have banned a male conservative representative for using the term "vagina" in the debate? Somehow I doubt it.

The High Price of Michigan's Anti-Women Crusade

Gretchen Whitmer | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics
Gretchen Whitmer

When Michigan Republicans silenced the voices of female opposition, telling them that their opinions don't matter on legislation that directly impacts them, that's simply disgraceful. If you can't even stand to hear the word vagina, you most definitely shouldn't be legislating them.

Ron Paul Supporters In Michigan Tout 'Momentum' Ahead Of Primary

Macomb Patch | Jenny Whalen | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

Macomb Patch's Jenny Whalen reports from Michigan: "It's D-Day," Macomb County Regional Coordinator Kurt King told Ron Paul supporters in Utica Thu...

Michigan Senate Drops 'License To Bully' Bill, Adopts New Version

Posted 11.29.2011 | Education

Michigan's state Senate dropped a bill Tuesday that critics called "a license to bully," and instead adopted a House version that represents a comprom...

Lawmakers Respond To Controversial GOP-Backed Bullying Bill

Posted 01.11.2012 | Education

Michigan's state House passed its own version of an anti-bullying Thursday, smoothing over the language in a bill passed by the Senate last week that ...

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 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...