The week in Michigan Politics: There’s another multi-millionaire candidate for Governor who’s off to a rocky-but-expensive start. Abortion and the right to use birth control grow as possibly pivotal issues in the 2022 general election. Mark and Jeff analyze both subjects. The conversation pivots to the criminal cases against former President Donald Trump. Adding her … Continue reading The Case Against Trump (Guest: Barbara McQuade)
Monthly Archives: February 2022
Another bizarre week in Michigan politics: * former Michigan Republican chairperson Laura Cox is subpoenaed by Congress * the home of two top staffers of former House Speaker Lee Chatfield is raided by the state police * the Michigan Republican Party has an internal fight over how it will count votes at its state convention … Continue reading Michigan’s Future (Guest: Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist)
Still more on the Electoral College fraud conspiracy, the ever-growing field of far-right-wing Republican gubernatorial candidates and an amazing roster of petition drives are afloat in Michigan. Those of the subjects of our opening segment, now officially called our weekly “Legitimate Political Discourse.” Then we shift the focus to the long-term future. While most of … Continue reading The Next Generation of Voters (Guest: John Della Volpe)
What a week: A high-powered coalition launches a petition drive to thwart the Republican-lead voter suppression petition drive A third lawsuit filed against the Redistricting Commission’s maps, even as another lawsuit loses in a divided state Supreme Court Two leaders of the Trump Electoral College fraud in Michigan get congressional subpoenas The former president is … Continue reading What a week – Petitions, Investigations, Lawsuits!