Michigan GOP Governor Hopefuls Off Ballot, Court Fight NextTwo leading contenders for the GOP nomination for Michigan governor could be ruled ineligible for the primary ballot on Thursday, after the state's elections bureau said they didn't file enough valid petition signatures to qualify for the August contest.
Dem Carol Glanville Wins Michigan Seat After GOP Candidate's Rape CommentsA Democratic legislative candidate in Michigan won a special election for a heavily Republican seat over a GOP opponent who made controversial comments about rape, Russia’s war in Ukraine and other issues, narrowing Republicans’ state House majority.
House GOP Plan: $80M More For Police, Including To RecruitMichigan lawmakers proposed an $80 million funding increase for law enforcement, including $47 million to help recruit and retain officers at a time the profession has been “beaten down” by anti-police sentiment.
Michigan Board Censures GOP Regent For ‘Witches’ CommentThe University of Michigan’s governing board on Friday censured a Republican regent who called the state’s female Democratic leaders “witches” whom the GOP would prepare for a “burning at the stake” in the 2022 election.
GOP Chair Apologizes For Calling Gov. Whitmer, Others 'Witches'Michigan Republican Chairman Ron Weiser has apologized for comments calling the three highest-ranking elected female leaders in the state “witches” who should be “ready for the burning at the stake.”
AG Nessel Declines GOP Request To Probe Nursing Home DeathsMichigan Attorney General Dana Nessel declined Republicans’ request to investigate whether nursing home orders issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer led to COVID-19 deaths or if related data is inaccurate.
President Trump Invites Michigan GOP Leaders To White HousePresident Donald Trump summoned Michigan's Republican legislative leaders to the White House for a meeting Friday amid a longshot GOP push to overturn the certification of Democrat Joe Biden's victory in the battleground state.