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Trump/Pence
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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is boosting his presence in Michigan.  Michigan's campaign for Trump is expanding from one to seven senior staffers.  


Jennifer Granholm
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Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm will have a key role in Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s potential move into the White House.  The Clinton campaign announced Tuesday that Granholm is a co-chair on Clinton’s transition team.


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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump blasted incompetent politicians, unfair international trade deals, and high taxes in a speech Monday in Detroit.  The address before the Detroit Economic Club was billed as a major policy speech.


Pence Stumps For Trump In Grand Rapids

Jul 29, 2016
Mike Pence
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Donald Trump running mate Governor Mike Pence was in Grand Rapids Thursday.


Washtenaw County Democratic Party

Delegates from across the country are in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, and Washtenaw County is represented.

 


U.S. Supreme Court
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Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has released a list of potential US Supreme Court nominees with two names from Michigan. 

Republican National Convention
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Michigan Republicans met in Lansing this weekend to select delegates to the party’s presidential-nominating convention this summer.  Controversies over who will go to Cleveland to choose the nominee were averted. 


Jamie VanEffen
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From a statewide perspective, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump were the winners in Michigan’s presidential primary elections.  The results were a little different in Washtenaw County. 

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Local clerks reported high turnout and long lines in some places as voters handed Donald Trump a victory in Michigan’s Republican presidential primary, while the Democratic race went to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. 

Republican Presidential Hopefuls Debate In Detroit

Mar 4, 2016
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Four Republican presidential candidates spent seven and a half minutes talking about Detroit, Flint, and manufacturing at a debate held in Detroit Thursday night.  

Fox Theatre
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A group of local Republicans plan to attend tonight’s GOP debate in Detroit.

 


Vote Here
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Now that the votes have been counted in the Super Tuesday states, presidential candidates are turning their attention to the next round of primaries – including Michigan’s in a week.  


Donald Trump
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Donald Trump made a campaign appearance in Grand Rapids Monday night. He says he would threaten manufacturers with big tariffs on imports to discourage them from building plants across the border and overseas.  Trump specifically called out Ford, which is planning a new plant in Mexico.   We have more from Rick Pluta.


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