September 8, 2020

Michigan Rep. Mari Manoogian (D-Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, West Bloomfield) might be running for re-election to return for a second term to represent the House’s 40th District, but she clearly has an open road to bigger and brighter roles down the roa...

September 8, 2020

The old saying, “What happens if a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it?” could apply to the pseudo controversy Fox News has stirred up over so-called “dead voters” in Michigan. Fox News anchor Martha MacCallum claimed on August 16 that absentee ballots from deceased...

September 8, 2020

We’re pretty sure we heard state House Rep. Christine Greig (D-Farmington, Farmington Hills), who is also the House Minority Leader, audibly gasp. Greig is term-limited this election go-round, in which three Democrats who served together on the city council fought to represe...

September 8, 2020

How soon some Republicans forget. Birmingham, which until 2018 was considered a Republican stronghold, was recently upbraided and dismissed as a toxic, wealthy liberal enclave by Meshawn Maddock, who sits on the national advisory board of Women for Trump 2020 and is wife of...

September 8, 2020

Bloomfield Township trustee candidate Don Valente is running because he really, really, really doesn’t like current township supervisor Leo Savoie – which he makes clear at just about every single board meeting, where he rants about what he considers Savoie’s poor leadership...

September 8, 2020

You certainly wouldn’t know it based on the attack ads on TV, but according to Roll Call, the news site on all things Congress and White House-related, U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Township) is no longer on the “vulnerable” list of senators who look unlikely to win...

September 8, 2020

Despite a new television ad touting that he is “his own man” who can’t be “bought,” Republican Senate candidate John James of Farmington Hills has been spending time currying favors – in the form of big dollars – with a variety of questionable folk. We all know he’s into the...

September 8, 2020

Unlike in 2018, when Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin (D-Rochester, Rochester Hills, northern Oakland, parts of Livingston and Ingham counties) was the underdog in her fight to flip this traditionally Republican district, this go-round Slotkin is the incumbent, with cash-on-hand...

September 8, 2020

Oakland County Board of Commissioners Chairman Dave Woodward (D-Royal Oak) and former chair, commissioner Mike Gingell (R-Lake Orion), were once such good friends, they vacationed together, had dinner together with their spouses – and had a deal for Gingell to get the Republ...

August 11, 2020

Shout out for this one to the New York Times, where a newsroom of over 1,000 journalists allows time to do the extraordinary, including tracking by zip code the number of people making presidential campaign donations from this April through the end of June. In the Birmingham...

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