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Oakland County political gossip

December 26, 2019

What are the odds? It seems that on the very same day in November, in the very same town, two local wealthy businessmen held private fundraisers for the two men running for senator for the state of Michigan in November. The morning coffee hours – one for Senator Gary Peters...

December 26, 2019

As President Donald Trump suffered the humiliation of being the third president in our country’s history to ever be impeached by the House of Representatives, two local Democratic congresswomen who flipped long-held Republican seats, Haley Stevens (Birmingham, Bloomfield Hil...

December 26, 2019

Michigan Senator Pete Lucido (R-Shelby Township) in November announced on a Michigan syndicated radio show that he would run for governor in 2022. The announcement came prior to the finalization of the state’s 2020 budget, at a time when Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D) line-it...

December 26, 2019

Election security is of utmost concern to protect the sanctity of our one person, one vote system – especially after the 2016 elections, where it has been established that the Russians meddled in our presidential election. Now comes a report in The Washington Post stating th...

December 26, 2019

Word is that Oakland County and former state Sen. Mike Kowall (R-White Lake) recently parted ways, although reported details of the split are sketchy. Kowall joined the team at county headquarters as part of Oakland County’s economic development department after he was term-...

December 26, 2019

Republicans hoping to regain control over the Oakland County Board of Commissioners in 2020 may want to keep a close eye on district 5, which includes Keego Harbor, Orchard Lake Village, Sylvan Lake and portions of Waterford and West Bloomfield. Democrats gained control of t...

November 26, 2019

Another Republican candidate has filed to run for Michigan’s 11th Congressional seat held by freshman Rep. Haley Stevens (D-Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Rochester Hills, Troy, western Oakland, western Wayne County). Conservative Republican Eric Esshaki filed on October 31 w...

November 26, 2019

The national political media has Michigan’s U.S. Senate race between incumbent Senator Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield) and Republican challenger John James in its periscope, placing Peters as one of the top 10 most vulnerable senators in the country in 2020. Peters, finishing his...

November 26, 2019

Two more candidates have lined up for the Republican nomination in next year’s primary election for Michigan’s 8th Congressional District, currently held by first-term Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin (D-Rochester, Rochester Hills, northern Oakland, Ingham and Livingston countie...

November 26, 2019

Voters in Michigan’s 8th and 11th Congressional districts who might be craving even more partisan advertisements are about to get their fill as a $7 million advertising campaign has begun rolling out, which will throw an estimated $400,000 in districts held by Democrats Elis...

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