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Oakland County political gossip

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...

October 8, 2019

Mackinac Island is a beautiful vacation destination anytime...but for those Republicans looking to run for office, or keeping their options open, the Michigan Republican Party Leadership Conference September 20-21 was a particularly lovely port-of-call.

October 8, 2019

Republicans willing to take on 8th District Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin have been hard to find, at least until recently. Just before the start of October, Michigan State Board of Education member Nikki Snyder (R-Dexter) announced she would be running for the Republican nomi...

September 24, 2019

The number of congressional Democrats supporting an impeachment inquiry of President Donald J. Trump is growing daily, as Michigan Reps. Haley Stevens (D-Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Troy, western Oakland and Wayne counties), Elissa Slotkin (D-Rochester, Rochester Hills, no...

August 20, 2019

The rumor mill has it that Republicans are digging deep into their bench to find a hitter to take on first-term Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin (D-Rochester, Rochester Hills, northern Oakland, parts of Livingston and Ingham counties), who is racking up a sizable war chest, with...

August 6, 2019

That is the question. And it's rapidly being answered by more and more of the nation's congressional Democrats, with the tide firmly turning on Friday August 2, when it was reported that, for the first time, a majority – over 118 – of House Democrats are now calling...

June 25, 2019

The time delays in waiting for the courts to decide whether President Donald Trump can continue stonewalling oversight by ordering people not to testify before House members has prompted Congressman Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Township, Franklin, Beverly Hills, Royal Oak, Hunti...

June 25, 2019

Word bouncing around the Oakland County Executive Building is that former Congressman Mike Bishop (R-Rochester, Rochester Hills) is interested in throwing his hat in the ring for county executive in 2020 to replace L. Brooks Patterson, especially since Rochester Mayor Bryan...

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