Category: Elissa Slotkin

Like Bill Schuette, Republican Congressman Mike Bishop has no problem using your tax dollars on himself and his friends

Like Bill Schuette, Republican Congressman Mike Bishop has no problem using your tax dollars on himself and his friends

By now it’s no secret that Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette used his office and staff for his own personal work. From working on political operations and promoting his book tour to conducting multi-million dollar real estate transactions and hiring “Republican campaign activists” as staff in his office right before the 2016 campaign began, Bill Schuette appears to view tax […]

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Livingston County, Michigan reveals the perils of one-party rule

Livingston County, Michigan reveals the perils of one-party rule

Outside of the entire west side of the state of Michigan (“DeVos country”), the most conservative area in our state is undoubtedly Livingston County, home of Howell and Brighton and a bastion of tea party fervor. Republicans dominate so completely in Livingston County that, in some races, there often isn’t even a Democrat on the ballot. Nobody wants to be […]

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Against the wishes of his family, John McCain’s words being “weaponized” by Republicans to attack Michigan Democratic candidate Elissa Slotkin

Against the wishes of his family, John McCain’s words being “weaponized” by Republicans to attack Michigan Democratic candidate Elissa Slotkin

Before the grass has even begun to grow on John McCain’s grave, Republicans have gone back in time and pulled footage of him challenging Elissa Slotkin during her confirmation hearing 2014. The McCain family is rightfully disgusted: The family is disappointed that John’s image is being weaponized this election cycle so soon after his passing, and they had hoped there […]

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As MI-08 Dem candidate Elissa Slotkin emphasizes her service to America, GOP Rep. Mike Bishop posts meme of drones killing citizens he disagrees with

As MI-08 Dem candidate Elissa Slotkin emphasizes her service to America, GOP Rep. Mike Bishop posts meme of drones killing citizens he disagrees with

Earlier this week, the Democratic candidate for Michigan’s 8th Congressional District, Elissa Slotkin, released a powerful television ad titled “Service”. In it, Slotkin emphasizes her service to the country while serving her overseas tours in Iraq. “I joined after 9/11, did three tours in Iraq, and took the safety of our troops and our homeland personally,” Slotkin says in the […]

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The race that could decide control of the House is now a toss up

The race that could decide control of the House is now a toss up

Michigan Republicans have been protected by maps gerrymandered for their pleasure, but that could change in 2018 Mike Bishop won his last election by 17 percent, more than double Donald Trump’s 7-point edge in the Michigan’s 8th congressional district. Less than two years later, he has about 50/50 chance of being reelected, according to The Cook Political Report. Explaining the […]

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In MI-08, Democrat Elissa Slotkin has outraised the GOP incumbent Mike Bishop for 3 cycles WITHOUT corporate PAC money

In MI-08, Democrat Elissa Slotkin has outraised the GOP incumbent Mike Bishop for 3 cycles WITHOUT corporate PAC money

I first became interested in Democrat Elissa Slotkin’s run to replace the odious Republican Mike Bishop in Michigan’s 8th Congressional District when I watched her amazing ad. In the ad — and in our subsequent interview with her on The Sit and Spin Room podcast — Slotkin said her impetus for running against the corporate shill Bishop was watching him […]

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