Tag: Michigan Democratic Party

More on the Michigan Republican Party’s harassment of elderly woman under hospice care

More on the Michigan Republican Party’s harassment of elderly woman under hospice care

My reporting on the Michigan Republican Party’s odious mailer encouraging people to call the phone of the ailing mother of Democratic candidate for Michigan’s 61st House district John Fisher has gotten LOTS of attention. It’s had thousands and thousands of views and the cross-posted version at Daily Kos has given it national exposure. It’s been picked up by other sites, […]

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The anti-women strategies the Michigan GOP didn’t want you to hear

The anti-women strategies the Michigan GOP didn’t want you to hear

The War on Women is alive and well in Michigan. Don’t let Republicans try to tell you otherwise. Hot on the heels of the successful pro-women V to Shining V event in Detroit, the Michigan Democratic Party has released shocking recordings of Michigan Republicans saying what they really think about women. Well, it’s honestly not all that shocking. But the […]

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Terri Lynn Land continues to avoid debate with Gary Peters + other Land-fail news

Terri Lynn Land continues to avoid debate with Gary Peters + other Land-fail news

Gary Peters’ efforts to schedule a debate with Terri Lynn Land in the race for the open U.S. Senate seat in Michigan continue to be a dead end. This morning we got more proof that her claim that she’s “interested” in a debate with Peters is nothing more than a lie designed to distract the media from her real aim […]

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Michigan Dems make major move to increase Michiganders’ access to the ballot through online absentee ballot application

Michigan Dems make major move to increase Michiganders’ access to the ballot through online absentee ballot application

As Republicans around the country work hard to restrict voter access, Democrats are doing the opposite. On the same day a federal judge forced Ohio to reopen early voting for its residents, the Michigan Democratic Party announced an important and major step forward in helping Michiganders access the ballot by apply for them online using a mobile device (smartphone or […]

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Proof of Terri Lynn Land’s lies about the source of her wealth continue to roll out

Proof of Terri Lynn Land’s lies about the source of her wealth continue to roll out

Chad Selweski of the Macomb Daily News has more revelations regarding Terri Lynn Land’s lies about the source of her immense wealth that has allowed her to dump millions of dollars of her own money into her increasingly failed campaign: Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land’s claim that she is a small business owner, not part of the lucrative Land & […]

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Michigan Dems call for two investigations into Terri Lynn Land’s violation of federal & state campaign finance laws

Michigan Dems call for two investigations into Terri Lynn Land’s violation of federal & state campaign finance laws

Pressure is mounting for Terri Lynn Land to come clean about her potential violations of federal and state campaign finance laws. Land is one of the top self-funded politicians in the country — she has dumped nearly $3 million of her own money into her campaign coffers — yet she has not reported assets in financial disclosure statements that indicate […]

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The Michigan Democratic Party is arming EVERY Democratic candidate with a free website

The Michigan Democratic Party is arming EVERY Democratic candidate with a free website

In February of 2012, I interviewed Lon Johnson who was running to be the Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party (MDP). During that interview, Johnson talked about the importance of Democrats competing in every single race across the state. “I think we need to have more people fighting for every seat,” he said. “We give no quarter. We make the […]

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Terri Lynn Land has got nothing, other than money from the Koch brothers

Terri Lynn Land has got nothing, other than money from the Koch brothers

For Land, saying nothing is probably good campaign strategy — but it’s a very bad thing for Michigan voters. If you don’t stand for something you’ll fall for anything. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land has clearly fallen hook, line and sinker for the Koch brothers, who are pouring big bucks into her campaign. But what exactly are the […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Michigan Dems distribute “Mackinac Island Tipsheet” to Mackinac Policy Conference attendees

EXCLUSIVE: Michigan Dems distribute “Mackinac Island Tipsheet” to Mackinac Policy Conference attendees

This week politicians and politicos from around the state gather on Mackinac Island for the Mackinac Policy Conference. This morning, attendees will receive a copy of the newspaper “The Mackinac Island Tipsheet”, a parody publication published by the Michigan Democratic Party. The Tipsheet has articles with titles like, “Rick Snyder’s Economy Not Working”, “Wall Street Execs, Political Cronies Cash In […]

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Helped by Explainer-in-Chief Bill Clinton, Michigan Dems fire up at the annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

Helped by Explainer-in-Chief Bill Clinton, Michigan Dems fire up at the annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

“Politics is all about power for them. Politics should always be about people for us.” Michigan Democrats took over the newly-renovated Cobo Hall in Detroit last night in a show of forceful solidarity unlike anything I’ve seen in the recent past. A sold out crowd of over 2,200 packed the venue, over 700 more than attended the event in 2012 […]

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Eclectablog 10-year Blogaversary party sponsorship update

Eclectablog 10-year Blogaversary party sponsorship update

We’ve had a great response to our call for sponsors for the Eclectablog 10-year “Blogaversary” party that’s happening on May 1st, 7-9 p.m. at the Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery (formerly the Corner Brewery) in Ypsilanti. Here’s the latest list: GOLD LEVEL SPONSORS Michigan Democratic Party AFSCME SILVER LEVEL SPONSOR Michigan Nurses Association Michigan AFL-CIO BRONZE LEVEL SPONSOR Planned Parenthood Advocates […]

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