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Six Republicans and Democrats running for governor faced each other in a debate Thursday night on Mackinac Island. There was a lot of talk, but no knock-out blows. 


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Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette on Thursday voluntarily issued a financial disclosure statement showing personal assets totaling more than $13 million — largely investments held in blind trusts or property he inherited in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Colorado.

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The Michigan elections bureau has rejected challenges to the candidacy of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed.

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Democrat Gretchen Whitmer won another key endorsement from organized labor Monday in the race for Michigan governor, this time from the state's largest union.

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Calley's campaign director is turning down a $150,000 contract to help with Flint's economic development, saying doing both jobs would be a detriment to Flint and himself.

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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is endorsing Democrat Gretchen Whitmer in her run for governor.

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The former campaign manager for Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer said Friday that he resigned due to allegations that he had said "manipulative and insulting things" to a co-worker on an old campaign and had "communicated inappropriately" with others at that time.

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One of the Democratic candidates for Michigan governor announced she asked for the resignation of her campaign manager after details of "inappropriate behavior in the workplace" surfaced. 

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Democrats and Republicans in the state House may go toe-to-toe next year on making English the official language of Michigan.

Democrats won two special elections to fill vacancies in the state House.

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While visiting East Lansing, Georgia congressman John Lewis said he is not surprised about the money laundering and conspiracy charges against Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his deputy Rick Gates.


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Republicans Rocky Raczkowski and Lena Epstein plan to seek a suburban Detroit House seat opening due to a retirement.

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President Donald Trump has endorsed Attorney General Bill Schuette for governor of Michigan.

The Michigan Democratic Party has been fined $500,000 after a probe found problems with the organization’s former practice of fundraising through bingo games.

 


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Democrat Gretchen Whitmer says her campaign has raised $1 million in its first five months, more than any non-incumbent gubernatorial candidate has ever reported this early in the election cycle.

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