Gretchen Whitmer

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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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The Michigan Education Association has endorsed Gretchen Whitmer for governor.

According to WLNS-TV, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer has written a letter to Michigan State University's Board of Trustees urging the removal of President Lou Anna K. Simon. She is the latest to ask for changes at the top after the discovery of a campus doctor who sexually assaulted girls and women. 

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Michigan gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer is calling on Attorney General Bill Schuette to launch an independent investigation into Michigan State University’s handling of the Larry Nassar case. 

 


Gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer, one of only two women to have been a legislative leader in Michigan, said the male-dominated Capitol has a "locker room" atmosphere in which it is not uncommon for female lawmakers and employees to confront sexual harassment. 

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Lt. Gov. Brian Calley handed over the leadership of his part-time Legislature ballot drive to conservative grassroots activists Friday, as he prepared for an expected 2018 campaign for governor. 


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

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Former Michigan Gov. Jim Blanchard is backing Democrat Gretchen Whitmer for governor.

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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is expected to make official what has long seemed inevitable — he is running for governor. 

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During at taping of "Off the Record" at WKAR-TV, attorney Geoffrey Fieger said he is 'darn serious' about running for governor again. 

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Kildee decides against running for Michigan governor in 2018. 

A capital region state legislator intends to seek Michigan's highest office.

Sen. Whitmer responds to State of the State

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Last night, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder gave his fourth State of the State address. He encouraged action on immigration and more support for state schools, among other issues.

Current State #4 | January 17, 2013

Jan 17, 2013
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On today's Current State: Off the Record's  Tim Skubick analyzes Gov. Snyder's "State of the State" speech, and Senate Democratic leader Gretchen Whitmer offers a response. Also, a new discovery in Antarctica and a preview of the BackStage Pass season premiere with the metal band, Silent Lapse.

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