Michigan’s unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been in almost 15 years. But while the economy is on the upswing, not all Michigan workers are feeling the recovery. And that’s had an impact on political allegiances for both sides of the aisle.

Current State's Mark Bashore talks to Bridge Magazine reporters Ted Roelofs and Nancy Derringer about who the economic recovery isn’t reaching and how those workers have influenced the presidential primaries.

Senator Debbie Stabenow
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U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow sits down with Mark Bashore to talk about the Iran deal, how to support small businesses, and her pledge to chug a Michigan beer if Hilary Clinton wins the Democratic nomination.

Fifty years ago today, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. If you were alive on November 22, 1963, you remember where you were when you heard the news.

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Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum says no one should count him out when he faces Michigan native Mitt Romney on the state’s February 28th GOP primary ballot. Santorum and Romney both plan to campaign in Michigan this week. Santorum says his message should play well with Michigan’s conservative blue collar voters.