Michigan

John James Could Be the Future Republicans Have Been Waiting for

Salena Zito, Washington Examiner

James has zero name ID in the state, no establishment ties, no inherited built-in grassroots infrastructure. But for a party that is desperate to introduce young, vibrant and innovative voices to Congress, James is certainly one to watch, not just for Michiganders but for the entire country. Rarely do major political parties give the new guy the keys to Washington, D.C. Typically, you have to wait your turn.

Why Would Anyone In Michigan Vote For Hillary Clinton?

In a state hard-hit by unemployment caused by globalization importing thousands of unemployable or low-skilled “refugees” makes no sense to voters, who are looking for someone to champion their economic and cultural interests. Hillary Clinton has clearly put herself on the other side of that battle and that is a major reason why Donald Trump is surging in Michigan.

Trump’s Michigan Surge Confirmed And Explained

Hillary Clinton's lead in Michigan has fallen 7 points in the past month. An exclusive new Detroit Free Press/WXYZ-TV poll shows Trump has moved close to tying Clinton in a state that hasn't backed a Republican nominee since 1988.

These 5 R's Ran On Conservative Tax Policies & Won

Rachel Stoltzfoos, Daily Caller

The victories of Sam Brownback (KS), Larry Hogan (MD), Charlie Baker (MA), Bruce Rauner (IL), and Rick Snyder (MI) will certainly encourage politicians considering conservative tax policies at the state and national levels.

2 Weeks Out, RGA Reduces Spending in Wis.?

Stephen F. hayes & John McCormack, Weekly Standard

Is the Republican Governors Assoc. reducing its planned spending in one of the highest-profile and tightest gubernatorial contests in the country? If so, why? And why would the RGA spend more on Rick Snyder than Scott Walker?

Will NRSC Ever Help Conservatives? Now’s the Chance

Quin Hillyer, National Review Online

The National Republican Senatorial Committee just received an unexpected shot of cash from the RNC. Using some of it to help promising conservatives (such as Jeff Bell in New Jersey) would help start to ease the longstanding rift between the Right and the NRSC.

Amash Beats Ellis, Demands Apology

Kendall Breitman, Politico

Rep. Justin Amash handily won the GOP primary for Michigan’s 3rd Cong. District by 57.4% but the fight is not over, as he took his victory speech as an opportunity to call one fellow Republican a “disgrace” and to demand an apology from another.

Tea Party Sen. Candidates Look for Cantor-style Upsets

Fox News Staff

Tea Party-backed candidates Dr. Milton Wolf and Joe Carr this week are hoping to follow in the footsteps of a little-known economics professor named Dave Brat who stunned the establishment with his primary win over then-House GOP Leader Eric Cantor, as they target GOP incumbent senators in KS & TN. 

Why Amash Will Win

W. James Antle III, American Conservative

Libertarian politics are on the rise in Michigan. Here's what to watch for on Tuesday.

Krauthammer Applauds Affirmative Action Ban

Brendan Bordelon, Daily Caller

Krauthammer hails the SCOTUS 'towering' affirmative action decision, saying, "It's exactly the way you want to do it in a democracy."

Can a Former RNC Elite Turn Michigan Red?

Todd Spangler, Detroit Free Press

Suddenly, Michigan Repub. Terri Lynn Land's campaign in the race to replace retired Dem. Sen. Carl Levin is building steam in a very blue state. So why does it suddenly seem Terri Lynn Land has an edge?