Michigan Republican Party

At Michigan GOP's state convention, a show of tea party strength

Brian Dickerson, Detroit Free Press Columnist

If you're paying close attention, you know that when Michigan Republicans gathered in Lansing for their annual convention last week, Tea Party friendly Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema arguably cast a larger shadow (and scored some more important intramural victories) than Republican Governor Rick Snyder.

Rep. Camp's Shocker Sends Mich. GOP Huddling on Successor

John Gizzi, NewsMax

The name most frequently mentioned is state Sen. John Moolenaar of Midland. A former state representative who is well-connected in the business community, Moolenaar is considered a conservative in the mold of Camp. We hope a solid Tea Party candidate steps up.

Camp Won't Run for Senate

Kristina Peterson, Wall Street Journal

Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI) won't run to replace Levin's Senate seat. Camp was considered the GOP's best bet, so the R's may have blown it.