Statement from state Rep. Ronnie Peterson (D-Ypsilanti) on legislation that…

With health care coverage on the chopping block, yet again in Michigan, state Rep. Ronnie Peterson calls out these new stipulations to receive health benefits as “punishment” to some of our most vulnerable populations. https://housedems.com/article/statement-state-rep-ronnie-peterson-d-ypsilanti-legislation-would-rob-michiganders-health Statement from state Rep. Ronnie Peterson (D-Ypsilanti) on legislation that would rob Michiganders of health care coverage: LANSING — Today,…

2018 Election Calendar and Results

The 2018 midterm elections, featuring hundreds of congressional, state and local primaries, will culminate with the Nov. 6 general election to decide whether Democrats can gain control of Congress or if Republicans will keep their hold on the legislative branch. Add the calendar on Google or iOS. Sign up for election alerts. Dozens of congressional…

Trump is not destroying himself

Right now, Donald Trump is in the strongest political position since the initial months of his presidency. He’s not in robust shape — he’s ticked up into the mid-40s — but the slow upward trend in polls has been evident since March. Too much shouldn’t be read into the numbers, except for the basic conclusion…

Republican Voters Say #MeToo

At the end of May, the campaign to become South Dakota’s next Republican governor was a 1-point race, with U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem clinging to a wisp of a lead over state Attorney General Marty Jackley. Then the Noem campaign ran this ad. Republican Voters Say #MeToo In South Dakota’s gubernatorial primary, voters showed the…

How Democrats escaped disaster in California

The party was already teetering on the brink of disaster in one of the year’s most pivotal House races when the feuding between two millionaire California Democrats reached its bizarre peak. In the contest to replace retiring Rep. Ed Royce, Andy Thorburn in April released a voicemail message of someone threatening to “go negative” on…