ICYMI: State House Republicans Invited a Conspiracy Theorist to Present an Unchecked Anti-Vaxx Tirade

ICYMI: State House Republicans Invited a Conspiracy Theorist to Present an Unchecked Anti-Vaxx Tirade

Yesterday, Republican lawmakers descended further into extremism as they willingly invited known conspiracy theorist Naomi Wolf to testify on vaccines in a state House Oversight Committee hearing.  A prominent anti-vaxxer, …

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In New Radio Interview, Shirkey Keeps Spewing Known Lies About COVID-19 Vaccines

In New Radio Interview, Shirkey Keeps Spewing Known Lies About COVID-19 Vaccines

The anti-vaxx show continued yesterday as Mike Shirkey sat with WRFH radio to double down on his baseless and dangerous claims about vaccines and COVID-19, including that in the case …

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New Photo Surfaces of Militia Mike Shirkey With Known Extremist Conspirator of Plot to Kidnap and Kill Governor

New Photo Surfaces of Militia Mike Shirkey With Known Extremist Conspirator of Plot to Kidnap and Kill Governor

This afternoon, a photo is gaining traction on Twitter displaying Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey looking chummy with William Null, one of the many armed extremist militia men that stormed …

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Huge Chunk of Anti-Voter Bills Progresses Through State Senate as Republicans Race to Deny Michiganders the Freedom to Vote

Huge Chunk of Anti-Voter Bills Progresses Through State Senate as Republicans Race to Deny Michiganders the Freedom to Vote

LANSING — Right now, the Big Lie crusade is pressing on as Republican state Senators on the Elections Committee gather for a hearing on the third chunk of voter suppression …

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NEW From The Detroit News: John James Failed to Deliver on Charity Pledge Central to His Campaign in the Midst of a Pandemic

NEW From The Detroit News: John James Failed to Deliver on Charity Pledge Central to His Campaign in the Midst of a Pandemic

LANSING — John James continues to loom over Republican Michigan politics for all the wrong reasons. After raising nearly $50 million only to fall short statewide for the second time …

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MDP Attacks MIGOP’s Latest Attempt to Distract From Disastrous Field of Candidates

MDP Attacks MIGOP’s Latest Attempt to Distract From Disastrous Field of Candidates

LANSING — Over the weekend, Michigan Republicans shamelessly dove in head first with an ad based on false attacks critiquing Governor Whitmer’s COVID-19 response despite GOP lawmakers never making an …

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Struggles Continue for Both State and National Republicans as Yet Another Fringe Candidate Enters the Race for Governor

Struggles Continue for Both State and National Republicans as Yet Another Fringe Candidate Enters the Race for Governor

LANSING — As MDP laid out in a state of the race memo released last week, Republicans just can’t seem to recruit a single viable candidate to compete in the …

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ICYMI: RNC Chair Waffles on Entry as Republicans Remain On Gubernatorial Primary Sidelines

ICYMI: RNC Chair Waffles on Entry as Republicans Remain On Gubernatorial Primary Sidelines

LANSING — Last week marked the latest episode in Michigan Republicans’ major hesitance to run for governor. After Politico broke the news that RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel floated the possibility …

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MDP applauds Democrats on Board of Canvassers for upholding integrity of election process

MDP applauds Democrats on Board of Canvassers for upholding integrity of election process

LANSING — The Michigan Democratic Party (MDP) today applauded Democratic members of the Board of State Canvassers — Jeanette Bradshaw and Julie Matuzak — for their decision not to certify the Unlock Michigan petition. …

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MDP MEMO | Failure to Launch: In the Race for Governor, There Are No Republicans To Be Found

MDP MEMO | Failure to Launch: In the Race for Governor, There Are No Republicans To Be Found

If this were 2017, the campaign for governor of Michigan would already be entering its fifth month (or if you’re Jim Hines, the 14th). This time, things are a little …

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Republican State Senators Continue to Push Extreme Anti-Voter Legislation

Republican State Senators Continue to Push Extreme Anti-Voter Legislation

LANSING — Today, state Senate Republicans are taking the first major legislative step to perpetuate the Big Lie that the 2020 general election was stolen from Trump. Right now, the …

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Michigan Democratic Party Statement on Chauvin Trial

Michigan Democratic Party Statement on Chauvin Trial

The Michigan Democratic Party issued the following statement on behalf of Chair Lavora Barnes. “I join millions of Americans in standing alongside George Floyd’s family as we honor his life and legacy …

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