2018 Michigan governor race

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Truth Squad: Bill Schuette is falsely blamed for ignoring PFAS victims

September 17, 2018 | Jim Malewitz

A Southfield Super PAC releases an irresponsible ad accusing Republican candidate for governor Bill Schuette of failing to act on the behalf of victims of water contamination. In fact, he has sued on their behalf.

Truth Squad | Bill Schuette goes low, accusing Whitmer of terror sympathy

September 12, 2018 | Ron French

Why talk about Michigan potholes when you can attack your opponent about Middle East terrorism? Bill Schuette goes for the jugular, and earns a misleading rating from Truth Squad

Truth Squad | Bill Schuette goes low, accusing Whitmer of terror sympathy

September 12, 2018 | Chastity Pratt Dawsey

Why talk about Michigan potholes when you can attack your opponent about Middle East terrorism? Bill Schuette goes for the jugular, and earns a misleading rating from Truth Squad

Where Michigan governor candidates stand on Obamacare, other health issues

September 11, 2018 | Ted Roelofs

Democrat Gretchen Whitmer and Republican Bill Schuette offer Michigan voters a clear choice on healthcare issues. And nowhere are their policy differences more stark than on the Affordable Care Act.

Michigan voters to governor candidates: Fix the roads, schools, insurance

September 7, 2018 | Chastity Pratt Dawsey

At a recent Truth Tour stop, voters tell Bridge their concerns mostly align with top issues identified by Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer in their campaigns for governor.

Truth Squad | Michigan Democratic Party attacks Bill Schuette on health care

September 6, 2018 | Lindsay VanHulle

Schuette says he wants to preserve insurance for people with pre-existing medical conditions. Yet as Attorney General, the gubernatorial candidate joined suits to block Obamacare, which protects those with pre-existing conditions.

Schuette goes to bat for ExxonMobil; brief calls climate change ‘unsettled science’

September 4, 2018 | Jim Malewitz

Last month, the Michigan attorney general signed a court filing in support of energy giant that claims debate about global warming is still ‘raging’ among scientists. Spoiler alert: It’s not.

Gretchen Whitmer officially taps Garlin Gilchrist II as running mate

August 20, 2018 | Jim Malewitz

Whitmer’s announcement came as Democrats and Republicans prepare for their nominating conventions — and days after GOP Attorney General Bill Schuette named Kent County Clerk and former state Rep. Lisa Posthumus Lyons.  

Get to know Garlin Gilchrist II, Gretchen Whitmer's pick for Lt. Governor

August 19, 2018 | Joel Kurth

Garlin Gilchrist, 35, is not well known outside Detroit so it’s unclear how many votes he can inspire as candidate for Michigan's lt. governor under Gretchen Whitmer. He does bring smarts, national organizing skills and diversity.

Bill Schuette picks Lisa Posthumus Lyons as running mate for Michigan governor

August 15, 2018 | Riley Beggin

The former state representative and current Kent County clerk has deep ties in the critical west Michigan voting bloc, but has also shown a distaste for President Donald Trump.

Who’s funding Michigan governor primary winners, Schuette and Whitmer

August 8, 2018 | Craig Mauger

Michigan’s major party candidates are raising millions of dollars, including from “dark-money” sources.

Bill Gelineau leads in Michigan Libertarian governor primary

August 8, 2018 | Lindsay VanHulle

If he hangs on, Gelineau will advance to the November general election after winning the first Libertarian Party gubernatorial primary in state history.

Eight takeaways from Michigan’s gubernatorial primary

August 8, 2018 | Lindsay VanHulle

Can a Trump-centric platform win in November? Where do progressives go from here? Did Michigan pollsters redeem themselves? Bridge answers the burning questions from Tuesday’s primary races.

Eight takeaways from Michigan’s gubernatorial primary

August 8, 2018 | Riley Beggin

Can a Trump-centric platform win in November? Where do progressives go from here? Did Michigan pollsters redeem themselves? Bridge answers the burning questions from Tuesday’s primary races.

Eight takeaways from Michigan’s gubernatorial primary

August 8, 2018 | Ted Roelofs

Can a Trump-centric platform win in November? Where do progressives go from here? Did Michigan pollsters redeem themselves? Bridge answers the burning questions from Tuesday’s primary races.

Eight takeaways from Michigan’s gubernatorial primary

August 8, 2018 | Chastity Pratt Dawsey

Can a Trump-centric platform win in November? Where do progressives go from here? Did Michigan pollsters redeem themselves? Bridge answers the burning questions from Tuesday’s primary races.

Where Michigan governor primary winners Schuette and Whitmer stand on issues

August 8, 2018 | Riley Beggin

Michigan’s voters chose Democrat Gretchen Whitmer and Republican Bill Schuette as their parties candidates for governor Tuesday night. Here is what they would do if elected in November.

Where Michigan governor primary winners Schuette and Whitmer stand on issues

August 8, 2018 | Bridge Staff

Michigan’s voters chose Democrat Gretchen Whitmer and Republican Bill Schuette as their parties candidates for governor Tuesday night. Here is what they would do if elected in November.

Gretchen Whitmer and Bill Schuette, ideological opposites, face off for governor

August 8, 2018 | Riley Beggin

The Democratic and Republican frontrunners swamped their party rivals and now bring starkly different visions for curing all that ails Michigan

Gretchen Whitmer and Bill Schuette, ideological opposites, face off for governor

August 8, 2018 | Lindsay VanHulle

The Democratic and Republican frontrunners swamped their party rivals and now bring starkly different visions for curing all that ails Michigan

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