Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
Truth Squad examines claims made by Republican Bill Schuette and Democrat Gretchen Whitmer on health care, the Flint water crisis, the Larry Nassar case and immigration enforcement.
Bill Schuette is campaigning to eliminate pension taxes if he’s elected governor. You’d never know it from Gretchen Whitmer’s latest TV ad.
A Gretchen Whitmer ad goes beyond criticizing Schuette for his efforts to abolish the ACA. She says he favors letting insurance companies decide whether to cover people with pre-existing medical conditions.
Lots of promises. Few details. Both would create deficits. A closer look at how the candidates for Michigan governor plan to pay for all their promises.
The Democratic governor candidate is pledging to fix roads and education while barely raising taxes. Much of her plans, though, involve the most optimistic of projections and would create budget holes.
The prosecution of Larry Nassar, who was convicted of sexually abusing his former patients, has emerged in new attacks in the Michigan governor’s race.
Candidates for Michigan governor say they can help crisis of Detroit kids switching schools too often, tanking test scores.
Republicans say Gretchen Whitmer would push the same tax and economic policies as Michigan’s last Democratic governor, Jennifer Granholm. The record is more complicated.
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
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday’s statewide primary election was an indication of the growing power of politically active women on both sides of the aisle.
Michigan’s major party candidates are raising millions of dollars, including from “dark-money” sources.
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.
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.
The Democratic and Republican frontrunners swamped their party rivals and now bring starkly different visions for curing all that ails Michigan
Record turnout bolsters hopes for a wave for Democrats. But easy wins for Schuette give him opportunity to unite party and woo independents.
The mayor got behind Gretchen Whitmer and targeted lawmakers who fought auto insurance reforms. But Duggan candidates had some big misses, too.
Whitmer beat back a spirited challenge from charismatic young challenger Abdul El-Sayed and millionaire entrepreneur Shri Thanedar. She now turns her attention to Republican winner Bill Schuette.