Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
A month after trying to woo other Democrats to run against Whitmer, Detroit’s mayor threw his enviable political muscle behind the party frontrunner
Whitmer, a former state senator and current Democratic candidate for governor, said the state used to shoulder a much higher burden of college costs than it does now. Are her numbers accurate?
Truth Squad explores Gretchen Whitmer’s mantle as an advocate for sexual assault victims after a cop accuses her of hesitating to prosecute a sexually abusive doctor.
Concerns about polling, fundraising and Gretchen Whitmer's name recognition prompt “hand wringing” among party insiders, led by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan. But others see sexism at play.
Dem’s chances at the governor’s chair often run through Detroit and Wayne County. Strong connections and support there can make a big difference, past election results suggest.