Michigan Attorney General
Halting Enbridge Energy’s oil pumping beneath the Straits of Mackinac was key promise in the Democratic campaigns of Michigan’s next governor and attorney general. Can they deliver?
Welcome, legalized pot. So long, gerrymandering. Democrats and women score big victories, as ballot measures all pass. Republicans hold onto Legislature, promising divided government.
Republican Tom Leonard counts law enforcement organizations and business groups in his corner, while Democrat Dana Nessel has the backing of labor unions and progressive and environmental organizations.
The Republican candidate for Michigan governor has shifted from Trump acolyte and hardline enforcer of conservative values as attorney general to a healthcare and women’s advocate this fall.
In the last campaign finance filing deadline before the Nov. 6 general election, Bridge looks at contributions for state Supreme Court, Attorney General and Secretary of State. In all three races, Republicans outraised their Democratic rivals.
Democrat Dana Nessel, Republican Tom Leonard and Independent Chris Graveline spoke with Bridge about their priorities and what sets them apart.
The Democratic candidate for Attorney General will go to battle over PFAS pollution and the Line 5 pipeline, and responds to allegations of internal strife in her campaign.
The Republican conservative vows to tackle elder abuse and mental illness among offenders if elected to the state’s highest legal office.
The former assistant U.S. Attorney sued state elections officials to get on the November ballot. Now he says he will bring nonpartisanship to the Attorney General’s office.
Michigan Republican delegates chose nominees Saturday for attorney general, secretary of state, two Supreme Court seats and other statewide offices, while urging unity against Democrats.
Candidates running to be the state’s top prosecutor will be chosen at this weekend’s state Republican and Democratic conventions. Bridge sought their positions on Flint water prosecutions and criminal justice reform.
A Republican group is using the progressive’s fiery, anti-Trump rhetoric against her in online ads. Is Nessel too extreme to win a general election? Or has she seized on a winning formula in a polarized era?