Michigan voters angered by budget- balancing moves by Governor Rick Snyder and the Legislature are collecting signatures to force recall elections of the first- term Republican and as many as 19 state lawmakers.
U.S. Representative Thad McCotter resigned July 6 over faked signatures that pushed the five-term Michigan Republican off the ballot, leaving in doubt a seat his party thought secure for years to come.
Ever since Lisa Brown sarcastically told fellow Michigan lawmakers that she was flattered by their interest in her private parts, her life has become a swirl of interviews, hugs, handshakes and a starring role in a Capitol steps performance of the “The Vagina Monologues.”
As Mitt Romney barnstorms Michigan explaining his opposition to the federal auto bailout, Governor Rick Snyder -- who endorsed him in the Feb. 28 Republican primary -- isn’t leaving the capital for the campaign trail.
In a Congress obstructed by political divides, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus are starting to develop a record of deals both parties can support.