Just as we reported in September based on some raw data figures, The Northeast and Midwest would lose House seats while the South and Southwest would gains. Census Announces List of States’ Congressional Seat Gains/Losses The Census Bureau just completed its one duty specifically described in the Constitution — to count the number of people living in the United States and apportion them to determine how many Congressional seats go […]
In a Major upset Businessman Rick Snyder (R) easily bested Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-Mich.) and Attorney General Mike Cox (R) to claim the Republican nomination for governor. Snyder, a former top executive at computer maker Gateway Inc., claimed 37 percent of the vote, and with close to half the precincts reporting was declared the winner by the Associated Press. Hoekstra was second with 26 percent, and Cox came in third […]
Another one bites the dust! And another one, and another one, another incumbent bites the dust Seven-term Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (D-MI) became the latest Congressional casualty in a primary season fraught with anti-incumbent furor early Wednesday morning. State Sen. Hansen Clarke (D) upset Kilpatrick in a stunner to secure the Democratic nomination in Michigan’s 13th Congressional district. Kilpatrick became the fourth House member to lose their primary this year. […]
The President in on his “Recovery Summer” Tour congratulating himself, everywhere he goes. Michigan has lost or dissolved 94 thousand jobs since the Recovery Act was passed. Not so sure I would be slapping myself on the back for that. Oh and by the way, each of these jobs cost you and I $500,000 a piece.. oh oh and one more thing, the money went to a South Korean company! […]
Michigan Democrat Bart Stupak has decided to retire after 9 terms in congress. In a statement he denied that his choice to not seek re-election had anything to do with his Health care vote. Stupak is considered to be one of the conservative congressman in the Democrat party. Many of his constituents expected that he would hold firm on his health care vote because language suggested that some government funding of Abortions could take place. Stupak made a deal that required the President to sign an Executive order that would limit government funds.