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Michigan Republicans met in Lansing this weekend to select delegates to the party’s presidential-nominating convention this summer.  Controversies over who will go to Cleveland to choose the nominee were averted. 


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From a statewide perspective, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump were the winners in Michigan’s presidential primary elections.  The results were a little different in Washtenaw County. 

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Local clerks reported high turnout and long lines in some places as voters handed Donald Trump a victory in Michigan’s Republican presidential primary, while the Democratic race went to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. 

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Governor Rick Snyder is holding firm to his vow to stay in office amid growing calls for his resignation.


Republican Presidential Hopefuls Debate In Detroit

Mar 4, 2016
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Four Republican presidential candidates spent seven and a half minutes talking about Detroit, Flint, and manufacturing at a debate held in Detroit Thursday night.  

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Republican presidential candidate John Kasich canceled an in-person campaign stop this morning in Ann Arbor after having problems with his plane in New York.  Instead, he called in. 


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Now that the votes have been counted in the Super Tuesday states, presidential candidates are turning their attention to the next round of primaries – including Michigan’s in a week.  


John Kasich
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With the state’s March 8th primary fast-approaching, Presidential candidates are turning their attention to Michigan.  Senator Bernie Sanders had stops in Ypsilanti and Dearborn as part of his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, while Ohio Governor John Kasich stopped at Grand Valley State University near Grand Rapids.


Ohio Governor John Kasich took a campaign swing through Michigan Monday as part of his bid to win the Republican presidential nomination.