Author: Adam Fox-Long

Former President Barack Obama Urges Michigan Voters to Support Gretchen Whitmer in New Radio Ad

DETROIT — Today the Whitmer for Governor campaign began airing a radio ad featuring former President Barack Obama. The 60-second ad focuses on Whitmer’s work as Senate Democratic Leader to expand Medicaid to more than 680,000 Michiganders and her plans to clean up our drinking water and improve education and skills training. “I’m so proud […]

New Poll: Whitmer Leads Schuette by 11pts, Outside Groups Abandon Schuette

LANSING — A new internal poll from Gretchen Whitmer’s campaign for governor shows Whitmer leading Bill Schuette by 11 points, 47-36. Whitmer’s name recognition (77% name ID) is on par with Schuette’s (79%), and by a 14-point margin voters have a favorable impression of her (46% favorable / 32% unfavorable). By comparison, Schuette’s personal popularity […]

Whitmer Wins Second Debate as Schuette Struggles to Defend Record of Filing Nine Lawsuits to Rip Health Care Away from 680,000 Michiganders

DETROIT — Eric Goldman, Campaign Manager for Gretchen Whitmer for Governor, issued the following statement on tonight’s gubernatorial debate in Detroit: “Gretchen Whitmer was the clear winner of tonight’s debate. Schuette’s desperation was on full display as he struggled once again to defend his record of filing nine lawsuits to rip health care away from […]

Deputy Sheriffs Association of Michigan Endorses Whitmer for Governor

LANSING — Today the Deputy Sheriffs Association of Michigan announced their support for Gretchen Whitmer for Governor. DSAM joins the growing list of law enforcement organizations that has endorsed Whitmer over Attorney General Bill Schuette. The Deputy Sheriff’s Association of Michigan is a statewide fraternal nonprofit organization with over 3,000 members, including patrol officers, detectives, […]

MI Nurses Association VP: “Bill Schuette is getting desperate”

LANSING – Today the Vice President of the Michigan Nurses Association, Katie Scott, RN, issued the following statement commenting on Bill Schuette’s latest campaign ad, where Schuette claims he “voted to protect patients with pre-existing conditions.” “Bill Schuette is getting desperate as he sees Gretchen Whitmer’s commitment to better health care for all Michigan residents […]

Detroit Regional Chamber Endorses Gretchen Whitmer Over Bill Schuette for Governor

LANSING — Today Democratic gubernatorial nominee Gretchen Whitmer issued the following statement on her endorsement by the Detroit Regional Chamber. The Chamber previously endorsed Whitmer in the Democratic primary. “I’m so proud to have this endorsement because we need a governor who can bring both parties together to solve problems and get things done for […]

Whitmer Crushes Bill Schuette in First Gubernatorial Debate

GRAND RAPIDS — Eric Goldman, Campaign Manager for Gretchen Whitmer for Governor, issued the following statement on tonight’s first gubernatorial debate in Grand Rapids: “Gretchen Whitmer crushed Bill Schuette tonight. And it wasn’t close. No matter how hard he tries, Bill Schuette can’t hide from his record of joining nine lawsuits to rip health care […]

Black Economic Alliance endorses Gretchen Whitmer for Governor

Group led by top Black business executives lauds Whitmer’s commitment to expanding opportunity for Black Michiganders DETROIT — Today the Black Economic Alliance, a national political group led by top  Black business leaders and advocates focused on electing candidates who support economic policies that will improve outcomes for Black Americans, announced its’ support for Gretchen […]