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TV Stations in Grand Rapids, Flint, Traverse City Pull Down False DeVos Attack Ads Against Whitmer

SOUTHFIELD – Today the Whitmer for Governor campaign issued the following statement from Campaign Manager Eric Goldman commenting on news that three Sinclair TV stations in Grand Rapids, Flint, and Traverse City pulled down a false and misleading attack ad by the DeVos-backed group Priorities for Michigan. “As Bill Schuette struggles in the polls, it’s clear […]

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 […]

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, […]

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha Endorses Gretchen Whitmer for Governor

FLINT — Today Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the physician, scientist, and activist whose research exposed the Flint water crisis, announced her support for Gretchen Whitmer for governor. “I endorse Gretchen Whitmer, unequivocally and enthusiastically, as the best choice for kids come November,” said Dr. Mona. “She has the potential to be an effective leader on the […]

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 […]