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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 […]

New Group of ‘Veterans for Whitmer’ Forms to Help Elect Gretchen Whitmer as Michigan’s Next Governor

Group includes Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force Veterans MICHIGAN — A new group of Michigan veterans is forming to help elect former Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer as the next Governor of Michigan over Republican Bill Schuette. As Senate Democratic Leader, Whitmer voted against the privatization of services in the Grand Rapids Home for […]

Whitmer Launches Two Campaign Ads Featuring Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Prosecutor Kym Worthy

Ads focus on Whitmer’s record expanding health care, fighting for survivors DETROIT — Today the Whitmer for Governor campaign launched two new campaign ads ahead of the general election. The first 15-second ad, titled “Desk to Desk,” features Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and focuses on Whitmer’s record working across the aisle to expand Medicaid to […]

Michigan Nurses: Schuette Trying to Rewrite His Healthcare Record

LANSING – Today the President of the Michigan Nurses Association issued the following statement commenting on Bill Schuette’s press conference, where the Attorney General desperately tried to rewrite his record on healthcare. “As a nurse, I am disgusted that Bill Schuette is trying to rewrite his past because he finally realizes that most Michigan residents […]

Whitmer Launches Campaign Ad Focused on Health Care, Protecting People with Pre-Existing Conditions

DETROIT — Today the Whitmer for Governor campaign began airing its first TV ad of the general election. The 30-second ad, titled “Battles,” focuses on Whitmer’s time battling an insurance company that denied her mom’s chemotherapy when she was dying from brain cancer. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE AD AD SCRIPT: “This is where my […]

Former President Barack Obama Endorses Gretchen Whitmer for Governor

DETROIT — Today former President Barack Obama endorsed Gretchen Whitmer for Governor of Michigan. “I’m proud to endorse Gretchen Whitmer because Michigan’s middle-class families need a governor who knows how to get things done,” said former President Barack Obama. “Gretchen has spent her whole life getting real results for hardworking Michiganders, whether it was raising […]