The U.S. Chamber of Commerce launched a television ad today in support of U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, praising his record on taxes, regulations and fighting “Obamacare.” Upton, chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has already been subject to negative advertising by the Club for Growth accusing him of being a “liberal … Continue Reading →
Detroit News political reporters ferret out what's really going on in Lansing and Washington D.C.
President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign launched its first significant ad buy this week and Michigan is among the six states where the 30-second spot will air. The Obama campaign ad, titled “Unprecedented,” will begin airing in the Detroit market Thursday as well in Iowa, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin, according to the campaign. The same week … Continue Reading →
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney picked up the support of another Michigan congressman today. Freshman U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland, endorsed Romney, saying he’s the “conservative candidate Michigan needs.” “As a small business owner, I know that Michigan and our country needs a president who will empower entrepreneurs to create jobs and grow the economy,” Huizenga … Continue Reading →