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"Mackinac Island — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul won the presidential straw poll at this weekend’s Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference, capturing 22 percent of the vote among a field of 16 candidates." (Detroit News)


(MPRN-Undated) A number of Republican presidential hopefuls are descending on Michigan. Three confirmed and likely candidates made stops across the state on Monday. 

"GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) endorsed Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) for president Monday. The endorsement from Amash, who was an ally of Paul's father, Ron, was no surprise." (Washington Post)

WASHINGTON — For several Republican presidential hopefuls, Monday is turning out to be a Pure Michigan kind of day. Already announced were Dr. Ben Carson, a Detroit native, expected to be in the city for a major announcement and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaking at a Republican dinner in Oakland County. (Detroit Free Press)

John Yob also worked for Republican John McCain in 2007 and 2008