Michigan U.S. Senate DeVos Team Preparing For Confirmation Hearing By Rick Pluta • Jan 13, 2017 iStock/Svetlana Larina (MPRN-Washington D.C.) The confirmation hearing for Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos has been delayed until next week. But, she’s already working to win support for her nomination and her ideas on school reform. Peters Impressed, But Undecided On Trump Transportation Pick By Rick Pluta • Jan 12, 2017 Courtesy Photo / Senate website (MPRN-Washington D.C.) President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next transportation secretary faced a U.S. Senate panel. Michigan U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers will not run for U.S. Senate By Rebecca Thiele • Jun 14, 2013 U.S. Representative Mike Rogers announced today that he won’t try for U.S. Senator Carl Levin’s empty spot.