Politics

Rick Pluta, The Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) The focus is on the November elections with the Republican and Democratic summer nominating conventions wrapped up. 

Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Grand Rapids) Michigan Republicans were in Grand Rapids this past weekend to finalize their slate on the November ballot and fire up for the final weeks of the election season.

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University of Notre Dame Political Science Professor Christina Wolbrecht says a lot is known about the movement to get women the right to vote, but she says how women used the right to vote hasn’t received nearly as much study. 


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(MPRN-Lansing) The campaign to legalize marijuana in Michigan now hopes the state Supreme Court will order the question onto the November ballot. 

Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) A big section of Michigan’s economy is being targeted by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, 98.2 percent of businesses in Michigan are small businesses. 

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