Washington – — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Saturday at a reception hosted by Bloomberg News at the White House Correspondents dinner told The Detroit News that a report that he had decided to run for president was a "lot of speculation." Snyder attended the Republican Jewish Coalition's (RJC) spring meeting in Las Vegas Thursday night and Friday. (Detroit News)

Michigan governor Rick Snyder may be the newest GOP candidate for the White House. Snyder mingled with donors at a meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) in Las Vegas on Friday and told at least one attendee that he was a candidate. On Saturday morning, the former Minnesota senator Norm Coleman told reporters: “I met with Rick Snyder yesterday. He’s running. He’s running.” (The Guardian)

Detroit — Armed with a shovel and protected by a hardhat, Gov. Rick Snyder made a pitch for Proposal 1 Thursday morning while throwing hot asphalt into potholes on Michigan Avenue. Teamed with seasoned Michigan Department of Transportation road workers, Snyder threw black, gummy asphalt into a seemingly endless number of potholes on Michigan near Trumbull, the iconic corner where Tiger Stadium once stood. (Detroit News)


A state Senate panel has OK’d bills that would allow faith-based private adoption agencies that take public funds to turn away same-sex couples.

The bills come as the US Supreme Court is about to hear arguments on whether Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage violates the Constitution. A decision is expected this summer.

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Governor Rick Snyder has made some moves that indicate he is interested in running for President, but Michigan Public Radio Network Capitol Bureau Chief Rick Pluta says for now some critical things are missing from a serious bid for the White House.