(MPRN-Lansing) President Obama is endorsing Democratic candidates for Congress, and a Michigan candidate is among them. The president publicly endorsed 30 Congressional candidates Monday, including the 8th District’s Suzanna Shkreli. 


Congressman Fred Upton has served in the U.S. House since 1987. The Saint Joseph Republican says people in the district don’t care what party you represent they want the job done. 

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(MPRN-Detroit) Senator Tim Kaine was in Detroit today. The running mate of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke at the non-profit Focus: HOPE. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A state Republican leader is losing her party position because she won’t back Republican nominee Donald Trump for president.


State Representative Dave Maturen says he wants to continue making Michigan a comeback state if he is re-elected to the state House. The Republican who represents eastern Kalamazoo County and western and southern Calhoun County says he wants to try and build on the jobs created in the state.