Lonnie Scott on GOP hypocrisy, gerrymandering, Snyder’s rtw play, and customer v constituent

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Today we have the first of what I hope will be many conversations with Lonnie Scott. Lonnie is the owner of Scott Strategic Communications and a former staffer to Alma Wheeler-Smith. Today we talk about GOP hypocrisy on spending (Medicaid expansion, etc) Gerrymandering and the REDMAP Project The devastating effect that term limits have had […]

Tim Greimel on the new ethics package, GOP dirty tricks

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Today we talk to House Minority Leader Tim Greimel on the ethics package introduced by the House Dems earlier this week. Edited for time: Rep Greimel’s audio is a little soft compared to my intro & outro. Technical difficulties. I’m learning. Show notes, links, etc: House Dems Introduce Plan Demanding Ethics, Accountability and Transparency in […]

Republican State Leadership Committee credits gerrymandering for its House majority

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We all know that the Democratic vote was suppressed in 2010. There was a huge enthusiasm gap along with a Teapublican wave going on. We lost quite a few seats in 2010, which put the GOP firmly in control of gerrymandering. There’s also no surprise that Democrats won the popular election in Michigan and nationally […]