Barack Obama Whitmer's Running Mate Is University of Michigan Official By Reginald Hardwick, Associated Press & Cheyna Roth • Aug 20, 2018 Cheyna Roth / MPRN Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer has announced that her running mate is Garlin Gilchrist II, who runs the University of Michigan's Center for Social Media Responsibility. Listen Listening... / 0:39 Former President Barack Obama Picks MSU, UConn in NCAAs By Associated Press • Mar 14, 2018 Former President Barack Obama has picked his NCAA Tournament brackets, and he has Michigan State winning the men's title and — no surprises — UConn winning the women's championship. Obama-Backed Committee Targeting Races In Michigan And 10 Other States By Reginald Hardwick • Feb 9, 2018 A Democratic group backed by former President Barack Obama said this week it plans to invest millions of dollars in state-level elections in Michigan and ten other states this year. Former US Attorney Announces Bid For State Attorney General By Cheyna Roth • Sep 28, 2017 By Thesamster101, Public Domain / Pat Miles for Congress A former West Michigan U-S Attorney wants to be Michigan’s next Attorney General. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth reports. Listen Listening... / 0:36 House Panel To Consider Bill Preserving Great Lakes Cleanup By Associated Press • Jul 12, 2017 Jeff Schmaltz / NASA/GSFC Congressional budget writers are proposing to overrule President Donald Trump’s call for eliminating a program that funds Great Lakes cleanup efforts. Auto-Recovery Czar Is New Western Michigan Univ. President By Associated Press • Apr 12, 2017 Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy Western Michigan University picks Georgetown dean Edward B. Montgomery as leader. He served as President Obama's auto-recovery czar. Tearful Joe Biden awarded freedom medal by Obama By BBC • Jan 12, 2017 BBC Vice President Joe Biden receives highest US civilian honor Barack Obama| Farewell Address | PBS NewsHour By editor • Jan 9, 2017 Courtesy of AP Photo/Charles Dharapak / PBS Tue. Jan. 10 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | President Barack Obama delivers his farewell address. PBS Newshour Special | Questions for President Obama By Editor • May 27, 2016 PBS Wed. June 1 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | PBS NewsHour co-anchor and managing editor Gwen Ifill will sit down for an exclusive interview with President Obama in Elkhart, Indiana. Current Sports | 3/16/16 | #660 By Current Sports • Mar 16, 2016 Associated Press Barack-etology, NCAA Tournament, Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Mateen Cleaves, Branden Dawson, Rob Blackburn, and University of Michigan Basketball Preview. Listen Listening... / 58:24 2015 State of the Union Address By Editor • Jan 16, 2015 PBS NewsHour Tue. Jan. 20 - 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | President Barack Obama delivers the traditional address before a joint session of Congress, telecast from the House chamber. LIVE WEBCAST AT PBS NEWSHOUR Lansing attorney weighs in on new U.S.-Cuba relations By Mark Bashore • Dec 18, 2014 Scott Pohl/WKAR Listen Listening... / 15:15 Americans have been busy discussing President Obama’s call to normalize relations with Cuba. Lansing-based attorney Richard McLellan, a long-time Michigan political insider and a two-time visitor to Cuba, supports the President’s move. At MSU, President Obama signs long-awaited Farm Bill By Brad Walker • Feb 7, 2014 WKAR/Kevin Lavery Listen Listening... / 2:29 President Barack Obama was in East Lansing on Friday to sign the Farm Bill--a major piece of federal legislation that will affect just about every American citizen in some way.