Bill Schuette

Republican Bill Schuette and Democrat Gretchen Whitmer want to square off in at least three televised debates in their race for Michigan governor.

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Gretchen Whitmer ha ganado la nominación Democrática para Gobernador de Michigan, venciendo a dos competidores para avanzar a la elección de noviembre para suceder al Gobernador Republicano, Rick Snyder.  

Call it Michigan's pink and blue wave.

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Former legislative leader Gretchen Whitmer will lead Michigan's first all-female statewide ticket in the November election, winning the Democratic nomination for governor and pitting her against Republican state Attorney General Bill Schuette, an ally of President Donald Trump.

Republican Bill Schuette and Democrat Gretchen Whitmer will battle it out for the governor’s seat in November. Libertarians also had a choice for governor on the primary ticket, for the first time in Michigan’s history. 


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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and his aides held a meeting in a state office to discuss the 2016 Republican National Convention, according to emails released Wednesday by a liberal group that alleges Schuette illegally used his public job to aid his political campaigns.

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Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is opening a new attack against Bill Schuette in the Republican gubernatorial primary, accusing him of not working much as attorney general.

The Michigan Civil Rights Commission has directed an agency to continue investigating complaints of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity despite the state attorney general has declared its interpretation of the law to be invalid.


The pivotal moment in Michigan's Republican fight for governor may have occurred long before any of the main contenders had even entered the race.

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Attorney General Bill Schuette says the state’s Civil Rights Commission cannot consider discrimination complaints for sexual orientation or gender identity. As Capital correspondent Cheyna Roth reports, last May the commission adopted a policy that would have allowed LGBTQ people to file such complaints.


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In Michigan, reaction to President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh was split along party lines. 


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A lawsuit involving the state Attorney General and his emails could go to the Michigan Supreme Court. A liberal advocacy group filed an appeal to the Supreme Court to get access to some emails by Schuette and his staff.


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A group trying to get a redistricting measure on the November ballot says arguments against the measure by the state Attorney General are redundant.


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Vice President Mike Pence is visiting Michigan to raise money for Bill Schuette's gubernatorial campaign and to highlight the effect of federal tax cuts on businesses and workers.

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette on Thursday voluntarily issued a financial disclosure statement showing personal assets totaling more than $13 million — largely investments held in blind trusts or property he inherited in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Colorado.

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