Michigan House of Representatives

Republican leaders in the Legislature say they are ready to adopt a petition-initiated bill to place new restrictions on abortion.

Larry Inman

Embattled Republican state Representative Larry Inman appeared for state House session Wednesday.

Fred Upton / Facebook

For more than 30 years and under five presidents, Republican Rep. Fred Upton easily won reelection to his southwest Michigan House seat by promoting “common-sense values” and bipartisan accomplishments.

Capital building photo
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When $525,000 in state funding was cut from a popular school truancy program she runs to help students in rural northeastern Michigan, Dorothy Pintar held off as long as possible on reducing staff.

Justin Amash, Jim Lower

Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the first Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct, is facing a primary challenge.

Michigan Capitol
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Michigan Republicans determined to dilute the authority of newly elected Democrats could see the power play thwarted by a moderate GOP governor, who is not certain to go along with the Legislature like Wisconsin's more partisan Gov. Scott Walker.

Laura Cox
Michigan House Republicans

State Rep. Laura Cox is running to lead the Michigan Republican Party.

Gretchen Whitmer
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Democrat Gretchen Whitmer on Friday denied Republicans' allegation that she refused to prosecute disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar for sexual assaulting gymnasts and other victims before the charges were brought by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, her GOP opponent in this year's race for governor.

Michigan Republican Convention
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The Michigan Republican party has its ticket finalized for the November election. While multiple people called for unity, there is still some discontent within the party. 

Joseph Guzman and Mary Treder Lang
Dr. Joseph Guzman for Secretary of State, Mary Treder Lang / Facebook

Republicans hoping to extend their 24-year reign at the helm of the secretary of state's office will choose between an academic who co-chaired Donald Trump's Michigan campaign and an accountant with business and nonprofit experience.