Hoekstra ended the interview with this dire warning: “The threat from radical jihadism, it is real … If we don’t confront it … We will continue to be attacked by it and we will pay severe consequences.”
With national conventions out of the way, Michigan Democrats and Republicans are holding their own gatherings this weekend to endorse Supreme Court nominees and hear pep talks from U.S. Senate candidates.
Republican Pete Hoekstra inadvertently helped U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow early this year when his Super Bowl ad showing a young Asian-American woman speaking in broken English touched off complaints of racial insensitivity, leading to increased donations for the Democratic incumbent.
There’s no rest for the weary as Pete Hoekstra found as he was in hardcore campaign mode early Wednesday doing an interview with CBS62’s “First Forecast Mornings” and talking of the next phase of his bid to beat U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow.
Now that former U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra has won Michigan’s Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, it sets up a November match-up with 2-term Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow.
Former Michigan Congressman Pete Hoekstra has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, overcoming a challenge from two Republicans who questioned his record as a conservative.
Michigan voters on Tuesday began choosing the Republican who will take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow in November and deciding several key congressional primary races, including challenges that could lead to one or both of the state’s black congressmen losing their jobs.
Michigan voters will choose a Republican to take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow and could change history by dropping one or both of the state’s two black congressmen in Tuesday’s primary election.
A federal magistrate says a 53-year-old ex-convict from Flint accused of threatening to kill three Michigan members of Congress is competent to stand trial.
Carol Cain profiles Randy Hekman, one of the three Republicans vying for the U.S. Senate in Michigan’s Aug 7th primary. The winner will take on Sen. Debbie Stabenow in the November contest.