Michigan Matters

Nancy Cassis is hoping to win the 11th District as a write-in candidate.

GOP’s Tug of War in 11th District

But it is the Bentivolio-Cassis faceoff gaining attention and expected to be a nail biter with results not known until well after polls close at 8 p.m. Some say it could come down to the counting of absentee ballots.

CBS 62–08/07/2012

(Photo: CBS62's Greg Shattuck) The Michigan primary comes into focus with (from left) strategist Mark Brewer, Stu Sandler, "Michigan Matters" host Carol Cain, and Bill Johnson.

A ‘Michigan Matters’ Look At The Primary: McCotters’ Imprint

“The Congressman McCotter story get stranger and stranger,” said Johnson. “I have had great respect for him, but he just crashed and burned. No one has explained what happened.”

CBS 62–08/03/2012

Pete Hoekstra (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

‘Michigan Matters’ Election Exclusive: Pete Hoekstra

Pete Hoekstra says: “I understand what will lead employers to invest and hire from my experience working for 15 years at Herman Miller.”

CBS Detroit–08/02/2012

Randy Hekman

‘Michigan Matters’ Election Exclusive: Randy Hekman

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.

CBS 62–08/01/2012

credit: clarkdurant.com

‘Michigan Matters’ Election Exclusive: Clark Durant

“I am the only Republican who has had Democrats, Independents, Republicans, and Tea Party people who have signed and circulated petitions, given and raised money,” Durant says.

CBS 62–07/31/2012

(credit: randyhekman2012.com, clarkdurant.com, hoekstraforsenate.com)

Senate Race Heats Up With Hoekstra Accusation About Durant’s Pay

“Mr. Durant continues to mislead voters about his pay arrangements, activities with his Super PAC, and Hoekstra’s record with his negative attacks,” Greg VanWoerkom, spokesman for Hoekstra, said Monday.

CBS 62–07/30/2012

Dan Milstein, CEO of Ann Arbor-based Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group, and "Michigan Matters" host Carol Cain talk about his incredible success story.

The Secret to Success: Entrepreneurs Share Their Stories

Milstein worked hard, very hard. And he created one of the nation’s most successful mortgage lending firms in the country where he serves as founder and CEO.

CBS 62–07/19/2012

George P. Bush (left) with "Michigan Matters" host Carol Cain, Andrew Rocky Raczkowski and Rob Thiede. Bush is chairman of Maverick PAC while Rackowski and Thiede are co-founders of the organization's new Michigan Chapter. (Credit: Sheri Kowalski/CBS 62)

A New Generation Rallies The Troops For Bush

Of Romney, George P. Bush added: ”I think he’ll be a great candidate in the general election.”

CBS 62–07/03/2012

(Photo: Victoria Araj of Quicken Loans) Hiram Jackson (left) CEO of Real Times Media, Dr. John Covington, Carol Cain and Roy Roberts at the Michigan Chronicle's "Pancakes and Politics" forum on education.

Roy Roberts & John Covington: New Day for Detroit Public Schools

“At the end of the year when we do that final assessment,” Covington said, “I think the community will be surprised at the amount of initial growth of the children.”

CBS 62–06/22/2012

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson (left), Denise Ilitch and Rick DeVos join host Carol Cain to talk about Start Garden, ArtPrize, the growing role of Gen Y, President Obama and more. Watch Michigan Matters 11:30 am Sunday on CBS62. (Photo: CBS62's Greg Shattuck)

Michigan Matters: Rick DeVos Talks Start Garden And ArtPrize

He said they expected about 50 submissions a week from budding businesses and instead have received over 400 in the two weeks since launching the program.

CBS 62–05/11/2012

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