Michigan’s 8th congressional district.

Melissa Gilbert at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital with her dog,  Josephine.  (WWJ/Sandra McNeill) FILE

‘Little House On The Prairie’ Actress Melissa Gilbert Running For Congress In Michigan

She made the announcement Monday on Twitter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2015

President Obama greets members of the audience after the State of the Union address. (CBS Screen Shot)

UPDATE: Local Lawmakers Weigh In On State Of The Union Address

Across the aisle, Michigan’s Democrats appeared to hear an entirely different speech, lavishly praising the president’s performance and his initiatives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2012