Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has picked Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice presidential running mate.
The Republican-led Michigan House passed several measures Tuesday aimed at tightening state election laws that backers say would protect against voter fraud and critics counter would create obstacles to voting.
Michigan Democrats are expected to nominate Barack Obama for a second term next weekend, free of the drama of national party threats, candidate withdrawals and talk of a “do-over” that accompanied the 2008 presidential primary.
“This is clearly partisan mischief,” said Michigan Democratic Chairman Mark Brewer.
Livonia Congressman and Republican presidential candidate Thaddeus McCotter shoring up his conservative base by signing a “pro-life leadership pledge.”
Mitt Romney, who’s been exploring the possibility of a presidential run next year, is expected to lay out details on how he’d repeal last year’s health care reform passed by Democrats in Congress.
A state lawmaker wants to force future presidential candidates to present original birth certificates before they can appear on the state’s ballot. This, as President Obama releases his long-form birth certificate.