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Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

John Conyers (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File)

Election 2012: Candidates’ Post Primary Thoughts

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.

CBS 62–08/08/2012

Pete Hoekstra is surrounded by supporters on Primary Election night. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

GOP’s Hoekstra To Face Stabenow In November

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2012

(WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Hoekstra Wins Michigan GOP Primary For US Senate

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Audacity Of Harry Reid

How dare Harry Reid, the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, spew his latest unsubstantiated rumors against Mitt Romney?

08/01/2012

Pete Hokestra (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Super PAC Fires Off Ads Against Hoekstra In Michigan

Prosperity for Michigan has spent $275,000 to run television ads in Michigan in the final weeks before the Aug. 7 primary election.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2012

Senate Delays Vote On Changes For Teachers

Long-sought changes to the state public school employees’ retirement system have been delayed by weeks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Harry Reid Dares to Talk About Angry Old White Men

Harry Reid got – as he often does – in calling Republican donors “angry old white men”. Imagine the reaction if House Speaker John Boehner were to say something such as: support or donations to Obama made by 17 angry black men.

07/18/2012

Supporters and opponents of the Affordable Care Act (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Vote For Denial Of Affordable Health Care Again

Tea Party zealots in Congress are obsessed with stripping people of their right and access to affordable care.

07/11/2012

Michigan Senate Passes ‘Conversion School’ Bill

A bill that has passed the Michigan Senate would allow the lowest-performing 5 percent of schools to leave their districts and become so-called “conversion” schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2012

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