Whitmer leading former Detroit police chief in reelection bid: poll

Whitmer leading former Detroit police chief in reelection bid: poll

This post was originally published on this siteMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has a 5-point lead over her top Republican rival, former Detroit Police Chief James Craig, according to a new poll released this week. The EPIC-MRA pollWhitmer leading former Detroit police chief in reelection bid…

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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey jumps into gubernatorial race

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey jumps into gubernatorial race

This post was originally published on this siteMassachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey (D) on Thursday entered the state’s gubernatorial race, handing Democrats a top-tier contender as they try to retake the top job in Boston.Healey, a progressive, touted in her launch ad several of her…

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Beto O’Rourke’s blunt support of marijuana legalization gives advocates hope for policy change

Beto O’Rourke’s blunt support of marijuana legalization gives advocates hope for policy change

This post was originally published on this site At a crowded rally in downtown Austin, Beto O’Rourke ticked off his usual laundry list of campaign promises: stabilizing the power grid, rolling back the state’s new permitless carry law and expanding health care access. But the El Paso Democrat got some...

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De Blasio to decide ‘very soon’ on possible gubernatorial bid

De Blasio to decide ‘very soon’ on possible gubernatorial bid

This post was originally published on this siteNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) said he would decide soon whether to run for governor after his second term as mayor ends. De Blasio, who is in his final week as mayor and is barred from running for a third four-year...

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Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts Says He Won’t Run for Re-election

Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts Says He Won’t Run for Re-election

This post was originally published on this siteMr. Baker, a moderate Republican in a deep-blue state, faced a Trump-backed primary challenge and a potentially difficult general election.

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