MIRS Monday Podcast

MIRS Monday, May 5, 2014

May 5, 2014

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers and 8th Congressional candidate Mike Bishop hold their first press conference in Lansing today. Listen to: Bishop defend his allowance of a 2007 tax vote to happen as Senate Majority Leader (12:55), where Bishop stands on Obamacare (21:20), if Rogers believes Bishop's primary opponent would be an "embarrassment" in Congress (24:13), Rogers' view on isolationism in relation to foreign policy (24:55), Rogers say "the world is just about on fire" (29:09), Bishop on Medicaid expansion and the "pension tax" (31:08), Rogers on running for president (33:54), Bishop say he's not convinced McMillin is a conservative (35:50) and Rogers say he's disturbed by politicians who are "all about me" (37:19).

Also, are the Democrats and U.S. Rep. Gary Peters making a smart tactical decision by staying on women's issues in the U.S. Senate race against Terri Lynn Land?

MIRS Monday, May 12, 2014

May 12, 2014

Gov. Rick Snyder, gubernatorial nominee Mark Schauer, U.S. Senate candidate Terri Land, U.S. Rep. Gary Peters. Which one is not on the official Detroit Chamber of Commerce's Mackinac Policy Conference agenda? Why not? The Chamber's Brad Williams explains this and many other details about the upcoming event, including more on the first time two of these candidates are scheduled to be in the same room together.

Also, which state House incumbent is most vulnerable in the August primary? How about in the Senate? This and much more on this edition of MIRS Monday.

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