Insider Baseball: If Rep. John Dingell, Jr. Retires, Who’s Next?

Insider Baseball: If Rep. John Dingell, Jr. Retires, Who’s Next?

by Joseph DiSano THE BIGGEST PARLOR game played among political observers is “Will John Dingell retire?”  And this year is no different — except there actually may be some merit to the speculation. It will be a sad day when the congressman retires. Mr. Dingell is a legislative titan—a man of massive consequence who’s impacted […]

OP-ED: Will Michigan’s White, Independent Voters Fall For Gov. Rick Snyder’s Song & Dance Again in 2014?

OP-ED: Will Michigan’s White, Independent Voters Fall For Gov. Rick Snyder’s Song & Dance Again in 2014?

by Rob Smith CHAD SELEWSKI IS a good writer. He opines on politics for the Macomb Daily. The Macomb Daily is one of the few newspapers published in southeastern lower Michigan not decimated by the slash and burn newsroom strategy being pushed by the folks who own Advance Publications. The Macomb Daily is owned by […]

Insider Baseball: Ten Must-Read Political Pundits, Bloggers & Online Voices

Insider Baseball: Ten Must-Read Political Pundits, Bloggers & Online Voices

by Joseph DiSano Dipping your toes into the on-line world of Facebook and Twitter is a bit daunting. But just like in real life, you learn quickly who actually knows what they are talking about. Here are 10 folks you should be paying attention too. Bill Ballenger—by far the quoted and widely-known Michigan-based pundit. Ballenger […]

Insider Baseball: “Operation Hilarity” Was An Epic Fail For Michigan Dems & Daily Kos—Or Was It?

Insider Baseball: “Operation Hilarity” Was An Epic Fail For Michigan Dems & Daily Kos—Or Was It?

A2Politico Notes: At A2Politico.com everyone is a political insider. That’s the way it should be. Local, state and national politics have increasingly become the baileywick of professionals: candidates, their staffers, ad agencies, and political analysts. Voters go to the polls less informed than ever before in increasingly smaller numbers. As the stakes get higher, the […]

Insider Baseball: Why Power Brokers Are Backing A White Guy In A Michigan Black Majority Congressional District

Insider Baseball: Why Power Brokers Are Backing A White Guy In A Michigan Black Majority Congressional District

A2P Notes: At A2Politico.com everyone is a political insider. That’s the way it should be. Local, state and to a lesser degree national politics have increasingly become the baileywick of professionals: candidates, their staffers, ad agencies, and political analysts. Voters go to the polls less informed than ever before in increasingly smaller numbers. As the […]