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September 18, 2014: Race for Governor / Campaign News / Wayne County Jail Project / Detroit Bankruptcy

Tonight on MiWeek, we’re taking a look at the Governor’s race. Governor Snyder has called for town hall meetings instead of debates with his opponent, Mark Schauer. How will this play in the race? What are the biggest issues voters are considering? Join us for the discussion. Also tonight: Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan trying to […]


September 4, 2014: Detroit Bankruptcy / Election 2014

It’s week one of Detroit’s bankruptcy trial and the City makes its case for the restructuring plan. Tonight, WDET’s Sandra Svoboda joins us as we take a look at what happened in court and what it all means moving forward. Plus, with election season in full swing we take a closer look at the U.S. […]


August 28, 2014: Election Season / Teacher Deadline / Bankruptcy Trial / End of an Era

Tonight on MiWeek, weekly contributor Stephen Henderson is joined by special guests Jenn White, host of Michigan Radio’s “All Things Considered” and Ingrid Jacques, Deputy Editorial Page Editor of the Detroit News. Here are some of the stories making news across the state: Election season is in full swing – what do the candidates need […]

Stephen Henderson Editorial Page Editor The Detroit Free Press
Nolan Finley Editorial Page Editor The Detroit News
  • Column: Mr. Obama goes to war
    President Barack Obama has come to the realization that the war on terror doesn't end simply because you quit fighting it. The rest of America must get to the same place.
  • GOP wave may instead be undertow
    Those who are looking for a Republican wave building for the November election won't find evidence of it in Michigan.
  • Poor-mouthing the presidency
    Diehard defenders of Barack Obama's disintegrating presidency have shifted to a new story line: It's not that the president is doing too little, it's that we expect too much.
  • Mark Schauer joins the war on women
    It is richly ironic that Schauer so ardently embraced the nomination of a pro-life Supreme Court candidate at last weekend's state party convention.