Bill Ballenger and Dennis Denno, veterans of Michigan politics, discuss timely issues on "The Friday Morning Podcast," sponsored by Deadline Detroit:
►Gov. Whitmer issues a record 147 line-item vetoes of budget bills, axing nearly $1 billion from state spending.
►Whitmer will meet with "The Quadrant" this week to see whether Republicans agree to reignite negotiations to get some of the vetoed money restored.
►U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI 8) draws an opponent -- Nikki Snyder, a state Board of Education member.
►U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib views "racial profiling" technology in Detroit police HQ and concludes all technicians using it should be African-American.
►Jimmy Carter turns 95, a record for an ex-president. That said, Michigan has a couple of former state politicians who are even older.
►Interview with Kyle Kondik of Sabato's Crystal Ball.