Politics Podcast: GOP Lags in Efforts to Unseat Elissa Slotkin

February 07, 2020, 12:02 AM

Elissa Slotkin (Photo: Facebook)

Bill Ballenger and Dennis Denno, veterans of Michigan politics, discuss timely issues on "The Friday Morning Podcast," sponsored by Deadline Detroit:

► Republicans are not up-to-speed in efforts to deny U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin a second term in the 8th Congressional District.

► Iowa's Democratic presidental caucuses are a debacle.

► What will happen in New Hampshire Tuesday?

► Trump turns his State of the Union address into a campaign rally.

► House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tears up Trump's speech, but Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says: "When they go low, we go high," and restrains herself in her party's response to the president's remarks.

► Whitmer presents her 2021 budget to the Michigan Legislature.

► Sen. Gary Peters warns U.S. Census Bureau that as many as 800,000 Michiganders fall in the "hard to count" category.

► Interview with Census 2020 Executive Director Kerry Ebersole.  

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Throw back to this beautiful shot of winter filled Downtown Detroit on Woodward Ave with the QLine. Hopefully soon we can enjoy mass transit in the city once again.

By: Michael Lucido