Posts Tagged “Michigan Senate”

Snyder should appoint Tlaib to vacated Michigan Senate Seat

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Snyder should appoint Tlaib to vacated Michigan Senate Seat

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has set the election to allow voters to select a successor to former Michigan Senator Virgil Smith in the 4th District. But he should immediately name former State Rep. Rashida Tlaib as Smith’s successor, given the history of the district’s past elections. Tlaib has announced she will not run for the senate seat…

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Why Smith defeated Tlaib in Michigan legislative Democratic primary

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Why Smith defeated Tlaib in Michigan legislative Democratic primary

By Ray Hanania Dennis Denno, the chief of staff to Michigan State Senator Virgil Smith said that Smith defeated fellow Democratic challenger State Rep. Rashida Tlaib because she lacked strong connections to the senate district in a radio interview Friday on Yahala Voice “Talk of the Town” Radio.. Tlaib represented a nearby State House seat…

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Tlaib-Smith: Michigan Democrats gear up for 4th Senate District battle

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Tlaib-Smith: Michigan Democrats gear up for 4th Senate District battle

Tlaib-Smith: Michigan Democrats gear up for 4th Senate District battle By Ray Hanania (Updated) Michigan is in the homestretch of a tough election battle between an longtime political dynasty and an up-and-coming American Arab legislator. Palestinian American Rashida Tlaib, 37, is in a fight for her political life, although even if she doesn’t win the…

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