Democratic Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Sherrod Brown (D-OH) have introduced legislation that would allow people age 55-64 to buy into Medicare. This modified public option would give an additional 41 million Americans access to Medicare.
Senate Democrats stood with Flint today by blocking the advancement of an energy bill after Republicans continued to drag their feet on an aid package for the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
As another Democratic senator announced, her support for the Iran deal increasingly desperate Republicans are turning to former Vice President Dick Cheney to give a major address against the deal.
A poll released by the Detroit News on Tuesday gave Republicans some bad news regarding their efforts to overtake the Senate from Democrats in November. Rep. Gary Peters (D-MI) currently holds a ten-point lead over Republican Terri Lynn Land, 47% to 37%, in Michigan's open US Senate race.
This will be my last report from the fascinating progressive recharge called Netroots. It has been a memorable journey especially in light of the fact it was hosted by Detroit, rebounding slowly from its economic Tsunami.
Washington celebrates finally getting a farm bill passed, corporate agribusiness, the insurance industry, and the Koch brothers are celebrating a poisoned farm bill that adds to the Kochs fortune and decimates part of the Clean Water Act. wq
Remember Republican Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra's racist, xenophobic, and all around offensive Super Bowl ad? Voters in Michigan do, and the Democrat now has a double digit lead.