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It’s Just Politics: Governor Whitmer’s unexpected allies

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Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack announced her decision to step down from the state's highest court  before the end of the year - six years before the end of her term. 

Meanwhile, in the gubernatorial race, Tudor Dixon's campaign is slowly picking up speed, and a group of Republicans has stepped forward in support of Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

Zoe Clark digs into this week's political news with Chad Livengood and Yue Stella Yu.

GUESTS:

  • Chad Livengood, politics editor for The Detroit News
  • Yue Stella Yu, politics reporter for Bridge Michigan

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Zoe Clark is Michigan Radio’s Political Director. In this role, Clark guides coverage of the state Capitol, elections, and policy debates.
Ronia Cabansag is a producer for Stateside. She comes to Michigan Radio from Eastern Michigan University, where she earned a BS in Media Studies & Journalism and English Linguistics with a minor in Computer Science.