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Stateside: COVID cases surge across MI; assessing the Republican Party; election legal challenges

Nov 12, 2020

Today on Stateside, some analysis of the growing stack of lawsuits Donald Trump’s campaign has filed to overturn election results in Michigan. Also, Some of Michigan’s Republicans are less than enchanted with the prospect of what their party has become under Donald Trump.

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Michigan hospital CEOs warn of dark period ahead in COVID spread

  • Kate Wells is a reporter for Michigan Radio.

Longtime Michigan GOP insiders disappointed by the cult-like shift in the Party under Trump

  • Joe Schwarz is a former GOP Michigan Congressman and current lecturer at the University of Michigan.
  • Ken Sikkema is Senior Policy Fellow at Public Sector Consultants and former Republican Majority Leader in the Michigan Senate.

A flurry of lawsuits from the Trump campaign seek to stop certification of election in Michigan

  • Rick Pluta covers politics for Michigan’s public Radio Stations and is Michigan Radio’s capitol bureau chief.

How sturdy are the legal arguments propped up by the Trump campaign? Not very, says UM law expert.

  • Sam Bagenstos is a law professor at the University of Michigan.