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Stateside: GOP congressmen sign on to Texas lawsuit; Ann Arbor honors Holocaust survivor

Dec 12, 2020

Four Michigan congressmen are supporting a Texas lawsuit seeking to overturn Michigan's election results for the 2020 election. “They’re saying they just want more time to investigate some of these allegations, even though courts have already heard a lot of these arguments and dismissed them,” says Jonathan Oosting, a reporter for Bridge Michigan.
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Today on Stateside, four Michigan congressmen have signed on to a legal brief in support of a Texas lawsuit asking the Supreme Court to nullify Michigan’s election results based on widely debunked claims of voter fraud. A reporter talks us through the significance of the lawmakers’ support of the suit. Also, a Lenawee County winemaker discusses how he’s trying to keep his business afloat. Plus, a Holocaust survivor and peace activist on the lessons history holds for today.

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Four Michigan congressmen sign onto lawsuit asking SCOTUS to invalidate election results

  • Jonathan Oosting is a reporter for Bridge Michigan.

Why hardwoods have uphill battle proliferating in Michigan

  • Peter Payette is the executive director of Interlochen Public Radio.

Black-owned winery struggles to hold on as pandemic restrictions dry up business

  • Mike Wells is the owner of Black Fire Winery in Lenawee County.

Holocaust survivor Irene Butter on what history tells us about living in a divided society

  • Irene Butter is a peace activist, author, and professor emerita at the University of Michigan. She is a survivor of the Holocaust, and this year, the city of Ann Arbor is proclaiming December 11 "Irene Butter Day" in her honor.

Green walnuts and maple syrup make for a bitter and sweet mix in the Fallback

  • Lester Graham is a reporter at Michigan Radio and co-author of the cocktail recipe book Cheers to Michigan.
  • Tammy Coxen is a mixologist and co-author of the cocktail recipe book Cheers to Michigan.