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Stateside: US Capitol riots change political spending; new music from Jeff Daniels; Dave Bing memoir

Jan 25, 2021

Money in politics is an often debated topic. With the recent Capitol riots fueled by political misinformation, some groups are making changes in how they spend their dollars.
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Today on Stateside, a pro-business advocacy group says the insurrection and denial of election results will fundamentally change how they make political endorsements. Plus, we talk with acclaimed actor and musician Jeff Daniels about writing songs during COVID. And, a conversation with former Detroit Mayor and NBA legend Dave Bing.

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In wake of U.S. Capitol attack, Michigan business group rethinks political spending

  • Sandy Baruah is the president and CEO of the Detroit Regional Chamber.

Former Detroit mayor and NBA legend Dave Bing’s memoir reflects on overcoming challenges in sports and politics

  • Dave Bing is a former mayor of Detroit and a former basketball player with the Detroit Pistons. His book Dave Bing: Attacking the Rim came out last year.

In new album “Alive and Well Enough” actor Jeff Daniels tackles all the political and pandemic feels

  • Jeff Daniels is an actor, playwright, and musician. His new album is called Alive and Well Enough. He will hold a live virtual concert with the Midland Center for the Arts on Friday, January 29. You can find more information about the concert here.