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Stateside: Michigan GOP at Capitol riot; extremist groups; Rep. Kildee on insurrection

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Michigan is expected to send one less representative to Congress after the Census releases its numbers this week.

Today on Stateside, we talk with the former head of Michigan’s Republican Party about the rioters that stormed the Capitol yesterday. Plus, we discuss security at the Capitol building in Lansing with State Representative Sarah Anthony.

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Many Michigan Republicans in D.C. for chaos and insurrection in the U.S. Capitol

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Stateside’s conversation with Jeff Timmer

  • Jeff Timmer is the former Michigan Republican Party Chair.

What do we know about the extremists that stormed the U.S. Capitol?

SS_20210107_Stern_Extremist_Activity_Trump_Riot.mp3
Stateside’s conversation with Alexandra Minna Stern

  • Alexandra Minna Stern is Professor of American Culture, History, and Women's Studies, at the University of Michigan and author of the book "Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate: How the Alt-Right is Warping the American Imagination".

Protests in Lansing last spring, playbook for the insurrection in Washington D.C.

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Stateside’s conversation with Rep. Sarah Anthony

 

  • Rep. Sarah Anthony from Lansing was one of many Demoratic state lawmakers, calling for a ban on firearms in the Capitol building after armed protesters stormed the state Capitol in Lansing earlier last spring year.

Rep. Kildee: some of the “worst hours of my life” as insurrectionists storm U.S. Capitol

SS_20210107_Rep_Kildee_Trump_Riot_React.mp3
Stateside’s conversation with Dan Kildee

  • Dan Kildee represents Michigan’s 5th Congressional district. He’s a Democrat from Flint Township, one of the longest-serving members in MI’s delegation, and Chief Deputy Whip in the House.
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