Stories tagged: "campaign finance"


Inside the Governor’s 2022 Campaign: Where Do Whitmer’s Excess Funds Go?

James Craig has attacked Gretchen Whitmer’s campaign fundraising. Here’s a fact check on some of his claims. 

The then-Chief of Detroit Police James Craig speaks with the press about the protests taking place in Detroit, Michigan, June 3,2020 - The Chief of Detroit Police James Craig later ended the curfew after protesters called for an end to the curfew.
Report Shows Craig Campaign May Have Used Taxpayer Money Illegally

James Craig’s campaign has focused heavily on reducing crime, but new reports show he may already have illegally used taxpayer funds.

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2020, file photo, Zhanon Morales, 30, of Philadelphia, raises her fist as demonstrators call for all votes be counted during a rally outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, as vote counting in the general election continues. A tough road lies ahead for Biden who will need to chart a path forward to unite a bitterly divided nation and address America’s fraught history of racism that manifested this year through the convergence of three national crises. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)
Michiganders Fight Against Big Money Infiltrating Government Nationwide

A conservative group boasted about the kind of influence bought by massive political donations letting them literally write the laws.