Dollars, not ideas, decide who runs for office in Michigan

Yes, this is true in Michigan but it is true all over.  Money and the resulting power is what makes the world go ’round.  The more a person gives of their own money shows “commitment.” The greater the amount of money that is raised shows the “support” of others. If a campaign doesn’t have money it doesn’t have support and/or commitment.  That doesn’t however mean it can’t win.  Case in point:  Compare the amount of money (hard and soft) spent by the Clinton and Trump campaigns in 2016.

Can money buy an election? The answer is yes, but it isn’t a lock.

Kiva Detroit helps connect small business owners in the city with potential lenders If you follow state politics, you know that a number of candidates have been running for governor for months. Gretchen Whitmer and Abdul El-Sayed have each raised more than $1 million. Shri Thanedar, a previously unknown businessman, has dumped more than $3 million into his campaign for the Democratic nomination. Michigan […]

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