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A young female reporter exposed a Michigan state senator who told her a group of high school boys could ‘have a lot of fun’ with her after she asked him a tough question

A Michigan state senator begrudgingly issued an apology on Wednesday after telling a female reporter that a group of high school boys visiting the capitol would “have a lot of fun with her.” In a Wednesday column, Michigan Advance reporter Allison Donahue recounted how Republican State Sen. Peter Lucido made […]
A young female reporter exposed a Michigan state senator who told her a group of high school boys could ‘have a lot of fun’ with her after she asked him a tough question
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Republicans are stripping power from incoming Democrats in Wisconsin and Michigan

Democrats won upset gubernatorial elections in Wisconsin and Michigan last month, while Republicans managed to hold on to control of both chambers of the states’ legislatures. During the lame-duck session, Republican state lawmakers introduced legislation that would limit the power of the executive branch in both states. Democrats are outraged […]
Republicans are stripping power from incoming Democrats in Wisconsin and Michigan
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Meet the 2,000 women about to storm into state capitals across the US

Much attention has been paid to the wave of women elected to go to Washington this fall, but women are also storming politics at the local levels. More than 2,000 women will serve in state legislatures next year – growing the number of women in local chambers by several hundred […]
Meet the 2,000 women about to storm into state capitals across the US