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June 24, 2019

Hopeful is the word that describes the hour and a half spent in the presence of a young man who grew up in Traverse City and has been thrust into the limelight of a presidential campaign. Chasten Buttigieg is the husband of Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indi...

April 27, 2019


Just when we needed a shot of positive energy, Atty. Mark Brewer gave us both hope and a dose of reality. Mark Brewer was the chair of the Michigan Democratic Party for many years.  Currently, he is working on the gerrymandering case that was supporte...

April 5, 2019

Benzie Dem Headquarters

Saturday March 16th

Mark Brewer, former Michigan

Democratic Party Chairman, gave

the group an update on recently

passed Proposition 2 (Non-political

Gerrymandering), and Proposition 3

(Voting Rights Expansion).  Mark has

been involved in the anti-gerr...

November 29, 2017

 Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley held a town hall in the Garfield Township Hall on Nov. 21st, at 6 p.m. Mr. Calley has entered the race for Michigan Governor' for 2018.  About 30 people were there with about 7 students from a Government class and three members of the...

November 2, 2017

On Monday evening, Oct 30th,  Rep. Jack Bergman held a Town Hall in the Traverse City Central High School Auditorium to a packed house.  In answering questions, Rep. Bergman gave almost no specifics. He said he was a data guy, however that was not reflected in his...

October 4, 2017

Monday September 18, 2017 through Monday October 3rd

News from Washington

The 2018 Defense Authorization Bill is being considered this week but last week Rand Paul of Kentucky had offered an amendment to “sunset” the 2001 authorization for use of military force in Afghan...