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Granholm Guts the False Equivalency of a Broken Website with a Broken Political Party

On Meet the Press, the narrative of the morning was naturally another desperate or clueless attempt to falsely equate the Republicans shutting down the government over ObamaCare to the ObamaCare website not working as it should. Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm (D-MI) was on the scene to put an end to that false equivalency. “This is […]

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NBC’s Meet the Press Roundtable Discussion: The Obamacare Rollout

Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm joined host David Gregory and panelists Rick Santorum, Alex Castellanos, and The Center for American Progress’ Neera Tandam on NBC’s Meet the Press for a discussion about the issues with the healthcare website, the future of Obamacare, and what it means to be a parent.  Watch the segment below. Visit NBCNews.com for […]

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Houston first stop for Granholm, Ready for Hillary fundraisers in Texas

A drumbeat for another Clinton presidential campaign struck in Houston Tuesday night as Democrats gathered for the first “Ready for Hillary” fundraiser in Texas. The national grass-roots movement encouraging the former secretary of state, former U.S. senator and former first lady to run for president began in April. The effort has more than 1 million […]

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Statement on President Obama’s announcement of a new Carbon Pollution Standard for new power plants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2013 Statement from former Michigan Governor Jennifer M. Granholm on President Obama’s Announcement of a new Carbon Pollution Standard for new power plants: The EPA’s announcement today of a new carbon pollution standards is an important step for the future of our nation and our planet. The unlimited amount of […]

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MSNBC “The Ed Show” – Granholm: SNAP cuts “more than an outrage”

Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm joined Rep. Jan Schakowsky and host Ed Schultz on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” to weigh in on House Republicans vote to slash $40 billion from the SNAP food assistance program. Gov. Granholm called the act shameful saying, “This is more than an outrage. This is a moral issue—who are we […]

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KCRA Sacramento: Granholm Speaks in Sacramento

Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm spoke in Sacramento on Wednesday as part of the She Shares conversation series produced for Sacramento women and hosted by the Dewey Square Group. The series features trailblazers who, through their leadership, have created a lasting impact on women in California and beyond. After the event, she sat down with […]

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Gov. Granholm endorses Rudy Hobbs in the race for Michigan’s 14th Congressional District

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Former Governor Jennifer Granholm endorses Rudy Hobbs in the race for Michigan’s 14th Congressional District  DETROIT, MI (September 10, 2013) – Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm today announced her endorsement of Rep. Rudy Hobbs (D-Southfield) in the race for Michigan’s 14th District Congressional seat.  Granholm, a “Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame” inductee, served as attorney general from […]

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THE HILL: Granholm endorses Gary Peters in Michigan

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D) is endorsing Rep. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) for the Senate, the latest sign of Michigan Democrats’ unity around Peters as their nominee to replace retiring Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) “I was thrilled when Gary announced that he would be running for the U.S. Senate because he’s exactly who we need […]

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MSNBC Politics Nation – Granholm weighs in on new Obamacare study

Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm joined Jamal Simmons and host Reverend Al Sharpton on MSNBC’s “Politics Nation” to discuss a new study on the Affordable Care Act released by the Kaiser Family Foundation.  The study found that individual health care costs will be lower under Obamacare than the Congressional Budget Office predicted.  Why won’t that […]

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MSNBC The Ed Show – Granholm on Detroit: “There’s a huge opportunity”

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm and AFSCME President Lee Saunders joined MSNBC’s The Ed Show on Thursday for a discussion on Detroit, it’s bankruptcy, cuts to retirement pensions, and opportunities for the future. Granholm says, “Detroit is not too big, its economy is too small.” She says that despite having 20 square miles of vacant […]

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