Category: Candidates

Lansing joins Women’s March

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) — On the first anniversary of the Women’s March, thousands reunited at the steps of the state capitol to march in celebration of the movements that have been started, and the steps they feel still need to be taken in the future. Event attendee, Mary Dooley, says movements like #metoo have pushed […]

James Kitchin: We need campaign finance reforms

As the first candidate filings of this election year have now been submitted, it seems like a good time to talk about the way our campaigns are being financed and the negative implications this has for our democracy. It is expensive to run for political office. Both candidates for county executive have posted impressive numbers. […]

Six months and two assassinations in and only got worse

It’s June 30 of 1968, and Bobby Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. are dead, both killed in the last few months. President Lyndon B. Johnson is refusing to even consider running for re-election. Colleges and universities all over America are roiling with […]

Under Trump, the Pentagon brass plays to an audience of one

From left, Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis join President Trump for a Memorial Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery last year. (Army Sgt. James K. McCann/Defense Department) A long-standing and widely-accepted American truism asserts an educated and informed public is essential to democracy. It is also “Department of Defense policy […]

Final campaign tally in 2017 city election: $308,319 | The Daily Courier

With all of the campaign money from Prescott’s 2017 election season now recorded, the total collected for the August primary and November general election tops $300,000 — significantly exceeding any previous city election. Candidates were required to file their fourth-quarter campaign-finance reports by Monday, Jan. 15, to disclose money collected and spent between Oct. 22 […]

Connecticut governor candidates look to break out from pack

Susan Haigh, Associated Press Updated 11:23 am, Sunday, January 21, 2018 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Candidates and potential candidates for Connecticut governor in 2018 find themselves in the largest pool of contenders in recent memory, and they’re looking for ways to stand apart from the pack. Many point to their career experiences, whether it has been […]