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News from the Michigan Democratic Party 2013-02-13

SPOTLIGHT: Quote of the Year: “The right-to-work thing puts him in the toilet, as far as I’m concerned"

DFP: Headline: Poll: Snyder's approval rating plummets after right-to-work law passes
WXYZ: Governor Rick Snyder’s job performance rating slips double digits

The poll by EPIC-MRA of Lansing, released exclusively to the Free Press and WXYZ-TV (Channel 7), found that 61% of Michigan voters surveyed between Feb. 5 and Feb. 10 gave Snyder a negative job rating, while 36% gave him a positive rating. . . . Sara Wurfel, a spokeswoman for Snyder, said it’s not surprising polls will be affected “when you take on big, controversial issues,” but “this is just a small snapshot in time,” amid a large number of improving trends. “The governor will continue to make the long overdue, tough decisions that will help move our state forward and build a strong future for all,” Wurfel said. Ron Bowman, 64, a semi-retired home builder from Shelby Township who describes himself as an independent voter, said he went from neutral about Snyder to strongly opposed to him over the right-to-work issue. “The right-to-work thing puts him in the toilet, as far as I’m concerned,” said Bowman, who participated in the poll.
http://www.freep.com/article/20130212/NEWS15/130212106/Poll-Michigan-Gov-Rick-Snyder-s-approval-rating-drops-sharply-since-right-work-law-passed
http://www.freep.com/article/20130212/NEWS15/130212098/Graphic-Poll-support-Governor-Rick-Snyder-drops-right-to-work
http://www.wxyz.com/dpp/news/political/exclusive-poll-governor-rick-snyders-job-performance-rating-slips-double-digits

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News from The Michigan Democratic Party 2013-01-10

More delusional Republican rhetoric, as Americans die by the thousands

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Kate Segal Chosen as Democratic Floor Leader 2011-12 2010-11-10

Segal Chosen by Peers as Democratic Floor Leader
Lawmaker to seek bipartisanship, will continue fight for Calhoun County
— November 10, 2010

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