Political Twists And Odd Stories Plague Michigan’s Statewide Races


In the late weeks of the political campaigns, we are beginning to see some strange stories and twists emerge in key races. Video tapes. Intended property. Accusations of employee abuse.

Will this election cycle be noted for its scandals? Or is this just politics as usual?

Detroit Today host Stephen Henderson speaks with Michigan Public Radio Network reporter Cheyna Roth and Detroit News reporter Jonathan Oosting about the campaigns. 

To hear their conversation, click on the audio player above.

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