Bill Clinton http://michiganradio.org en Bill Clinton to headline fundraiser in Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/bill-clinton-headline-fundraiser-michigan <div><p>DETROIT – Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to headline a fundraiser for Michigan Democrats next month.</p><p>The Michigan Democratic Party announced Sunday that Clinton will speak at the annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner, which is scheduled for April 26 at&nbsp;Cobo&nbsp;Center in Detroit.</p><p>Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Lon Johnson says in a statement that Clinton's appearance will be a boost to the party's efforts in the state this year.</p><p>Past speakers at the Michigan dinner include Vice President Joe Biden and former presidential contenders John Edwards and John Kerry.</p></div><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:06:13 +0000 The Associated Press 16946 at http://michiganradio.org Bill Clinton to headline fundraiser in Michigan Bill Clinton backs Michigan's Proposal 3 http://michiganradio.org/post/bill-clinton-backs-michigans-proposal-3 <p>Former President Bill Clinton has endorsed Michigan's Proposal 3, the amendment that would require 25 percent of the state’s electricity to come from wind, solar, biomass or hydropower by 2025.</p><p>The proposed amendment has drawn national attention as it would be the first to mandate a renewable portfolio standard in a state constitution.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 19:01:09 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 9678 at http://michiganradio.org Bill Clinton backs Michigan's Proposal 3 Stateside: Speaking with Lester Graham from the DNC in Charlotte http://michiganradio.org/post/stateside-speaking-lester-graham-dnc-charlotte <p>Tonight brings the emotional high point of the Democratic National Convention - the speech from President Barack Obama.<br><br>All week long, Michigan Radio's Lester Graham has been in North Carolina. He's been covering the convention and the Michigan delegation.</p><p>Governor Snyder talked about Republican hopes of turning Michigan to a red state. But the&nbsp; Democrats in Charlotte will likely have something to say about that.<br><br>Graham tells us the delegates in Charlotte are optimistic, but they know they have some work to do to get people to the polls in November.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 18:40:08 +0000 Stateside Staff 8979 at http://michiganradio.org Stateside: Speaking with Lester Graham from the DNC in Charlotte