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January 15, 1988 | James Risen, Times Staff Writer
Vice President George Bush apparently swept to a surprisingly easy victory in a crucial stage of Michigan's bizarre Republican delegate selection process Thursday night.
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March 9, 1991 | RONALD BROWNSTEIN, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
It didn't surprise state Rep. Paul Hillegonds when an angry delegation of parents from his western Michigan district descended on his capital office last Tuesday to protest sharp cuts in state assistance for the care of foster children. "There are demonstrations almost daily," said Hillegonds, the House Republican leader, as his aides tried to persuade another contingent of protesters to return later. That's the way it has been in Michigan for the last two months as newly elected Republican Gov.
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March 9, 1991 | RONALD BROWNSTEIN, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
It didn't surprise state Rep. Paul Hillegonds when an angry delegation of parents from his western Michigan district descended on his capital office last Tuesday to protest sharp cuts in state assistance for the care of foster children. "There are demonstrations almost daily," said Hillegonds, the House Republican leader, as his aides tried to persuade another contingent of protesters to return later. That's the way it has been in Michigan for the last two months as newly elected Republican Gov.
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January 31, 1988 | JAMES RISEN, Times Staff Writer
Michigan's disputatious Republicans, unable to resolve any of their differences, held two simultaneous state conventions in the same building here Saturday, and now plan to send rival delegations to the Republican National Convention in New Orleans. In what appeared to be a victory for Vice President George Bush, the state convention recognized by the state party chairman and supported by several court rulings elected a national delegation dominated by Bush supporters.
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January 30, 1988 | JAMES RISEN, Times Staff Writer
In what appeared to be a breakdown in the political process, the Michigan Republican Party splintered into warring factions once again at its state convention Friday night while attempting to choose the first delegates to the Republican National Convention. "I think it's really sad," said Linda Shinkle of Lambertville, a supporter of Vice President George Bush. As they did at the party's county conventions in mid-January, the backers of the rival presidential campaigns of Bush, New York Rep.
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January 31, 1988 | JAMES RISEN, Times Staff Writer
Michigan's disputatious Republicans, unable to resolve any of their differences, held two simultaneous state conventions in the same building here Saturday, and now plan to send rival delegations to the Republican National Convention in New Orleans. In what appeared to be a victory for Vice President George Bush, the state convention recognized by the state party chairman and supported by several court rulings elected a national delegation dominated by Bush supporters.
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January 14, 1988 | JAMES RISEN, Times Staff Writer
In the political insane asylum otherwise known as the Michigan Republican presidential caucuses, it has come to this: A local party leader now wants to charge reporters hundreds of dollars apiece to explain what will be happening here tonight. As far as anyone knows, no journalist has yet met the financial demands of Perry Christy, a Dearborn attorney and chairman of the Republican Party in Michigan's 16th Congressional District--and Christy himself won't comment.
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September 21, 1987 | ROBERT SHOGAN, Times Political Writer
Posted on the broad veranda of this resort's century-old Grand Hotel, agents of Vice President George Bush's presidential campaign scanned the horizon for an enemy armada. They feared that their archrival in this state, religious broadcaster Pat Robertson, would be ferrying supporters across Lake Huron from the Michigan mainland to pack a GOP leadership conference here over the weekend and once again deal Bush's presidential hopes an embarrassing setback.
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April 1, 1987 | JAMES RISEN, Times Staff Writer
Tony Story, a fundamentalist minister in this table-flat, working-class Detroit suburb, took control of the Republican Party in Michigan's 15th Congressional District in February, and that was bad news for Vice President George Bush. Story, 39, was elected district party chairman with the backing of a new statewide alliance between the forces supporting the presidential bids of television evangelist Pat Robertson and Rep. Jack Kemp (R-N.Y.).
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January 30, 1988 | JAMES RISEN, Times Staff Writer
In what appeared to be a breakdown in the political process, the Michigan Republican Party splintered into warring factions once again at its state convention Friday night while attempting to choose the first delegates to the Republican National Convention. "I think it's really sad," said Linda Shinkle of Lambertville, a supporter of Vice President George Bush. As they did at the party's county conventions in mid-January, the backers of the rival presidential campaigns of Bush, New York Rep.
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January 15, 1988 | James Risen, Times Staff Writer
Vice President George Bush apparently swept to a surprisingly easy victory in a crucial stage of Michigan's bizarre Republican delegate selection process Thursday night.
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