Michigan Republicans

Justin Amash Ruffles Mich. GOP-E Feathers

Susan Cornwell, Reuters

Rich Estab. Michigan Republican donors are unhappy with Rep. Justin Amash's unwillingness to toe the party line and wish he were more like Gerald Ford. Amash denies he is hostile to compromise, but says many of the proposed bipartisan deals in DC offer temporary fixes, rather than long-term solutions.

MI Tea Party Battles for GOP's Soul

Pat Shellenbarger, Bridge MI Magazine

The power struggle inside Michigan’s capitol has shifted. Now, it’s often Tea Party versus Republican. And the soul of the GOP is at stake in the '14 elections and beyond.