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First 100 Days Reviews Are In: "Lively Discussion"

May 04, 2017

Every new president seeks to make his mark on the country...

Michigan Political Insiders Didn't Expect Trump Win

April 12, 2017

Like many political observers, Michigan’s policy insiders – Republicans, Democrats and Independents – expected candidate Hillary Clinton to win the White House, a new survey of the state’s...

Students Vie for Top State Capital Intern

April 10, 2017

Students from across Michigan who have set their sights on careers in politics, international relations and public administration are nominees for the Daniel Rosenthal Legislative Intern Award....

Say Congratulations to MPLP's Class of 2017

February 10, 2017

Michigan State University’s 2017 Class of Michigan Political Leadership Program Fellows are starting 10 months of learning that will introduce them to new communities, leading political...

Election 2016: Results and Reflections

November 09, 2016

The results are in.


MPLP Alums Win State House Seats

November 08, 2016

Michigan Political Leadership Program alumni won seven seats in the Nov. 8 election which saw a new president elected.

Four incumbents will return to state House seats and three more will...

Legislative Interns: Learning. Applying. Networking for success. Sign up now!

October 26, 2016

The time is now for state Capitol interns to sign up for the first of two great networking opportunities.

Sign up now for a January 27, 2017 workshop in internship best...

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Michigan Policy Insiders: Neither Liberal Nor Conservative

October 26, 2016

Most Michigan political “insiders” consider themselves neither liberal nor conservative.

Participants in state policymaking are more likely to identify as Republican than Michigan’s adult...

Commercials, Communications, Crises: MPLP's Incredible Media Weekend

October 06, 2016

Be a source BEFORE you are a subject.

Know your key messages.

Know the 10 C’s of communications.

With political public relations guru Kelly Rossman of Truscott Rossman and...

New Book Shows Democrats and Republicans Are Nothing Alike

October 06, 2016

Republicans embrace conservative values, smaller and simpler government and leaders who remain true to their beliefs.

On the other side of the aisle, Democrats focus on particular policy...

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