It's Just Politics Politics can be messy. Politics can be confusing. But, that certainly doesn't mean politics can't be a joy-ride. Join It's Just Politics host Zoe Clark as she drills down on what's happening in Michigan politics.
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Politics can be messy. Politics can be confusing. But, that certainly doesn't mean politics can't be a joy-ride. Join It's Just Politics host Zoe Clark as she drills down on what's happening in Michigan politics.

Most Recent Episodes

Friday Rundown: May 12th, 2023

A new report says Michigan would be hit particularly hard if Congress doesn't increase the debt ceiling plus, the latest on state budget bills. Support the show: http://michiganradio.org/donate See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Friday Rundown: April 28, 2023

A conversation with a Democratic lawmaker on bills to expand hate-crime laws in Michigan and Governor Gretchen Whtimer is named co-chair of President Biden's reelection campaign; the political roundtable joins to discuss. ___ Find more from It's Just Politics. If you like what you hear on the pod, consider supporting our work. Support the show: http://michiganradio.org/donate See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Friday Rundown: April 21, 2023

A new report says Michigan had the highest youth voter turnout numbers in the nation last November. What's behind the increase? Plus, a repeal of the state's ban on unmarried men and women living together. ___ Find more from It's Just Politics. If you like what you hear on the pod, consider supporting our work. Support the show: http://michiganradio.org/donate See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Friday Rundown: April 14, 2023

More gun safety legislation is passing at the Capitol. The state House passed extreme risk protection order laws, also known as 'red flag laws.' But how exactly do they work and who do they protect? ___ Find more from It's Just Politics. If you like what you hear on the pod, consider supporting our work. Support the show: http://michiganradio.org/donate See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Friday Rundown: April 7, 2024

The political roundtable discusses the repeal of the state's 1931 abortion law, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' visit to Michigan, and the charges against a former Republican Speaker of the House. ___ Find more from It's Just Politics. If you like what you hear on the pod, consider supporting our work. Support the show: http://michiganradio.org/donate See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Friday Rundown: March 31, 2023

Michigan Democratic Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin talks about her new gun violence prevention bills; plus Governor Whitmer stays low-key on the recent repeal of "Right-to-Work." ___ Find more from It's Just Politics. If you like what you hear on the pod, consider supporting our work. Support the show: http://michiganradio.org/donate See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Friday Rundown: March 24, 2023

The political roundtable discusses the future of the 'new' Michigan Republican Party after comparing gun-safety legislation to Nazi Germany. Support the show: http://michiganradio.org/donate See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Friday Rundown: March 17, 2023

The political roundtable digs into the economic impact of Right-to-Work over the past decade. ___ Find more from It's Just Politics. If you like what you hear on the pod, consider supporting our work. Support the show: http://michiganradio.org/donate See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Friday Rundown: March 10, 2023

Guns, abortion, civil rights and a tax overhaul were all on the agenda at the state Capitol this week. It's Just Politics breaks down a historic week in Lansing. Plus, new polling on gun safety legislation. ___ Find more from It's Just Politics. If you like what you hear on the pod, consider supporting our work. Support the show: http://michiganradio.org/donate See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Friday Rundown: March 3, 2023

The It's Just Politics political roundtable discusses the week in Michigan politics as lawmakers hold hearings on new gun safety bills and Senators vote to add LGBTQ protections to the state's civil rights act. ___ Find more from It's Just Politics. If you like what you hear on the pod, consider supporting our work. Support the show: http://michiganradio.org/donate See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.