Democrat Gretchen Whitmer ‘seriously looking’ at run for Michigan governor

State of the State addressAs she prepares to settle into her new role as interim Ingham County Prosecutor, former Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer is also weighing whether the time is ripe for a 2018 gubernatorial bid.

She hasn’t made the final decision, but Whitmer, a Democrat who lives in East Lansing, said her ultimate goal has always been to do the most good for the largest number of people — and to her, the governor’s office looks like the best place to do that.  Read More