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Washington Post: The turbulent rise of Gretchen Whitmer

Then the faulty dams burst, the city of Midland flooded to record heights and a quarter of its residents evacuated their homes. President Trump threatened to withhold Michigan’s federal funds over its plans to send every voter mail-in ballot applications. And Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer faced yet another surreal, television-primed protest of her stay-at-home orders — this time with demonstrators…