Jake Davison: Yoopers, Trolls and Politicos, Oh My: The Race for the Open MI-1

Twenty-five thousand square miles. Thirty-one-and-a-half counties. Larger than West Virginia. Five television media markets (Traverse City-Cadillac; Marquette; Alpena; Green Bay, Wis.; and even Duluth, Minn.). Two time zones.

That’s Michigan’s 1st Congressional District. In fact, it take as long to drive to Tennessee from Mason County in the district’s southwest corner as it does to reach Gogebic in the northwest pocket.

Former Congressman Mike Rogers On Radio, Life After Congress

Former U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Howell) looks tanned and rested since leaving office in January.

Last month, the former House Intelligence Committee chair headlined the Michigan Association of Broadcasters’ conference in Bellaire. While pitching his new radio show, “Something to Think About,” which he said airs on more than 160 stations nationwide, Rogers reiterated that he feels it’s a “bigger platform” than being in Congress.