By Brandon Hall
(Email Him At WestMIPolitics@Gmail.com)
Biz wiz Sandy Pensler is serious about beating Debbie Stabenow, and now the Republican Senate candidate is giving his campaign $5 million to get the job done.
Pensler spokesman Tom Shields says the move shows Pensler is serious.
"Republicans now have an impressive candidate with real business experience and the resources to hold Debbie Stabenow accountable for her four decades of double talk as a career politician,” Shields said in a press release.
Pensler's announcement comes just days after former Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bob Young dropped out of the race after struggling to raise money. Young only had $100,000 on hand while Stabenow sits on $7 million.
Speculation has also swirled regarding John James dropping out of the race.
James, a Veteran, West Point grad, and businessman, has inspired Republicans with a powerful story, but that story has failed to produce support in the polls, or improve his fundraising. James had about $200,000 on hand in his last statement and struggles to crack double digits in polling.
Pensler, a business turn around artist from Southeast Michigan, helps companies on the brink of failure, saving jobs and making a profit in the process.
The latest poll before Young's departure from the race showed nearly 80% of likely Republican primary voters are undecided...