Since Grand Rapids teacher Eva McCall Hamilton was first elected to the state House of Representatives in 1921, women have been trying to break into state and federal politics with varying [...]
Epstein, who is a co-owner of Vesco Oil, acknowledged the family-run business weathered the recession, in part, because the auto suppliers of GM and Chrysler did not go under. “We survived,” [...]
With 100 percent of the vote tallied, Epstein won a five-person Republican field, with 26,119 votes, or 31 percent. Epstein was all but unknown in political circles before 2016, when she helped [...]
Epstein told the Free Press she was "honored and humbled" by the support she got and thanked her rivals for a spirited race. "We will unite our party for the tough fight ahead and reach out to [...]
In the highly contested 11th Congressional District, Republican businesswoman Lena Epstein defeated the GOP field with 30.88 percent of the vote and 16,843 votes total.
Congressional hopeful Lena Epstein says she was refused from having a political fundraiser at the Franklin Hills Country Club.
A fundraiser being held for Lena for Congress at Franklin Hills Country Club scheduled for today was cancelled by the board of directors. The campaign was told the cancellation was due to Lena’s [...]
“If you’re looking for a case study in President Trump being a positive motivating factor for women running, Lena Epstein is an outstanding example,” Shorey said. “She’s very proactive and [...]
After helping him win Michigan and its 16 electoral votes, Epstein realized that she wanted to follow in his footsteps. She initially launched a bid for the U.S. Senate, but, when 11th District [...]