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FBI Trap Set and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Kidnap Plot Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer enlists "Santa Claus" for a special COVID-19 Christmas message for children, Dec. 16, 2020. (Image: YouTube, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer)

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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivers her State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

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ADVANCE FOR JUNE 4 AND THEREAFTER- FILE- In an Oct. 12, 2014 file photo, Michigan Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer addresses the media following a town hall meeting in Detroit. Democratic gubernatorial candidates and contenders who might join the race say they want to take lessons learned from the party's disappointing losses in Michigan's last two election cycles and use them to win in 2018. For Whitmer that means taking no voter or community for granted, a reason she announced her candidacy so early five months ago, to get to every part of the state because "everyone is important." (AP Photo/Jose Juarez, File)

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MICHIGAN STATE SENATOR GRETCHEN WHITMER - Gretchen Whitmer is a Democratic member of the Michigan Senate and Senate Democratic Leader. She has represented the 23rd District since a special election in March 2006 to replace Virg Bernero, who was elected Mayor of Lansing the previous November. Previously, Whitmer was a member of the Michigan House of Representatives from 2000 to 2006. On November 5, 2010, her Democratic colleagues chose Whitmer to be the Senate Democratic Leader.

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State Sen. Gretchen Whitmer, Democrat, revealed that she was a victim of rape two decade ago and that if she had gotten pregnant she would not have health coverage for an abortion under the new law.

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Michigan state Sen. Gretchen Whitmer, the state Senate's Democratic minority leader, cited her own rape in criticizing the Republican-controlled Legislature's final approval on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, of a bill that bans commercial insurance policies from covering abortions unless a woman buys a separate rider to include abortion services. (AP Photo/Michigan Legislature)

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** FILE ** Senate Minority leader Gretchen Whitmer, D-East Lansing, speaks to supporters Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 5, 2012 at the Capitol in Lansing, Mich., on "Right To Work" legislation. (AP Photo/The Detroit News, Dale G. Young)