Rochelle Riley: Granholm tenure lesson in new generation of role reversal

Detroit Free Press

It was supposed to have been Gov. Dan Mulhern.

One of seven children raised in a traditional family on the east side of Detroit, Mulhern returned home from college in 1987 with his new bride, Jennifer Granholm.

His plan was to have a successful political career with his wife — a civil rights attorney — by his side.

She had graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California-Berkeley with degrees in political science and French. They both had law degrees from Harvard.

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