Michigan Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley is offering his thoughts on Kid Rock's possible bid for the U.S. Senate.

We caught up with Calley during the annual Governor's Luncheon at the Ionia Free Fair. He didn't discuss his own political aspirations for 2018, but he did address the race for the Senate.

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"He really came on the scene and took people by surprise" said Calley. "It shows the interest that there is in taking on Senator Stabenow.

Kid Rock gained national attention earlier this week when he he hinted at a run for the Senate. Stabenow is finishing her third term as Michigan Senator.

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