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16 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Brian Dickerson: What if Michigan picked its governor by coin toss?

In Poplarville, Miss. , two candidates who received exactly the same number of votes in last Tuesday's election drew straws two nights later to decide who will fill a vacancy on the Poplarville Board of Aldermen.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Michigan, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Michigan State University, Opinion

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Detroit News

Readers, on Decision 2014

Re: Nolan Finley's Sept. 11 column, ' GOP wave may instead be undertow ': The difference between what Gov. Rick Snyder did and what Gov. Jennifer Granholm did to balance the budgets is the real proof of how they impacted the state.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, Michigan, Michigan Government, Opinion

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Daily Caller

Fmr. Dem Governor Teaching 'Job Growth' At Cal-Berkeley Despite...

The DNC, which concludes today, nominated U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. Should a university hire a former governor that oversaw an almost-eight percent spike in unemployment to teach a class about job growth? Probably not.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, Michigan, Michigan Government, Conservative Political News

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Fact check: Snyder's latest ad scores 50% for accuracy

Gov. Rick Snyder's re-election campaign gets a mixed score for truthfulness in a new TV ad titled "Generations" that began airing Wednesday and makes two claims that are mostly false, and two others that are mostly true.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder, Michigan, Michigan Government

Detroit News

GOP wave may instead be undertow

Gov. Rick Snyder's reelection campaign has been slower to gain momentum than political observers expected. Other Michigan Republicans are also having a tough election season.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Representative Gary Peters, Representative Mark Schauer, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Detroit, MI, Opinion

Wed Sep 03, 2014

MLive.com

Tim Skubick: Will guilt by association tactic work for Gov. Snyder's campaign?

In advertising it's called guilt by association. Over the years both parties have used it and Republicans are now using it to undercut the Mark Schauer campaign for governor.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder, Michigan, Michigan Government

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Snyder scores 3 out of 4 for truthfulness on new ad titled 'Numbers'

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder mostly sticks to the facts in a statewide TV ad titled 'Numbers' that began airing Tuesday, immediately after the Labor Day holiday.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Personal Finance, Retirement

Post and Courier

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm to visit Charleston

The event, organized by the Charleston County Democratic Party, is an annual gathering that drew more than 300 people in 2013, with Congressman Elijah Cummings as the featured speaker.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Charleston, SC, Charleston County, SC, US Politics, Elijah Cummings, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Charleston City Paper

The Agenda: FactCheck on Sheheen ad; Hillary super PAC to send ex-Mich. gov to Chs.

The state Department of Social Services announced that it will work with a consulting firm to help improve internal and external communications, paid for by a Seattle-based group.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Michigan Daily Online

State legislators and Democratic candidates rally for increased K-12 funds

Ann Arbor education and local government leaders joined with residents Thursday to advocate for increased funding for the city's public schools.

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Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI, Rick Snyder, US News

Examiner.com

Today is the last day to celebrate Labor Day at Michigan State Fair

Today is the last day to attend 2014's Michigan State Fair at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi .

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, US Governors, Rick Snyder

The Wichita Eagle

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials

Perhaps the best friends Americans have in government are the inspectors general who act as watchdogs to root out waste and sometimes, crime by politicians and bureaucrats.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, Standardized Testing, Education

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Miami Herald

Airwaves heat up in race for Michigan governor

Political TV ads are set to escalate in the final two months of the race between Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and Democrat Mark Schauer, as the campaigns and their deep-pocketed outside allies sharply focus their message to voters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Michigan Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Personal Finance, Retirement

Thu Aug 28, 2014

MichiganLiberal

From the horse races: Schauer atop latest poll

Democratic challenger Mark Schauer has edged ahead of Gov. Rick Snyder by 2 percentage points, according to a new poll of likely voters in the Nov. 4 election.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Detroit News

At State Fair, what's old is new again

Tom Paul Fitzgerald, the Michigan State Fair but...: Detroit News reporter iKim Kozlowski interviews Fitzgerald, who has been sculpting the butter bovines for 20 years - When the Michigan State Fair shut down five years ago, Tom Paul Fitzgerald thought the metal framework for the fair's Butter Cow was long gone.

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Related Topix: Novi, MI, Detroit, MI, Agriculture, Science, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, US Governors

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Governor's race spending could top $40M, with much on political ads

Elections typically don't shift into gear until after Labor Day, and Gov. Rick Snyder's re-election campaign is set to hit the airwaves Tuesday with its first new TV ad in more than two months.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, Michigan, Michigan Government

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Debra Saunders - Can oil interests, sanctimony mix?

When Al-Jazeera bought Current TV for $500 million in January 2013, former Vice President Al Gore, who co-founded Current, praised the deal.

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Related Topix: The Future, Books, US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Activism, US Governors, Michigan, Michigan Government, Opinion

MLive.com

Tim Skubick: Michigan House speaker candidates start counting chicks before they hatch

There is a frantic game of "my list is bigger than your list" going on in this town as the two main combatants to become the next speaker of the Michigan House are trying to one-up each other.

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Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, MI, US Governors

Battle Creek Enquirer

Letter: Petition outcome attempt at stealing citizens' voices

Hear Atka howl at the Wolf Conservation Center in North Salem in September. Submitted by the Wolf Conservation Center.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Michigan, Michigan Government, Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Detroit News

Panel to review Michigan's disposal of radioactive materials

Gov. Rick Snyder plans to create an expert panel to review how low-activity radioactive materials are disposed of following criticism of the state's waste-handling policies.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

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