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Observer & Eccentric
Snyder gives rousing defense of Brian Calley
Gov. Rick Snyder gave an emphatic defense of his record and his embattled running mate, Lt.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Ex-Michigan Dem governor teaching class on job creation despite spotty record
Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm saw her state lose a half-million jobs under her watch, but that isn't stopping her from teaching a graduate course this fall at University of California at Berkeley that will focus on developing job creation strategies.
LCV targets Land - Poll: Brown, Shaheen tied - Rand's entourage
The following newsletter is an abridged version of Campaign Pro's Morning Score.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
With Ferguson in the spotlight, Benton Harbor residents reflect on 2003 riots
It was a summer night in June of 2003 when 27-year-old Terrance Shurn led police on a high speed chase through the city of Benton Harbor.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
A church and a gas station in Detroit reap the benefits of energy efficiency
An accordion sounded from the front of the gymnasium at the Pilgrim Church and I Am My Brother's Keeper Ministry on a Thursday evening, live musical accompaniment for one of several free weekly dinners the ministry provides.
Al Gore suit against Al Jazeera the height of hypocrisy
When Al Jazeera bought Current TV for $500 million in January 2013, former Vice President and Current co-founder Al Gore praised the deal.
WSJM-AM Saint Joseph
Representative Nesbitt Confident GOP Majority Will Hold
Republicans in Michigan remain confident that they will keep control of both chambers of the Legislature and the governor's office.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Truth Squad: Anti-Peters 'Roadblock' ad hits a speed bump
In this 30-second ad entitled, "Roadblock," GOP Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land's campaign brings attention to the fact that in 2003 the state granted a contract to a Chinese firm to manufacture Keno lottery pencils.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Democrat Mark Schauer promises middle class tax cut in first campaign ad for governor
Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer on Tuesday released his first official television ad of the 2014 election cycle, highlighting his support for the auto industry and promising to "cut middle class taxes" if elected.
Crooks and Liars
Boston Fans Turn 'Good Will Hunting' Bench Into Robin Williams Memorial
When watching Robin Williams play Robin Williams, I often got the sensation of being on a high-speed roller coaster with no brakes.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
No parole for inmate whose release Granholm canceled
An inmate who won a groundbreaking case about the power of Michigan governors to change prison sentences has lost his bid for a parole review.
Cassidy ducking? Landrieu featured, GOP killing Demos
Qualifying in only two weeks away for election in the Congressional 5th and 6th Districts and for US Senate race.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Candidates might dispute notion that it helps to be female
There's no official war on women, just a continuing snark campaign that's apparent even when women candidates run - and win.
Brad Flory column: Discovering new ways to treat voters like idiots
Up where my house is located, in the agricultural splendor of southern Ingham County, our mailboxes were flooded by junk from two Republicans running for Congress.
Michigan Lawyers Weekly
First female black lawyer in Pontiac passes at age 60
Born Nov. 11, 1953, Ms. Williams attended Pontiac Central High School. She graduated from the University of Michigan in 1975 and Wayne State University Law School in 1978.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Amash edges ahead of Ellis in early west Michigan returns
U.S. Rep. Justin Amash went into today's primary expected to survive a challenge from businessman Brian Ellis in a west Michigan district that, if nothing else, showed just how unpopular Amash is among some powerful elements of the mainstream Republican Party.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Jennifer Granholm still campaigning for Michigan Democrats
She may not be living in Michigan any more, but former Gov. Jennifer Granholm is still involved in state politics.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Tim Skubick: More politicians than you think refuse to sign 'no new tax' pledge
Guess which one of these guys - Democratic candidate for governor, Mark Schauer, left, and incumbent GOP Gov. Rick Snyder - hasn't signed the "no new tax" pledge? (File Photo The GOP operative was anxiously standing at the entrance to the pipefitter's training facility, trying to flag down exiting capitol scribes who had just covered the Mark ... (more)
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Gov's race shouldn't be this close
Gov. Rick Snyder has had a productive first term, but challenger Mark Schauer is showing more strength than expected at the polls.
Detroit Free Press
Money, endorsements, voter outreach key as race winds down
Money, endorsements and voter outreach are defining the final days of the 14th Congressional District race.