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Saturday Aug 30 | The Miami Herald

5 things to watch in final 2 months of election

The final two months of campaigning in Michigan will determine if Republicans continue their four-year control of state government and who will succeed U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, a retiring Democrat who has held his seat for nearly 36 years.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Representative Tim Walberg, Representative Gary Peters, Representative Mark Schauer, Democrat

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Kos

Elections ad roundup: After a rough few months, Bruce Braley releases an effective ad

A veteran of the Iowa National Guard describes how his unit had its deployment in Iraq extended, but the soldiers were not paid.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US National Guard, US Military, Republican, US Governors, Sarah Palin, John Barrow

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Roll Call

Freshman Congresswoman Moves to the Middle

The freshman bills herself as bipartisan, and now party operatives - even Republicans, privately - view her as the safest of the state's three vulnerable Democrats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Phoenix, AZ

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Election roundup: GOP congressman loses in Michigan primary

A tea party-inspired congressman was defeated in Michigan's primary Tuesday while a second House conservative fended off a challenge as voters began a changing of the guard in the state's congressional delegation that also included choosing nominees in four open seats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Fred Upton, Dave Camp, Mike Rogers

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Daily Globe

Michigan primary election: Tight races, landslides

ELECTION WORKERS Margaret Fudaley, left, and Shirley Kangas collect registration information and give ballots to Ironwood residents Christian and Arlene Szot during the primary election Tuesday at the Ironwood Memorial Building.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michigan, Ironwood, MI, Gogebic County, MI, Small Business, Personal Finance, Wakefield, MI

Michigan Radio

Benishek wins primary easily in U.S. 1st District

Republican Congressman Dan Benishek has defeated challenger Alan Arcand in the 1st District primary covering northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sunherald.com

Kansas Senate race headlines 4-state primary day

This, July 14, 2014, file photo shows Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., in Olathe, Kan., as he speaks at rally for Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Sam Brownback, Kansas, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Representative Justin Amash

Mon Aug 04, 2014

News Observer

Michigan begins congressional delegation shakeup

The primary ballot also features scores of legislative races but no contested gubernatorial or U.S. Senate races - a first in state history when primaries for those elections have been held in the same year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, Representative Justin Amash, Fred Upton, John Conyers, Republican, Representative Tim Walberg

KFBB

Mainstream GOP fights for Michigan House seats

Backed by outside groups and their own fortunes, two insurgent Republicans are trying to knock off a pair of incumbent House members in Tuesday's Michigan primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Representative Justin Amash, Michigan

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