4 hrs ago
HOH: Bill Maher Flip a District Contest: Ellmers in Final Four
Bill Maher's attempt to oust a Republican member of Congress is nearing its final stage, with the liberal comedian announcing July 25 on his HBO show that Renee Ellmers of North Carolina has made it to the final four of his viewer-driven "Flip a District" contest.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Endorsements: These Michigan congressional candidates deserve to advance next round
Like Americans elsewhere, Michigan voters hold Congress in bitter contempt for being long on accusation and short on constructive collaboration.
GOP House bios for Michigan's 1st District
EDUCATION: West Iron County High School; bachelor's degree from University of Michigan; medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine TOP ISSUE AND PLAN TO ADDRESS IT: As a former doctor and small business owner as well as a lifelong resident of Northern Michigan, my campaign will continue to focus on making sure we work towards ... (more)
Fri Jul 25, 2014
RV Caucus & RVIA Host Capitol Hill Campfires
RVIA brought an Airstream and a Winnebago to Capitol Hill to help educate members of the U.S. Congress July 23, 2014.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
AFP double-whammy in New Hampshire - Cuccinelli non-committal on...
AFP blasts Shaheen, Kuster: The New Hampshire branch of Americans for Prosperity is going up with ads today attacking Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Rep. Ann McLane Kuster over Obamacare, the group said.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Amendment Aims to Boost Dredging
Great Lakes legislators played a key role in yesterday's vote in the House of Representatives to increase the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' national budget by nearly $58 million.
Dan Benishek Raises $487,000 in Top Michigan House Race
Rep. Dan Benishek, R-Mich., raised $487,000 in the second quarter, a sharp increase from his haul during the first three months of the year.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Tim Skubick: Detroit chamber head names names - including Mark Schauer - in criticisms
Many members of the business community are loathe to deal with the news media for fear they might screw up and make some news.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Tea party fights to hang on to gains in Michigan
The state's congressional GOP tea party favorites, Reps. Justin Amash of Cascade Township and Kerry Bentivolio of Milford, face well-financed primary challenges from businessmen - Brian Ellis from the Grand Rapids area and Farmington Hills attorney and mortgage specialist David Trott.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
US House Elections 2014: Michigan Projections and Analysis
This is one of a series of diaries I am writing about the lopsided state of House of Representatives races throughout the US.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
HOH: Bill Maher Finalizes 'Tweet 16' Bracket for #FlipADistrict
Maher said on his HBO show, "Real Time With Bill Maher," Friday that the "Tweet 16" bracket was complete with the addition of Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash., and Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn.