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.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
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.
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.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
The Western Right
2014 Michigan August Primary Preview
Michigan has no contested statewide primaries on the ballot on August 5. Governor Rick Snyder and his democrat challenger Mark Schauer are unopposed.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Michigan heads to polls Tuesday for primary elections
Tuesday's primary election presents Gogebic County voters with a few key decisions that will impact how the November general election plays out, as well as a proposal that addresses the state's personal property tax.
Why you should bother to vote in the Michigan primary next Tuesday
If you have been listening to the news much lately, you are probably aware there's a statewide primary election next week, and a fairly interesting one at that.
The American Prospect
Will Economic Populism Win Back the Midwest for Democrats?
When the White House unveiled a map of the country last November that detailed Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, something was missing: half the state of Michigan.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Walorski Signs VA Conference Committee Bipartisan Legislation
Republican Congresswoman Jackie Walorski , a member of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Conference Committee, Monday night signed bipartisan legislation to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs and overhaul the mismanagement that jeopardized the health of veterans across the country.
Iron County Reporter
Election lineup set for Aug. 5
County Board candidates and millage renewals are the main matters on the ballot in the primary election taking place next Tuesday, Aug. 5. There is one contested race for a county commissioner seat, and voters will select candidates in two other districts by write-ins.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
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.