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Monday | 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

Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

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

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.

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

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Daily Globe

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, US Senate, Carl Levin, Michigan, Michigan Government

Michigan Radio

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Representative Mark Schauer, John Conyers, Democrat, Michigan, Michigan Government

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Bart Stupak, Democrat, Republican, Randy Neugebauer, Social Software, Techno, The New Deal

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WTCA-AM Plymouth

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Jackie Walorski, Republican

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.

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Related Topix: Iron River, MI, Gaastra, MI, Caspian, MI, Crystal Falls, MI, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Roll Call

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Representative Tim Walberg, Representative Ted Yoho, Representative Steve Southerland, Steve King

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.

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

SanLuisObispo.com

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)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Wayne State University, Small Business, Personal Finance

Fri Jul 25, 2014

RV Business

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Marlin Stutzman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jackie Walorski, Representative Andre Carson, Democrat, Representative Dennis Ross, Representative Tim Walberg

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