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Obamacare woes has GOP dreaming of a Senate majority
Two months into the botched rollout of President Obama's signature health care law, Republicans have not only grown cocky about taking control of the Senate in the 2014 elections, but are entertaining thoughts of a commanding electoral shift that could put more Democrat-leaning states in play.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
The Washington Post
How much do major U.S. corporations like General Electric pay in taxes, and where are their employees? They don't have to tell you.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
MI-Gov & Sen: PPP Gives Slight Leads For Rick Snyder
PPP's first Michigan poll in six months finds that the GOP has made gains of 7-8 points in the races for Governor and Senate.
Polls: Dems down in Arkansas, Michigan Senate races
Sen. Mark Pryor trails Rep. Tom Cotton by 48 percent to 41 percent, according to a new poll conducted for the conservative group Citizens United, while former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land narrowly leads Rep. Gary Peters by 42 percent to 40 percent in a poll from Democratic firm Public Policy Polling.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Yet Another Democrat Runs for Open House Seat in Michigan
State Sen. Bert Johnson declared his candidacy on Monday for the Democratic nomination to succeed Rep. Gary Peters, D-Mich., in Congress.
Quicken Loans Named 'Company of the Year' by Michigan Chronicle
On December 7, the Michigan Chronicle hosted 'Legacy in Motion' at Cobo Center to honor movers, shakers and newsmakers of the year.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Huffington Post
Rand Paul's GOP Is the Same Old Party
On Friday, Republicans will continue to show the reasons their rebranding efforts have failed with the African-American community when they host an outreach event in Detroit with none other than Sen. Rand Paul.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Political insider: Beer on line in U-M, OSU rivalry
U.S. Rep. Gary Peters is betting with beer that the University of Michigan will beat Ohio State University in Saturday's football game.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
ObamaCare Puts More Senate Seats in Play for GOP
For the past year, most political observers have focused on Republican opportunities to capture Senate seats in red-states like Louisiana and Arkansas.
Obamacare fix splits Senate foes
U.S. Rep. Gary Peters, the Democratic candidate and third-term member of Congress, voted in favor of the 2010 Affordable Care Act, but Peters wants to fix the law - by including a legislative one-year delay in insurance policy cancellations that have frustrated constituents - and the balky health care exchange website.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Buyer beware with Obamacare
Buyer beware with Obamacare . These are not the exact words of Henry Chao, the Deputy Chief Information Officer for Medicaid and Medicare Services.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Candidates Schauer, Peters and Totten fire up Muskegon gathering of Democrats
A panel of Michigan's top Democrats running for office helped to fire up a crowd of party faithful Friday night at an event held by the Progressive Democratic Women's Caucus of Muskegon.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
The Columbus Dispatch
Brown bets Michigan Democrat on OSU-Michigan game
Even though the Ohio State-Michigan game is more than a week away, Sen. Sherrod Brown has made a friendly wager on the outcome with Rep. Gary Peters, D-Mich., the Democratic candidate for the Senate next year in Michigan.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Terri Lynn Land flip flops on Obamacare, attacks Gary Peters as Obamacare supporter
"Well, again, we all agree we need affordable health care," she said, when asked if she was part of a group to repeal the law.
Poll: Michigan's Senate race tight between Peters, Land
The race for the next U.S. senator from Michigan is a dead heat with Democrat Gary Peters holding a narrow one-point advantage over Republican Terri Lynn Land, according to new polling released Wednesday.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
The Washington Post
The Obamacare albatross for Congressional Democrats
Nearly four in 10 voters say that if a candidate for Congress supports the law, they would be more likely to oppose them.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
GOP Senate Candidate Refuses to Say If She'll Back McConnell
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is hosting a fundraiser for Michigan Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land's campaign, but Land won't commit to voting for McConnell for leader should she win the race.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Peters to push lending plan
Peters is expected to appear at an all-day symposium at the Detroit Athletic Club and highlight the expansion of his small-business legislation that he said has helped Michigan businesses grow with access to new capital.
Observer & Eccentric
Expect plenty of campaigning in 2014
SOUTHFIELD - If you think you've heard the last about political candidates and their campaigns until well into next year, you are wrong.