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Friday | Bellingham Herald

With more Senate seats at risk, change might not be for the good for Democrats

At least four states where Democrats hold Senate seats that once were seen as fairly safe are now considered in play: Michigan, Iowa, Colorado and New Hampshire.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Mark Udall

Friday | PolitiFact

Gary Peters: Says opposing the Paycheck Fairness Act is part of the Koch brothers' agenda.

Criticizing the Koch brothers and hitting Republicans for opposing the Paycheck Fairness Act are two key tenets of the Democratic midterm playbook.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Friday | Michigan Radio

The future of Detroit's second bridge now hangs on the Obama administration

For years, an epic battle raged between those who knew we needed a new bridge across the Detroit River, and Matty Moroun, the 86-year-old man who owned the 85-year-old Ambassador Bridge, the only game in town.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rick Snyder, US Governors, State of the Union, Detroit, MI

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Will: a Gop attempt to counter 'war on women' hysteria

Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978.

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Related Topix: US News, Michigan, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Georgetown University, Opinion

Detroit Free Press

Homeland chief Jeh Johnson to visit Michigan to talk about customs plaza, border security

U.S. Rep. Gary Peters said today U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson will visit Michigan in the near future to discuss security along the Canadian border -- and the prospects for a new customs plaza at a proposed Detroit River bridge.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Bloomfield Township, MI, Detroit, MI

Tue Apr 15, 2014

USA Today

Democrats raise funds to counter conservative barrageDemocrats raise...

Democrats in six key Senate races collected more than $2 million each in campaign funds.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Mitch McConnell

Norwalk Citizen News

Peters, Land remain close in Senate fundraising

Democrat Gary Peters and Republican Terri Lynn Land are continuing to raise millions of dollars for their U.S. Senate campaigns in Michigan.

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

Roll Call

The War of Obamacare Anecdotes in the 2014 Elections

A couple months ago on C-SPAN's Washington Journal , I said that I thought the 2014 elections would be driven by anecdotes related to the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, Health, Breast Cancer, Medicine, Health Insurance, US House of Representatives, Grand Rapids, MI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WLNS-TV Lansing

Michigan Political Poll Numbers Show A Competitive Race

LANSING, Mich. Thousands of people in Mid-Michigan struggling to pay their bills could be at risk of having their utilities shut off in mid-April.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Mark Schauer, Michigan, Lansing, MI, Michigan State University

WTVG-TV Toledo

Four Michigan lawmakers leaving office

Four Michigan lawmakers are exiting the U.S. House in January, leaving their congressional seats with wide open races after years of stability.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, Dave Camp, US Senate, Carl Levin, Republican, Mike Rogers

Detroit Free Press

Terri Lynn Land fires back on issue of equal pay for women

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land says she's not the only one who thinks women may value flexibility at work over how much they are paid -- an article in a Washington magazine suggests the wife of President Barack Obama's press secretary feels that way, too.

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Related Topix: US News, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom, US Politics, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Apr 13, 2014

TwinCities

George F. Will: In Michigan Senate race, a counter to the 'war on women'

Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978.

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Related Topix: US News, Michigan, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Georgetown University, Opinion

CBS Local

Congressional Primary Races Fill Up For Open Seats

Four Michigan representatives will exit the U.S. House in January, leaving their congressional seats with wide open races after years of stability.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Democrat, John Dingell, Representative Mark Schauer

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Free Republic

President Barack Obama takes jab at Terri Lynn Land over equal pay

The debate on how to make sure men and women are paid the same was highlighted in Michigan this week when President Barack Obama called out GOP Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land over equal pay and comments used in a web video.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, US House of Representatives

The Miami Herald

Congressional primary races fill up for open seats

In this Feb. 28, 2014 file photo, Democrat Debbie Dingell announces her candidacy for the House seat currently held by her husband, John, in Dearborn, Mich.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, Representative Mark Schauer, Dave Camp, Republican, Mike Rogers

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Washington Post

The Michigan answer

Robert Griffin , now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978.

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Related Topix: US News, Michigan, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Georgetown University, Opinion

National Review Online

Johnson: Senate Dems Fall Short of Their Own 'Paycheck Fairness' Rhetoric

As Democrats ratchet up "war on women" rhetoric and advance doubtful economic claims in support of the Paycheck Fairness Act, their own payrolls are coming under tighter scrutiny.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall, Mary Landrieu

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Another Koch brothers-backed group -- the third so far -- is attacking Begich

A new wave of campaign ads in the U.S. Senate race hit Alaska this week. The ad, like earlier ads, targets incumbent Democrat Mark Begich and the Affordable Care Act, but time with a new, anti-insurance company twist.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall, Representative Bruce Braley

Detroit News

Obama rips Terri Lynn Land on pay issue

President Barack Obama criticized Republican candidate Terri Lynn Land by arguing her position on gender pay discrimination doesn't make sense - a charge the Land campaign disputed Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Carl Levin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Mitt Romney

Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: Rivals weigh McAllister challenge as GOP chair seeks his ouster

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Senator Mark Begich, Representative Nick Rahall

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