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Saturday | Politico

Koch oil leftovers fire Mich. race

For a green-minded Democratic candidate, the symbolism is irresistible: Towering piles of an oil refinery's dusty leftovers blighted a Detroit neighborhood, thanks to the Koch brothers - and a major Koch-backed political group is taking the side of his Republican opponent.

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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Kos

New polls find tossup in Michigan's gubernatorial race, and a small lead for Gary Peters for Senate

New polls in Michigan from EPIC-MRA and Mitchell Research and Communications are out, and they find the gubernatorial race a complete tossup.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Mark Schauer, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Swing State Project

Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 8/29

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Barack Obama

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Politico

the Kochs' 2016 Candidate -- Poll Leak Embarrasses Gop -- Diane...

SCOOP DU JOUR "GOP poll of women: Party 'stuck in past'," by Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer: "A detailed report commissioned by two major Republican groups - including one backed by Karl Rove - paints a dismal picture for Republicans, concluding female voters view the party as 'intolerant,' 'lacking in compassion' and 'stuck in the past.'

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, US House of Representatives

Politico

One Democrat's gamble on climate change

This Rust Belt state is one of the last places you might expect to wage a winning Senate campaign by trumpeting climate change to liberals at Netroots Nation and boasting about voting for cap and trade.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Scott Peters, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Carl Levin, Michigan

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Swing State Project

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: DSCC puts an awesome spin on Terri Lynn Land's awful ad

The spot has a clip of Land's now-legendary " Really ?" ad, with Land declaring at the end, "Because as a woman, I may know more about women than [Democratic rival] Gary Peters."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Frank Guinta, Representative Steve Southerland, Democrat, Susan Collins, US Senate, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Pridesource.com

GAGG And LGBT: Gearing Up For November

The big Michigan Democratic names on this year's upcoming ballot were decided in Lansing this weekend at the Michigan Democratic Nominating Convention.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Democrat, Representative Mark Schauer, US House of Representatives, Michigan, Michigan Government

The Detroit News

Land proposes cutting 75 percent of federal gas tax

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land proposed Tuesday taking away control of 75 percent of the 18.4-cents-a-gallon federal gas tax from Uncle Sam and letting states like Michigan decide how to spend it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Justin Amash, US Senate, Senator Mike Lee, Democrat, Michigan

Mon Aug 25, 2014

MLive.com

Schauer taps 'debate negotiator' as Snyder campaign says ball is in his court

Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schaur has tapped former state lawmaker Dianne Byrum to negotiate a possible debate schedule with incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Snyder.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Democrat, Michigan, Representative Mark Schauer, Carl Levin, US House of Representatives, Michigan Government

Michigan Radio

Experts have their picks for this election, but voters have the final say

Both political parties held their state conventions last weekend. They filled out their slates of nominees, from state Supreme Court down to school board and university trustee slots.

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

New bill to protect historic vehicles

Congressman Gary Peters and Mark Gessler, President of the Historic Vehicle Association, recently unveiled details of the "National Historic Vehicle Register Act of 2014."

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

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

MI Dems campaiging together

U.S. Senate candidate Gary Peters is campaigning with Sen. Debbie Stabenow for a third straight day in Michigan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Carl Levin, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Interlochen, MI

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Politico

Enbridge pipeline maneuver irks greens - UK unveils energy payment...

ENBRIDGE PIPELINE MANEUVER IRKS GREENS: One Canadian company has found a way to ship more oil into the U.S. without waiting for a presidential permit, avoiding the kind of endless limbo that's bedeviling the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Related Topix: Enbridge, Energy, Oil & Gas, Minnesota, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Hill

Greens' ad hits Michigan's Land on Koch ties

The League of Conservation Voters launched an advertising campaign Friday aimed at painting Michigan Republican Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land as an extension of the billionaire oil baron Koch brothers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Carl Levin, Michigan, Michigan Government, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Thu Aug 21, 2014

MLive.com

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, candidate Gary Peters stop in Muskegon to talk about jobs, Great Lakes

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow and Senate candidate Gary Peters stopped in Muskegon Thursday, Aug. 21, to talk about jobs and water policy issues.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Muskegon, MI, Carl Levin

Detroit News

High court hopeful's abortion stance stirs up Mich. Democrats before convention

The party's Justice and Women's caucuses have taken issue with Murphy's apparent anti-abortion position.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Abortion, Michigan, Michigan Government

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Detroit News

Political Insider: Flanagan stung by parallel to Wallace

But when a pro-charter schools group likened his threat to block creation of new schools to the late Alabama segregationist Gov. George Wallace , 'it hurt a bit,' Flanagan said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, Twitter, University of Alabama

Detroit Free Press

Feds give Michigan the first $750,000 to fix flood-damaged roadways

The Federal Highway Administration today announced the award of $750,000 to begin to offset the state of Michigan's costs for initial repairs to roads and bridges damaged by last week's floods.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Bloomfield Township, MI

PolitiFact

Ending Spending Action Fund: 'In six years, (U.S. Rep. Gary) Peters...

Ending Spending Action Fund is up with this ad criticizing Rep. Gary Peters, the Democrat running in Michigan's Senate race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Carl Levin, Republican, Representative Robert Latta, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Small Business, Personal Finance

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Auto museum may be dream come true

As car lovers readied for the Woodward Dream Cruise on Saturday, the dream of a world-class auto museum is gaining traction.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Bloomfield Township, MI, Representative John Campbell, Republican

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