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1 hr ago | Detroit News

Familiar faces square off in Democratic primary for Peters' seat

Three former and current Democratic elected officials are battling to replace U.S. Rep. Gary Peters of Bloomfield Township in the Aug. 5 primary, and they aren't shy about mixing it up.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Bloomfield Township, MI, Representative Hansen Clarke

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Star Tribune

GOP Senate chances are improving, data show

Michelle Nunn, daughter of ex-Sen. Sam Nunn, may be the Democrats' only hope for picking up a GOP-held Senate seat.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan, Elizabeth Dole, US Senate, Republican

MLive.com

Mark Schauer fires-up Michigan Democrats at campaign rally in Grand Rapids

The advancing tendrils of a looming storm cloud cooled the sunbaked expanse of Rosa Parks Circle as a stream of Michigan Democrats fired-up a crowd of base supporters gathered for some Sunday politicking.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US Senate, Carl Levin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Grand Rapids, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Kansas City InfoZine

Detroit's Expats PAC Up, Raise Money

Washington, DC - infoZine - Scripps Howard Foundation Wire - Detroit expatriates in Washington celebrated their city's 313th birthday Thursday, dressed in their best Red Wings red, Tigers orange and Wolverine maize.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Michigan, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Carl Levin

MLive.com

US Senate candidate Gary Peters built bridges in military, and wants to do same in upper chamber

When the Michigan legislature wrapped up the session in December 1995, then-State Sen. Gary Peters left Lansing for a 15-day tour of the Persian Gulf.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Military, US Navy, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Michigan

The Island Packet

Michigan primary is start of US House shakeup

The Aug. 5 election features a bit of everything: four open seats, two heavily-financed challenges to incumbents and the start to replacing the longest-serving member of Congress in history.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Representative Hansen Clarke, Representative Justin Amash, Dave Camp, Mike Rogers, Democrat

Thu Jul 24, 2014

NAFCU

advocacy team updates A.C. attendees

July 25, 2014 - NCUA's risk-based capital proposal, interest-rate risk, CFPB, housing finance reform and more were discussed during a panel discussion Thursday with members of NAFCU's government affairs team at the association's Annual Conference and Solutions Expo.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, John Barrow, Republican, Shelley Moore Capito

Switched

Michigan Dems File Complaints Regarding GOP Contender's Campaign Contributions

The Michigan Democratic Party filed complaints with the Federal Election Commission and the State of Michigan on Thursday over some questionable contributions made to GOP Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land's campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, US Senate, Carl Levin, Michigan Government, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Representative Gabrielle Giffords

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

In what Frank Luntz calls the worst political ad of this cycle , Republican senate candidate Terri Lynn Land of Michigan sits idly by for 12 seconds---robotically sipping from a prop coffee mug, shaking her head, making goofy faces and looking at her watch---after tasking the viewer to think about some mysterious thing her opponent said about the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Gay/Lesbian

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Detroit News

14th District race packed with action, but there's little attention

Michigan's 14th Congressional District is a test-tube baby, conceived by gerrymandering to favor Democrats.

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Related Topix: Representative Hansen Clarke, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, Southfield, MI, Farmington Hills, MI

The Hill

Overnight Campaign: Oppo-season

The battle for the Senate is shifting fully into opposition research season after Georgia's Tuesday primary decided one of the final marquee Senate matchups.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Michigan Government, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Life, Veteran Affairs

Detroit Free Press

Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land close to amending records to account for $3M

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land says she's close to filing an amended financial disclosure statement to account for nearly $3 million she's given her campaign.

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

Lansing State Journal

Poll: Mitchell leads GOP field in race to replace US Rep. Camp

When U.S. Rep. Dave Camp abruptly announced this spring that he wouldn't seek re-election, the Republican from Midland unleashed a ferocious and expensive campaign.

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

Sunherald.com

Land close to amending records to account for $3M

Spokeswoman Heather Swift says Land likely will fix the "clerical error" this week.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Paul Mitchell has lead in 4th Congressional District's GOP primary

John Moolenaar , Paul Mitchell and Peter Konetchy are candidates in the Republican primary race for the 4th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US News, Roscommon, MI, Michigan State University, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dave Camp, Republican, Chemistry, Science

Mon Jul 21, 2014

US News & World Report

If Not Hillary Clinton, Then Who Will the Democrats Pick?

"We can whine about it, we can whimper about it or we can fight back. I'm fighting back," she often tells adoring crowds, pumping her clenched fist into the air.

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Related Topix: US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Detroit News

Land returning to D.C. for fundraiser as money race heats up

Land is holding a fundraiser at a Capitol Hill French restaurant on Tuesday evening with Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Michigan, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Republican, Senator Roy Blunt

Detroit Free Press

Conservative groups top outside spending

I thought it'd be nice to have a dog that would grow up with our children, that would be a best... Spending by independent, outside groups in Michigan political campaigns this year is being dominated by conservative organizations and those spending in the U.S. Senate race between Republican Terri Lynn Land and Democrat Gary Peters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Representative Justin Amash, Representative Mark Schauer, Democrat, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Crain's Detroit Business

3 Dems look to fill void left by Peters' Senate run

The seat in the 14th District is a wide-open opportunity for candidates looking to replace U.S. Rep. Gary Peters, who is taking a run at the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Southfield, MI, Representative Hansen Clarke, US Senate, Carl Levin, Big Ant Studios, AFL, Video Games

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Outsiders' money defines campaigns in Michigan

With less than four months until Election Day, Michigan's top races have largely been defined not by the candidates, but by the millions of dollars being spent by outside groups - much of it coming from shadowy, patriotic-sounding organizations that often mask their donors, if not their political intentions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Non-Profit, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

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