WaPo Fact Checker Downgrades Obamacare 'Horror Story' to 3 Pinocchios
The case of Julie Boonstra , a leukemia patient who was featured in an Americans for Prosperity ad against Representative Gary Peters claiming she had lost her doctor and seen her premiums rise as a result of the Affordable Care Act, became controversial last month after politicians and reporters disputed the details of the ad , finding that ... (more)
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House Passes CFPB Reform Legislation
The bill aggregates five bills the House Financial Services Committee . The bill also would, among other things, establish new rulemaking procedures for the Commission and amend its data collection authority and processes.
The Huffington Post
Cancer Patient Who Blamed Obamacare For 'Unaffordable' Costs Will Actually Save Money
Americans for Prosperity, the conservative advocacy group backed by the Koch brothers, is running Obamacare attack ads featuring a cancer patient who claimed her treatments were "unaffordable" under the new health law.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Election Diary Rescue 2014: Week 9
The following diaries are examples of this week's Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 37 diaries.
Congressional Democrats Face Uphill Battle in Midterms
At this point, eight months before the Nov. 4 election, it's hard to see a lot of good news for congressional Democrats.
Michigan Democratic lawmakers push for more funding to fix roads
A trio of Metro Detroit Democratic state lawmakers Monday urged the Legislature to approve an additional $215 million in funding to fix Michigan roads.
Rep. Keith Ellison-On His Faith, His Family & Our Future
Representative Keith Ellison and other members of Congress rally outside the US Capitol against cuts to social insurance programs on October 3, 2013.
Speech of Hon. Gary Peters of Michigan in the House of Reps
US Official News March 7, 2014 Friday Washington: HON. GARY C. PETERS OF MICHIGAN IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Thursday, March 6, 2014 Washington The Library of Congress, The Government of USA has issued the following Speech: Mr. PETERS of Michigan.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Obamacare will cost Gary Peters
Michigan Democrats are shell-shocked, watching their once predicted victory march to elect a successor to retiring Senator Carl Levin melt away even before the spring thaw.
Detroit Free Press
Carol Cain: Slow, steady gains for women in business
With Women's History Month in full swing, I asked some high-profile leaders how they thought women were faring in business, politics and other realms.
Michigan Delegation: Political ads ramp up across state; Debbie Stabenow makes a pizza
Good Sunday morning and welcome to another edition of the Michigan Delegation, your weekly look at the happenings of Michigan's members of Congress on Capitol Hill.
Obama to Dems: It's time to worry
That's the message coming from President Obama as he tries desperately to rouse Democrats out of a midterm election stupor that could cost his party control of the Senate - and end bury his agenda once and for all.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Michigan business: Farmers, food processors optimistic; Clinton Township firm acquired
A newly released survey of Michigan farmers and food processors has found that they're optimistic about the future of the agricultural industry.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Detroit News
Beckmann: Obama builds Michigan a bridge to nowhere
In the classic old movie "The Bridge on the River Kwai," a group of prisoner-of-war British engineers is forced by Japanese captors during World War II to build a passage over the waterway so the Japanese can strategically move military supplies.
Arthur Schaper: Reid and Reed's ObamaCare Screeds
Despite Reed's pleas to "move forward," voters in 2014 will more likely read Reed the riot act for Obamacare, believes Arthur Schaper.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
MI-Gov & Sen: Schauer (D) & Peters (D) Unite To Call On Snyder (R) To Raise The Minimum Wage
I know I've posted a lot of diaries about raising the minimum wage today but I believe that not only is it the right thing to do but I also think it's a winning issue for Democrats.
New campaign chief for Gary Peters
With Michigan looming as a now key Senate race, Democratic Rep. Gary Peters, who is locked in a tight battle with Republican Terri Lynn Land, has replaced his campaign manager.
The Huffington Post
Obama Administration Won't Delay Food Stamp Cuts, But States Can
President Barack Obama, surrounded by members of Congress, signs the farm bill, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Poll: GOP leads Dems 50-42 in states with 2014 Senate races
Single mother and cancer patient Julie Boonstra isn't taking Democrats' mean-spirited and misleading attacks on her credibility lying down -- but we already knew that , didn't we? Boonstra, whose life was turned upside-down when Obamacare stripped her of her existing coverage, has teamed up with Americans for Prosperity to produce a second ... (more)