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Senior Dem's Tough Re-Election

After 38 years in Congress, Rep. Nick Rahall is facing his toughest race yet and could join a number of longtime members in leaving Congress next year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Republican, Ralph Hall

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Pridesource.com

LGBT Caucus Seating Available At Upcoming MDP Dinner, Bill Clinton To Keynote

Former President Bill Clinton will keynote the Michigan Democratic party's annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner April 26 at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit.

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

Roll Call

Most Efficient Fundraising: Debbie Dingell Spends $12K, Raises $529K

The award for most efficient fundraising this year will probably go to House candidate Debbie Dingell, who in 32 days spent less than $12,000 and raised over a half million dollars.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Debbie Schlussel

EXCLUSIVE: Major Dem Donors Discriminated Against Pregnant Chick - REAL War on Women

The real "War on Women": when major liberal Democrat donors discriminate against pregnant women.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, Terrorism, Star Trek, Barack Obama

Mon Apr 14, 2014

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, Representative Gary Peters, Dave Camp, US Senate, Carl Levin, Republican, Mike Rogers

MLive.com

Michigan Delegation: See who's leading in Michigan in 2016...

Gert Hobson, front, and other supporters for former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton stand outside DeVos Place while she was scheduled to speak at Economic Club of Grand Rapids' annual dinner Monday, June 17, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Fred Upton, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Democrat, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Dave Camp, US Senate, Carl Levin

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Michigan's influence in D.C. evolving with departure of reputed lawmakers

Ann Arbor was in a bind: Its traffic bridges near Michigan Stadium were crumbling.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Carl Levin, John Conyers, Republican, Mike Rogers, Sander Levin

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Northern Michigan News

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, Representative Gary Peters, Representative Mark Schauer

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Forward

J Street Fails To Win Over Key Committee for Presidents Conference Membership

J Street, the dovish Israel lobby, has failed to win the endorsement of a key committee for membership in the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations - a development that makes it unlikely to win admission to the key umbrella group.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Palestinian Territories, George Bush

Detroit News

Debbie Dingell raises $500,000 for House race

Debbie Dingell has raised more than $500,000 in slightly more than a month of campaigning, her campaign said Friday as she filed 2,000 signatures in Lansing supporting her candidacy for her husband's 12th Congressional District seat.

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

Thu Apr 10, 2014

CNN

Rep. Dingell: 'Poisonous' atmosphere surrounding 1964 civil rights debate

Michigan Democratic Rep. John Dingell, the longest serving member of Congress, talked about the "poisonous" atmosphere fifty years ago when the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was debated on Capitol Hill.

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

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Miami Herald

Dingell, Levin introduce Heritage Area legislation

U.S. Rep. John Dingell and U.S. Sen. Carl Levin have introduced bills to maintain the MotorCities National Heritage Area.

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

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Michigan Radio

With Michigan members of Congress hitting the exit, replacements scramble for money

This year will be the last for Sen. Carl Levin, D-MI, first elected in 1978, and Rep. John Dingell, D-MI, the all-time longevity champ, who has represented a Detroit-area district since 1955.

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

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Townhall

Jeb v. Hillary?

It has nothing to do with whether or not Bush would make a good president. By all accounts he was a very good governor - he scored a lifetime grade of B on the Cato fiscal scorecard - and he has some positive ideas for the future of the Republican party and the country.

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Related Topix: US News, Florida, Florida Government, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Healthcare Law, Law, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Gary Peters, Opinion

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Fox News

Capitol Hill exodus causes void in Congress amid gridlock frustrations

FILE: June 27, 2013: Committee Chairman and Michigan Reps. Dave Camp, R, and Sander Levin, D, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C. - An exodus this year on Capitol Hill is creating a void in Congress, with some of its most experienced and skillful lawmakers suggesting the partisan gridlock is finally taking a toll.

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

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Detroit News

Candidates emerge, as others decide to sit out Michigan congressional races

Several Michigan politicians are still mulling a run for Congress while others have bowed out less than three weeks before the filing deadline.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Democrat, Michigan, Virg Bernero, US Governors

Washington Examiner

Obama spotlights minimum wage in university town

Will the minimum-wage issue drive Democrats to the polls next November? Some Democrats certainly hope so, as indicated by this Wall Street Journal story on President Obama's travel to Michigan to emphasize the issue in an event with Senate candidate Rep. Gary Peters.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US House of Representatives, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election

MLive.com

Tim Skubick: As wave of change sweeps Washington, who is next from Michigan to bow out?

No one will ever write another book like the one about Democratic Speaker Tip O'Neil and the Gipper President Ronald Reagan.

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

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Michigan Radio

Schauer selects Lisa Brown as running mate; Camp decides against seeking re-election

Each week we take a look at what's happening in Michigan politics with Susan Demas, publisher of Inside Michigan Politics, and Ken Sikkema, former Senate Majority Leader and Senior Policy Fellow at Public Sector Consultants.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Carl Levin, Mike Rogers, Democrat, Representative Mark Schauer, Oakland County, MI

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Advocate

Congress has the power to right itself

These are hard times for Congress. Its approval ratings have seen a bump from their historic lows of a few months ago, but it's a small one.

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

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