3 hrs ago
Detroit Free Press
Michigan congressional races yield crowded field of candidates
Former U.S. Rep. Hansen Clarke, D-Detroit, has filed for the 14th Congressional District seat, a spot he held for two year.
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7 hrs ago
Daily Press & Argus
Seven in race to replace Rogers
Three Republicans with ties to Rochester Hills and four Democrats with Lansing-area ties will face off in the August primary for the right to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Howell.
11 hrs ago
National Public Radio
Out Of Clout: Some States Brace For D.C. Power Outage
A former chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, Dingell, now 87, announced in February that he will retire after this term.
20 hrs ago
Brain Drain: Self-Imposed Term Limits Shuffle Committees, House GOP Leadership
Kline is among the Republicans who could be forced to hand over a gavel given self-imposed term limits, though he may receive a waiver.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Michigan's Congress hopefuls rush to join races
A flurry of candidates is gathering petition signatures to meet Tuesday's filing deadline for five open seats in Congress - a rare opportunity in Michigan for the politically ambitious.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Cold War Tit-for-Tat 2.0
Last week, Moscow canceled a scheduled U.S. surveillance flight over Russia, apparently to keep prying U.S. eyes from scouting out Moscow's forces huddling along its border with Ukraine.
AND WE'LL TALK ABOUT THE CONTEST. WHO WILL WE SEND TO TAKE THEIR PLACES. TODAY IS SUNDAY, APRIL 20TH, 2014 AND THIS IS FLASH POINT.
Michigan Delegation: 5 facts from campaign finance reports; nobody really seems to like Congress
Good Sunday morning and happy Easter. It was a busy week, with taxes and campaign finance reports being due.
Lansing State Journal
Campaign petitions scrutinized as candidates want to avoid repeat of '12 scandal
As candidates clamor to gather signatures to ensure their place on the ballot, they're scrutinizing their petitions a little bit closer.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Signatures get tougher scrutiny on candidates' election petitions
Gov. Rick Snyder, left, is joined by, from right, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, state Republican Party Chairman Bobby Schostak, and his wife, Sue, as he submits signatures Thursday for his re-election.
Right Wing News
Pentagon Begs Obama to Stop Russian Spy Plane From Flying Into American Airspace
On April 15, the Republican chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, and the Republican chairman of that panel's subcommittee that oversees the U.S. nuclear arsenal, Rep. Mike Rogers from Alabama, urged Obama to deny Russia the right to fly its new planes over U.S. airspace.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Video shows large al Qaeda meeting
A new video shows what looks like the largest and most dangerous gathering of al Qaeda in years.
Can the GOP maintain that Tea Party love and win mid-term elections?
History suggests that this election year should be friendly to Republicans. That's because Republicans are more likely to turn out in mid-term elections than Democrats, and the party out of the White House, especially in a president's second term, tends to have an advantage.
Andrew Heller: You gotta fight for your right to a better, saner state
Brian Sweeney's widely read and discussed guest column on MLive earlier this week made me think of two songs, "Waiting on the World to Change" by John Mayer and "Fight For Your Right to Party" by the Beastie Boys.
The Daily Beast
Russian Spy Planes in U.S. SkiesBy Eli Lake
Russian surveillance planes already fly over America, thanks to a long-standing treaty.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
BRUCE: Obama deliberately emboldening Americaa s enemies
All Americans should be aware of some very disturbing events that speak to the state of terrorism, the strength of al Qaeda and our nation's security.
Raising specter of genocide, US Ambassador Power slams 'industrial-style slaughter' in Syria
America's ambassador to the United Nations raised the specter of genocide in Syria, after officials this week sounded the alarm about spiraling violence in that country's civil war.
Irresponsible spending on nuclear weapons infrastructure
Hundreds of millions of tax dollars have been wasted on U.S. nuclear weapons infrastructure-again.
Lansing State Journal
People News: Lansing Black Chamber to honor community leaders
The Lansing Black Chamber of Commerce will honor five outstanding area community leaders at its annual black tie gala.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
US News & World Report
Was Edward Snowden Working for a Foreign Government?
Liam Fox, former British secretary of state for defense, says Edward Snowden is "either one of the most stupid, gullible and naive individuals who has ever worked for the security services, or he is deeply maligned in his intent."