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Allow pay curbs or harm readiness, Joint Chiefs expected to tell Congress

U.S. military Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians walk toward a blast pit after detonating four 500-pound bombs during a training event at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, March 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Joe Wilson, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lindsey Graham, Susan Davis, US Military, US Air Force

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Detroit News

Finley: Pulte's blight vision gets torn down

Bill Pulte, seen here with U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, had made progress on eliminating blight in Brightmoor, but will hand off the rest of the job to the city.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Detroit, MI, Opinion

The Washington Post

Senators Urge Fed to Ban Bank Ownership of Commodity Assets

U.S. banks including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. should be banned from owning commodities businesses because they could threaten the institutions and global supply chains, Senators Sherrod Brown and Elizabeth Warren told the Federal Reserve.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Science / Technology

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, US Senate, US House of Representatives, John Dingell, Democrat

Slate Magazine

Rotten Apple

From left to right, a Samsung Galaxy S3, Nokia Lumia 820, and Apple iPhone 4. Apple has earned many Americans' affections, and dollars, but doesn't pay its fair share in taxes.

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Related Topix: Computers, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Hudson Valley Press

Gillibrand Appointed to USMA at West Point Board of Visitors

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced that she has been appointed to the United States Military Academy at West Point Board of Visitors by Senator Carl Levin, the Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, United States Military Academy

US News & World Report

Rand's First PAC Donation of 2014

Sen. Rand Paul's political action committee has donated to one GOP Senate candidate so far this year -- and it's Michigan's Terri Lynn Land.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Democrat

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Central Michigan Life

U.S. Rep. Gary Peters speaks to College Democrats

U.S. Representative and Senate hopeful Gary Peters called for students to get involved and raise awareness for the upcoming elections during a meet-and-greet event Monday night.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, Democrat, Isabella County, MI, Representative Mark Schauer

Forbes.com

Best Of FORBES: How To Pay Bitcoin Taxes, America's Break From Auto Industry

The latest FORBES e-book from Micheline Maynard investigates why a growing number of Americans are giving up their automobiles.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Publishing, Media, Forbes, Bitcoin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, REIT, Personal Finance

Forbes.com

What America's Most Profitable Companies Pay In Taxes

An investigation commissioned by Levin detailed how Caterpillar had ingeniously avoided paying $2.4 billion in taxes since 1999 by negotiating with Switzerland to create a tax shelter for its international parts business .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Apple, Startups

Examiner.com

Terri Lynn Land maintains lead in poll for Carl Levin's Senate seat

Terri Lynn Land continues to enjoy a six point lead in the race for the Senate seat being vacated by retiring Democrat Carl Levin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Gary Peters, US House of Representatives

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Detroit News

Johnson bows out of congressional run, seeks re-election to state Senate

State Sen. Bert Johnson said Monday he is abandoning his run for Congress and instead running for re-election to the district that includes Highland Park, Hamtramck, Harper Woods, the Grosse Pointe communities and part of northeast Detroit.

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Related Topix: US News, Hamtramck, MI, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, US Senate

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, John Dingell, Representative Gary Peters, Dave Camp, US Senate, Republican, Mike Rogers

The Hill

Sen. Paul's April Fool's Day award

On April 1, the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations chaired by Sen. Carl Levin held hearings regarding Caterpillar Inc.'s "supply chain restructuring" that enabled it to avoid paying about $2.4 billion in U.S. taxes between 2000 and 2012.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Construction, Insurance, Caterpillar, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Morton, IL

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, John Dingell, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Dave Camp, US Senate

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, John Dingell, US Senate, John Conyers, Republican, Mike Rogers, Sander Levin

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Mike Muhich: Demand testing of Enbridge Line 5

Enbridge, the Canadian oil pipeline company, is responsible for the worst on-land oil spill in U.S. history; 800,000 gallons of heavy tar sands crude into the Kalamazoo River in 2010, Line 6B.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Democrat, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Free Republic

President Barack Obama takes jab at Terri Lynn Land over equal pay

The debate on how to make sure men and women are paid the same was highlighted in Michigan this week when President Barack Obama called out GOP Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land over equal pay and comments used in a web video.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Gary Peters, US House of Representatives

Townhall

In Defense of Ultimatums for Iran

March 21st marked the close of the latest round of nuclear talks with the P5+1. In light of the latter development, the US Congress sent a series of letters last month to President Obama, advising him on the continuation of the negotiations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Michigan, Michigan Government, Opinion

WBNS

Congressional primary races fill up for open seats

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, John Dingell, Representative Gary Peters, Dave Camp, US Senate, Republican, Mike Rogers

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