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Gary Peters (left), who is currently serving in the 14th...

Gary Peters , who is currently serving in the 14th Congressional District, is making a move to run for the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Southfield, MI, Sander Levin, US Senate, Representative Hansen Clarke

Wed Apr 23, 2014

CNN

Conservative group keeps spending big bucks to oust Senate Democrats

The conservative non-profit political advocacy group backed by the deep pockets of billionaire industrialists David and Charles Koch announced Wednesday that it will spend around $2.5 million over the next two weeks to run television commercials critical of the federal health care law in four states where Democrats face a challenge in keeping ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, Mark Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Switched

Kat Lazo Delivers A Manifesto For Millennial Women

That's how vlogger and feminist activist Kat Lazo began her November 2013 TEDxNavesink Talk on the powerful presence of social media in modern feminism.

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Related Topix: Texas, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

The Huffington Post

Progressive Senate Campaign Targets 5 Republicans In Key Races

A progressive super PAC is launching a campaign to "save the Senate" Wednesday with plans to target Republicans in key Senate races through massive volunteer efforts.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Saxby Chambliss, Mitch McConnell, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Times Herald

U.S. official should see our bridge

The bridge is an essential component of trade with Canada. It is third in the nation for the value of goods crossing the border, with imports and exports equaling about $81.5 billion in 2013, according to the federal Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Gary Peters, US House of Representatives, Port Huron, MI, Bloomfield Hills, MI

GPB.org

Out Of Clout: Some States Brace For Washington Power Outage

Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., right, the longest-serving member of Congress, is celebrated by colleagues, including Vice President Joe Biden, left, on Capitol Hill in June 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, Dave Camp, Republican, Mike Rogers, US Senate, Joe Biden

Hot Air

Video: GOP candidate mocks mansplaining Democrat

I'm actually not a fan of the term "mansplaining," but it works here in a sort of hoist with his own petard sense.

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

GPB.org

In TV Ad, GOP Senate Candidate Mocks 'War On Women' Rhetoric

For her campaign's first TV ad, Michigan Republican Senate hopeful Terri Lynn Land is taking an unconventional approach.

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

ScienceBlogs

Obama's regulatory czar, Yoda and black lung disease

Black lung - -now referred to by experts as coal mine dust lung disease - was back in the news last week courtesy of the Pulitzer Prize.

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

WJRT

News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press

City Council in Saginaw has indefinitely postponed consideration of a proposed ordinance to guarantee city residents and visitors equal treatment in employment and public accommodations.

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Related Topix: Dearborn, MI, Romulus, MI

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Miami Herald

Peters submits signatures to run for US Senate

Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

MLive.com

Democrat U.S. Rep Gary Peters files signatures for U.S. Senate bid, talks refining Affordable Care Act

U.S. Rep Gary Peters , D-Bloomfield Hills, submitted more than 26,000 petitions on Monday morning to get on the August primary ballot.

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

MLive.com

Enbridge pipeline protester will face trial after appeals court ruling

The case was ordered back to Calhoun County Circuit Court for trial after a Michigan Appeals Court judge reversed the decision by Circuit Judge James Kingsley to dismiss a resisting and obstructing police charge .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Marshall, MI, Kalamazoo, MI

MLive.com

Flint foam manufacturer joins fight to get foreign footwear off feet of U.S. troops

A Flint manufacturer of foam is joining New Balance, as well as a chorus of legislators, to demand that all footwear in the U.S. military comply with a made-in-the-USA mandate.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, Department of Defense, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Democrat

Instapundit

To Six Seats-and Beyond

While the Clintons continue to prepare the battlespace for what they seem to assume will be a successful run for Hillary in 2016, Senate Democrats are finding the terrain increasingly difficult for November, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Representative Bruce Braley, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Detroit News

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, US Senate, Democrat, John Dingell

Times Herald

Customs plaza could get attention

A member of President Barack Obama's Cabinet will be coming to Michigan to inspect the northern border crossings with Canada -- but whether he's coming to Port Huron is still up in the air.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Port Huron, MI, Bloomfield Township, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Tuesday deadline kicks off real work for candidates, voters

If you are tired of the all the claims and counter-claims, and of not being able to "delete" a TV commercial the same way you would an e-mail, just wait.

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

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Sunherald.com

JCS to tell Congress: Allow pay curbs or harm readiness

U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is giving the Joint Chiefs of Staff an unusual and potentially powerful opportunity to persuade senators they risk a readiness crisis if they don't take significant steps this year to slow growth in military compensation.

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

Wisconsin Gazette

Report: IRS audits less than 1 percent of partnerships with over $100M in assets

That means some of Wall Street's largest hedge funds and private equity firms are largely escaping close scrutiny by the IRS, said Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, Democrat, US News

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