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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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Tue Apr 22, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
Sun Apr 20, 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.
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.
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.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Partnerships cruising along almost audit free - Starbucks plays D...
PARTNERSHIPS CRUISING ALONG ALMOST AUDIT FREE. Private equity funds, hedge funds and other massive large-scale partnerships are being audited at a rate of about 1 percent, according to a new GAO report out last night.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
IRS audits less than 1% of big-business partnerships
The Internal Revenue Service audits fewer than 1 percent of large business partnerships, according to a government report released Tuesday.
National Public Radio
IRS Audits Less Than 1 Percent Of Big Partnerships
A new government report says the Internal Revenue Service audits less than 1 percent of large partnerships, drawing criticism from Congress.