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Carl Levin

McCain, Others Slam Torture Portrayal In New Film

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Carl Levin (D-Mich.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) criticized Sony Pictures Entertainment for featuring "grossly inaccu...

Ryan Grim

Behind-The-Scenes Talks Could Derail Filibuster Reform | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A small bipartisan group of senators opposed to broad filibuster reform are closing in on a compromise package that would derail the bui...

An Auspicious Day

Rev. Richard L. Killmer | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Rev. Richard L. Killmer

Whether the movie actually implies that torture led to bin Laden, or whether, as the filmmakers suggest, that idea is completely outlandish, it is true that a significant portion of the public continues to believe that torture is effective.

Dems Push Back Against Right-To-Work Legislation

AP | JOHN FLESHER and JEFF KAROUB | Posted 02.09.2013 | Detroit

LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Rick Snyder says one reason he supports right-to-work legislation in Michigan is the economic boost a similar law has give...

Amanda Terkel

Michigan Democrats Meet With Governor On Right To Work Battle | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.10.2012 | Detroit

WASHINGTON -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) met with Democrats in Michigan's congressional delegation on Monday morning on the controversial "right to...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Votes Down Indefinite Detention Of Americans | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate took a step Thursday toward ending the indefinite detention of Americans in the U.S., voting for a narrow amendment that some...

Investigate Air Force for Openly Violent, Sexist and Hostile Environment to Women

Nancy Parrish | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Nancy Parrish

The prevalence of rape of both men and women in our military, the failure to prosecute perpetrators and the retaliation against victims continues to undermine readiness, unit cohesion and morale.

Senator: JOBS Act 'Inexplicably Ignores Such Common Sense Practices'

Reuters | Posted 12.05.2012 | Business

By Alexandra Alper WASHINGTON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - An influential U.S. lawmaker has called on the Securities and Exchange Commission to ...

Michael McAuliff

Ford Motor Co., 2-Year-Old, Innocent Man In Terror Database | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There aren't many people who would consider the Ford Motor Co. or a 2-year-old to be terrorist threats, but the United States' premier d...

Michael McAuliff

Homeland Security Squanders Millions Snooping On Fishing, Marriage Counseling | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A marquee federal effort to share intelligence about terror threats with state and local law enforcers has produced no evidence of any. ...

Senator: Goldman Outcome Shows Either 'Weak Laws Or Weak Enforcement'

Reuters | Posted 10.10.2012 | Business

* US Senator Levin asked for Goldman criminal probe in 2011 * Justice Department was 'thorough and impartial' -Goldman W...


Paul Abrams | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Former Governor Mitt Romney does not know where his investments are. How, exactly, is Romney so certain that he pays all his U.S. taxes if he does not even know where his funds are located?

Michigan Politicians Sound Off On Obamacare Supreme Court Decision

Posted 06.28.2012 | Detroit

In a 5-4 decision issued today, the nation’s highest court declared the individual health insurance mandate constitutional, upholding the central pr...

'Orwellian' Goldman Does Not Mean What It Says, Judge Declares

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.25.2012 | Business

A federal judge has described Goldman Sachs as "Orwellian," which doesn't mean the company is staffed by talking pigs, but rather that -- like the Ing...

Dem Senator Challenges GOP

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans determined to spare the military from devastating across-the-board spending cuts – presidential candidate Mitt Ro...

Obama Campaign Tries To Beat Romney On Bailout

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 06.12.2012 | Detroit

The Obama campaign says that the federal government's decision to save the automotive industry has had an impact in Michigan that has rippled out far ...

Obama Proposal Passes Test

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel on Thursday rejected the Pentagon's proposed cuts in personnel and equipment for the Air National Guard as it comple...

John McCain's New Institute Launching Today

Steve Clemons | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics
Steve Clemons

McCain and a bipartisan group of supporters are punctuating the start of a new university-based institute committed to the leadership principles John McCain exhibited and encouraged, particularly in young people.

Michael McAuliff

Senators: Unconstitutional Detention Law Is Fine | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top Democrat responsible for America's indefinite detention law sees no reason to change the measure after it was ruled unconstituti...

3 JPMorgan Execs Expected To Resign Following $2 Billion Loss: Report

AP | Posted 07.13.2012 | Business

The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- Three high-ranking executives at JPMorgan Chase are expected to leave their jobs this week after a trading bl...

Barney Frank: JPMorgan's 'Leave Us Alone' Argument Has Blown Up

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 05.14.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- JPMorgan Chase faces intense criticism for claiming that a surprise $2 billion loss by one of its trading groups was the result of a slo...

Congress Should Pass Bill to Let Credit Unions Lend More So Small Businesses Grow, Create Jobs

Dave Adams | Posted 06.02.2012 | Detroit
Dave Adams

Despite some unfair treatment of banks, the American Bankers Association's opposition to legislation that would allow credit unions to make more small business loans is simply wrong.

Homes For Michigan's Homeless Veterans

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 03.28.2012 | Detroit

Homeless Michigan veterans will soon receive some much needed assistance finding a place to stay. On Tuesday, Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow,...

Head Of Senate Military Panel Calls Romney Clueless

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday said Republican candidate Mitt Romney doesn't know what he's talking...

The Washington-Wall Street Revolving Door Keeps Spinning

Bill Moyers | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

And so it goes, the revolving door between government service and big money in the private sector spinning so fast it becomes an irresistible force hurling politics and high finance together so completely it's impossible to tell one from the other.