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Michael McAuliff

Offensive China Ad Sparks Stabenow Money Bomb | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) is turning the tables on one of her would-be challengers, launching a money-bomb fundraising pitch in res...

Paul Blumenthal

Auction 2012: How The Drug Industry Games Washington | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

Auction 2012 is a weeklong series in collaboration with "The Dylan Ratigan Show" and United Republic. When he first ran for president, Barack Obama...

Don't 'Let Them Eat Cake!'

Olga Bonfiglio | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics
Olga Bonfiglio

A small group of Kalamazoo food activists and professionals have begun studying the Food and Farm Bill so that they can talk to and influence policymakers, two of whom will play a key role in this year's [Congressional] appropriations.

Candidate Makes Shocking Comments On One Percent

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

Michigan U.S. Senate candidate Clark Durant, speaking at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., said Thursday that the gap between the rich and poor s...

Amanda Terkel

Senate Women Face High Stakes In 2012 | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While a majority of people who live in the United States are women, there are only 17 of them in the U.S. Senate. And if Americans turn ...

Weekly Mulch: Obama Lacks Vision on Energy, Stomach to Defend EPA

The Media Consortium | Posted 06.01.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

President Obama made an energy speech this week that had little new to offer, while on Capitol Hill, Republicans were pushing to relieve the governmen...

Elise Foley

Republicans Promise More Health Care Repeal Effors | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats defeated a Republican effort to overturn health care reform on Wednesday when they blocked a repeal amendment from being added...

Reid Turns Messaging Over To Schumer, Stabenow

Roll Call | Emily Pierce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced Monday a plan to cede much of the control over the Democratic Conference's message operations to ...

Republicans Want Our Economy to Fail

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

An economy that only works for the richest of the rich is by definition a failure. Except if you're the Republican Party.

Science Says Asian Carp Are a Serious Threat to the Great Lakes

Sen. Debbie Stabenow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sen. Debbie Stabenow

Scientists call Asian carp the "greatest immediate threat to the Great Lakes." We have an obligation to listen to the facts and act with urgency to do everything in our power to stop this grave threat to our Great Lakes ecosystem.

We're Number 2, We're Number 2!

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Allowing China to devalue its currency devalues American workers and businesses. Chinese currency manipulation is driving American manufacturers out of business and America workers into unemployment.

When Senators Vote for the Big Banks, We Will Name Them

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The Senate Budget Committee nearly voted to break up Wall Street's biggest banks. But four Democrats helped pro-Wall Street Republicans kill an important amendment.

Sam Stein

Sanders: Obama Has Tragically Lost The Youth, Antagonized Unions | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A trio of the Senate's leading progressives expressed concern on Wednesday that President Obama has squandered the transformational political coalitio...

Senator Debbie Stabenow Tells Benjamin French's Story During Senate Debate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the debate Saturday about whether to debate the Democratic health care reform bill in the Senate, Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) capped her comment...

Health Insurance Companies Want Severe Penalites For People Who Do Not Buy Coverage

The Associated Press | By ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP)-- The health insurance industry doesn't want Congress to let you off easy if you decide to ignore a proposed requirement that all Amer...

Sam Stein

Dems Say They'll Pursue Health Care Reforms After Legislation | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Democrats are already lowering expectations for the final health care bill, insisting that there will more efforts at reform to come. In a con...

Could Barack Obama Make a David Paterson Move in Michigan?

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

In New York, Paterson is down 17 points in general election polling and a whopping 46 percent in a primary. Could it really be that bad for John Cherry in Michigan? Actually, yes.

Dems Threaten Baucus: We Could Take Away Your Gavel

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an apparent warning to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.), some liberal Democrats have suggested a secret-ballot vote every two...

Democratic Senators Resisting Concessions To GOP

New York Times | ROBERT PEAR and DAVID M. HERSZENHORN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama tried Tuesday to sell his health care plan to older Americans, as members of Congress said they were deluged with calls from constitue...

2006 Michigan Senate General Election:
Bouchard (R) vs Stabenow (D-i)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MI-Sen: Bouchard vs Stabenow