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Gary Peters

On Preventing Iran War, Gary Peters is No Carl Levin

Robert Naiman | Posted 12.01.2014 | Politics
Robert Naiman

The still too quiet majority must ramp up its engagement to defend diplomacy. If enough Michigan Democrats get on the horn, maybe Gary Peters will find a phone booth and change into Carl Levin.

Amanda Terkel

Democratic Senator Explains How He Survived The GOP Wave

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- From North Carolina to Colorado to Alaska, Democratic senators were swept out of office on Election Day by a GOP wave. Sen. Jeff Merkley...

Kate Sheppard

Tom Steyer's Very Expensive Experiment In Making Climate Change A 'Wedge Issue'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tom Steyer's climate-focused electoral efforts came up with mixed results Tuesday, but the billionaire environmentalist and former hedge...

Terri Lynn Land Loses To Gary Peters In Michigan Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Terri Lynn Land was defeated in the Michigan Senate race on Tuesday by Democrat Gary Peters. Peters will replace retiring Sen. Carl Levi...

Gary Peters Wins Michigan Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Gary Peters won the Michigan Senate race on Tuesday. Peters defeated Republican Terri Lynn Land. He will replace retiring Sen. Carl Levin ...

Democrat Gary Peters Wins Michigan Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Congressman Gary Peters (D-Mich.) defeated Republican Terri Lynn Land in Michigan's Senate race Tuesday. Peters will replace retiring Sen. Carl Levin,...

Here's The One Senate Democrat Candidate Welcoming Obama's Help

AP | By NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

DETROIT (AP) — Yelling out a populist theme until his voice turned hoarse, President Barack Obama on Saturday urged Michigan voters in the midterm c...

Paul Blumenthal

Super PACs Keep Candidates Afloat With A Little Help From Their Friends

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In August, stories began to percolate that Terri Lynn Land, the Republican Senate candidate in Michigan, didn't have what it takes to wi...

Gary Peters vs. Terri Lynn Land Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Michigan Senate Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

So here are the issue-by-issue stands for Gary Peters and Terri Lynn Land, with additional links at the bottom for each candidate if you'd like to dig deeper.

False And Misleading Claims Rock Race Between Gary Peters, Terri Lynn Land

FactCheck.org | The Staff of FactCheck.org | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. The Michigan Senate race pits Democratic Rep. Gary Peters against Republican Terri Lynn Lan...

This Cycle's Best Worst Campaign Ad Is Inspired By Sharknado

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

Michigan Republicans are getting creative in the race between their candidate for the U.S. Senate, Terri Lynn Land, and Rep. Gary Peters (D-Mich.). ...

Climate Change Emerging as Hot Topic in Key Senate Races

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The issue of climate change has emerged in nearly every Senate race this election season. Candidates are discussing it, debate moderators are asking about it, and journalists are covering it.

Union Members Irate After Their Photo Appears In GOP Candidate's Attack Ad

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

Michigan union workers were irate to find their image was used in a political attack ad in which they appear to support Republican Senate candidate Te...

Senate Shaping Up 50-50

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

When the new Senate convenes next year, the most influential person on Capitol Hill could be Greg Orman, the independent candidate for senator from Kansas, who I predict today will be elected in November.

Why Michigan's LGBT Community Can't Afford to Lose the Senate

Brian Stone | Posted 11.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Brian Stone

We haven't won in Michigan. We aren't even close. This election may come down to who shows up to vote. The simple question is: Have you talked to your family and friends? Have you done your part to register people to vote?

Christina Wilkie

Terri Lynn Land Family Gives Millions To Evangelical Group Targeting 'Unreached People'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Throughout her run for the Senate, Michigan Republican candidate Terri Lynn Land has been forced to fend off criticism of her family’s...

Ashley Alman

Dems Hit Terri Lynn Land For Koch Ties

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

Democrats launched a television ad Tuesday hitting Michigan Republican Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land for ties to the Koch brothers. Koch Carbon,...

Samantha Lachman

Clint Eastwood's Empty Chair To Make An Appearance In Michigan Senate 'Debate'

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

A Democratic congressman running for the U.S. Senate is bringing back Clint Eastwood's conversation with an empty chair to make the point that his Rep...

Kate Sheppard

Michigan Senate Candidate Gets Big Boost From Greens, Union

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The environmental group League of Conservation Voters and the union American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees announc...

Michigan Dems File Complaints Regarding GOP Contender's Campaign Contributions

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

The Michigan Democratic Party filed complaints with the Federal Election Commission and the State of Michigan on Thursday over some questionable contr...

Kate Sheppard

Senate Candidate Gary Peters To Kochs: Come At Me, Bros

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics

DETROIT -- Conservative operatives backed by the Koch brothers aren't very big fans of Rep. Gary Peters. But that's OK, because he's not a big fan of ...

New Poll Finds Democrats Ahead In Michigan, Colorado

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

Democrats have a slim advantage in their quest to hold onto two Senate seats in Michigan and Colorado, an NBC/Marist poll released Tuesday finds. ...

Matt Sledge

Senate Candidate Pushes FCC On Net Neutrality

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

A U.S. Senate candidate in Michigan has called on the Federal Communications Commission to ensure that all Internet traffic is treated fairly. In a...

Wealthy Senate Candidate Paid Very Low Tax Rate

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics

Michigan GOP Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land paid less than three percent of her income over the past two years in federal taxes, due primarily to he...

GOP Senate Candidate Acknowledges Climate Change Is Real

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land (R), who's running to replace retiring Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), acknowledged in two tweets Wednes...