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Gary Peters

Terri Lynn Land Campaign Is a 'Silly Sideshow'

Dale Hansen | Posted 04.17.2014 | Detroit
Dale Hansen

Earlier this month my colleague Josh Pugh wrote a piece which talked about a questionable political ad aimed at Democratic Senate hopeful Gary Peters....

Obama Presses For Minimum Wage Hike With Dem Candidate

AP | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

BY NEDRA PICKLER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Pressing his economic case in an election year, President Barack Obama came to Mich...

Obama Taking Minimum Wage Message On The Road

Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

By NEDRA PICKLER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is using his call for a higher minimum wage to help boost a Michi...

Kate Sheppard

Environmental Groups Launch Ad Blitz Defending Vulnerable Lawmakers

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON—Environmental groups are launching a multi-million dollar television advertising blitz to defend vulnerable members of Congress in four s...

This Democrat Is Plowing A Different Path In Traditionally Difficult Territory

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Mark Amell and a co-worker were cleaning their sandwich shop around closing time when they looked up to see something they had...

Pro-Life Group: Congressman Wants Cheap Abortions For His Daughters

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

Congressman Gary Peters (D-Michigan) condemned a Michigan anti-abortion group on Thursday for accusing of him of trying to "make abortion accessible a...

Michigan Rep. Attacks Opponent For Auto Bailout Stance

AP | DAVID EGGERT | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Democratic Rep. Gary Peters sought Monday to put Republican Terri Land on the defensive in their U.S. Senate race by ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Voting Rights Record May Ding GOP Senate Candidate

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's been two decades since Michigan voters elected a Republican to the U.S. Senate, but the GOP is working to end the drought with Nove...

Ashley Woods

GOP Making Headway In Key Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

Another poll has given Republican Terri Lynn Land a slight edge in the race for departing veteran Democrat Sen. Carl Levin's (Mich.) seat -- a contest...

Democrats Will Lead With Our Values in 2014

Lon Johnson | Posted 03.30.2014 | Politics
Lon Johnson

Michigan's three greatest assets are our people, our land and our Great Lakes -- and in 2014, Michigan will vote for leaders who will invest in our pe...

Arthur Delaney

Congress Has No Plans To Stay In D.C. To Deal With Unemployment

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite demanding House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) keep the House of Representatives in session to deal with expired unemployment ins...

Ashley Woods

Koch Brothers Group Boosts Michigan Republican's Senate Run

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

DETROIT -- Michigan's U.S. Senate race is quickly becoming one of 2014's most critical contests, and the Koch brothers' dark money group, Americans fo...

Key Dem Races Tightened By Rough Health Law Fallout

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Thanks to the fiasco that followed the launch of President Barack Obama's health care law, Democrats are bracing for hard...

Congressman Donates Shutdown Paycheck To Charity

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

Before the government shutdown had even begun, Congressman Gary Peters (D-Mich) made a promise -- he'd donate the pay he accrued during the shutdown i...

Ashley Woods

Should Every Pol Follow His Lead?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

Congressman Gary Peters (D-Mich) says that a looming government shutdown could delay paychecks to military members and their families; furlough federa...

David Sands

Congressman: City Shouldn't Be 'Dumping Ground' For Koch-Owned Oil Waste Piles

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 05.22.2013 | Detroit

As three-story-high piles of petroleum coke pile up along the Detroit River, Congressman Gary Peters (D-Mich.) unsuccessfully urged his colleagues in ...

GOP Congressman Mulls Higher Office

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

By DONNA CASSATA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Republican Rep. Mike Rogers has pulled off a rare feat in a bitterly divided Congress – a wo...

Peters Announces Run For Carl Levin's Senate Seat

Posted 05.01.2013 | Detroit

U.S. Rep. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) has announced his plans to run for the soon-to-be vacated Senate seat held by veteran pol Carl Levin (D-Mich). Pete...

Michigan's Highest Dem Addresses Plans For 2014 Governor's Race

Posted 01.31.2013 | Detroit

The field of candidates for Michigan's 2014 governor's race is yet be determined, but state Sen. Gretchen Whitmer (D-East Lansing) has already made it...

Gary Peters Will Run Against Republican Nominee In November

AP | Posted 08.08.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- U.S. Rep. Gary Peters has won the Democratic primary in Michigan's 14th District, defeating another member of Congress and three other cand...

Gary Peters Called Victor Over Hansen Clarke In 14th Congresssional Race

Posted 08.08.2012 | Detroit

Rep Gary Peters was called the victor after 11 p.m. Tuesday night in his race against a fellow Democrat incumbent, as supporters gathered at a party h...

Michigan Primary Is No Throwaway

Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

2012 is no throwaway primary. New redistricting across the state has created entire new constituencies for pols. That's had the effect of also crea...

Bus Systems Get Millions From D.C.

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 09.18.2012 | Detroit

Although metro Detroit bus systems have recently struggled to maintain service for riders, a $30 million federal grant will allow for infrastructure u...

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...

New Push To Keep Student Loan Rates From Doubling

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.23.2012 | College

A Congressman who successfully rallied Democrats in a government shutdown fight last summer hopes he can drum up support once more as he attempts to s...