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

Brian Stone | Posted 09.23.2014 | 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...

Note to Coal Friendly Democrats: Opposing Carbon Limits Won't Win You Any Friends

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 08.04.2014 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

If you only read the newspaper headlines the last two days, you would think the sky is falling because a few Democrats in coal states said they opposed carbon pollution standards.

Michigan Senate Candidate Twists Democrat's Record In New Ad

Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. A Web ad from Republican Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land claims her opponent, Rep. Gary Pe...

Kate Sheppard

Some Democratic Senate Candidates Want To Talk About Climate; Others, Not So Much

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While Republican Senate candidates are nearly unanimous in their desire to either ignore or deny the existence of global warming, the ma...

Republicans Struggling in Fight Against Obamacare

Dale Hansen | Posted 07.13.2014 | Detroit
Dale Hansen

If Obamacare is indeed so awful and unaffordable, why are its critics having so much trouble finding one person in Michigan who has indisputably been harmed by it?

Terri Lynn Land Campaign Is a 'Silly Sideshow'

Dale Hansen | Posted 06.17.2014 | 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 06.02.2014 | 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...