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Republican's Offer Ironically Awful Attacks on Mark Schauer

Dale Hansen | Posted 08.12.2014 | Detroit
Dale Hansen

It's fine to believe the Mark Schauer isn't the right man for the job. But if these latest attacks are meant to prove that Gov. Snyder is the man for Michigan, the Nerd should be very concerned -- by Republicans' own standards, he is even less qualified to be governor than Mark Schauer.

Gov. Rick Snyder: One Misleading Flip-flopper

Dale Hansen | Posted 06.24.2014 | Detroit
Dale Hansen

So far in this election cycle, Snyder and his team of experts have proven to be very good at creating catchy nicknames and misrepresenting data to make it appear the governor has had a positive impact.

The Michigan Governor's Race Just Got More Interesting

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

Michigan's Democratic candidate for governor announced his running mate Thursday, choosing a former lawmaker who has championed women's rights and mar...

Bad Ads and Worse Puns for Rick Snyder: Inside the Koch Brothers' War-Room

Kevin Walsh | Posted 06.01.2014 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

Always a fan of strange ads, I thought I'd deconstruct the possible creation of this beauty -- a close second to Rick Snyder's scuba-diving Super Bowl ad.

Ashley Woods

Voters Call Gov. Rick Snyder 'Out Of Touch' | Ashley Woods | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's lead over Democratic challenger Mark Schauer has dropped to a thin margin and a majority of likely voters considers the Re...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Man With Link To Michigan Governor Allegedly Posed As A Journalist To Film His Opponent | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

DETROIT -- A videographer who reportedly had once worked on a campaign video for Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) posed as a CNN staffer to record footag...

Gov. Rick Snyder Is Working to Destroy Public Schools

Dale Hansen | Posted 04.21.2014 | Detroit
Dale Hansen

Regardless of all of these potential problem areas, Rick Snyder and Michigan Republicans know that every school they deem failing will simply be converted to a charter school, which pulls more students out of traditional public schools.

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...

Gov. Candidate Promises Serious Hike To Minimum Wage

Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

Democrat Mark Schauer promised Monday to hike Michigan's minimum wage if he is elected governor, the Associated Press reported. Michigan's minimum ...

Ashley Woods

New Poll Says GOP Gov. May Be In Trouble | Ashley Woods | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics

The contest for Michigan's governor's race may be closer than previously anticipated, according to a new poll. While many polls this fall have give...

Former Congressman Considering Bid For Michigan Governor

MLive | Posted 05.15.2013 | Detroit

LANSING, MI -- Former Congressman Mark Schauer likes his current job, has enjoyed spending more time with his family and doesn't particularly miss the...

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...

Former Lawmaker Gets Pepper Sprayed During Heated Protests

Posted 12.11.2012 | Detroit

As thousands descended on the Michigan's capitol to protest controversial right-to-work legislation passed by the House Tuesday, one former lawmaker f...

GOP Congressional Candidate Tim Walberg: We Could Impeach Obama Over Birth Certificate

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

Walberg, who's running for his old seat, said at a town hall event this week that President Obama could be impeached for not showing his birth certificate.

Oil From Michigan Spill Approaches Lake Michigan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Oil from a pipeline spill in Michigan early this week has been on the move through area waterways in recent days--and some fear that it could enter La...

Michigan Oil Spill Among Largest In Midwest History: Kalamazoo Spill SOAKS Wildlife (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As the Gulf Coast deals with the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, the Midwest is now facing an oil spill of its own. A state of emergen...

Besty Markey, Other Democrats, Tiptoe On Health Care

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — First-term Rep. Betsy Markey is convinced that once people learn what's in President Barack Obama's new health care overha...

Take It Down A Notch, GOP

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

There is a suffocating, sweltering mood brewing in our country, like that of the anxious early 1960s; one that has gained safe haven in the Republican Party.

Two More Michigan Congressmen Receive Threatening Calls

Chris Savage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Savage

Mark Shauer and Bob Bepritis are the second and third Michigan members of Congress reporting threatening calls. The first was Bart Stupak of Michigan's 1st District.

Frank Luntz's Careless Use of Clip Art

Chris Savage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Savage

In Luntz's directive to Republicans telling them they should put a personal face on small businesses and feature "grand opening" photos, he used a picture of a Democratic member of Congress, Mark Schauer.

MI-07 Rep. Schauer Supports Reconciliation, Decries SCOTUS Decision

Chris Savage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Savage

Last night, MI-07 Representative Mark Schauer spoke to the 2010 annual membership meeting of the Western Washtenaw Dems. Rep. Schauer is in a tough district for Democrats.

3 U.S Congressmen, 1 Voice: Health Care is a Civil Right

Chris Savage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Savage

Health care is a right, not a privilege. A struggle as important and epic as the fight for civil rights in this country.

How Sarah Palin and Tea Partiers Are Blowing Up the GOP

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

When extremists are a (vocal) minority, reasonable Republicans and independents come out of the woodwork. And the spoils go to the Democrats, who look comparatively sane.

Rep. Schauer Challenged from Left and Right at Town Hall

Chris Savage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Savage

Schauer, who narrowly defeated the very conservative Tim Walberg in 2008, represents a swing district.

Eyeing A Comeback, Former Rep. Walberg Holds Health Care Town Halls

Chris Savage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Savage

Although he holds no public office whatsoever, Walberg has been holding health care town hall meetings as he gets ready for a rematch in 2010 against Rep. Schauer.