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Brenda Lawrence Defeats Christina Conyers In Michigan Congressional Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Christina Conyers was defeated by Democrat Brenda Lawrence Tuesday in the race to fill the Congressional seat held by Rep. Gary Peters (D-M...

Brenda Lawrence Wins Michigan Congressional Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Brenda Lawrence defeated Republican Christina Conyers in Tuesday's midterm election. Lawrence and Conyers were facing off to represent Mic...

Dave Trott Defeats Bobby McKenzie In Michigan Congressional Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Bobby McKenzie was defeated by Republican Dave Trott in the midterm election Tuesday to represent Michigan's 11th District in Congress. I...

Dave Trott Wins Michigan Midterm Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Dave Trott defeated Democrat Bobby McKenzie and incumbent Rep. Kerry Bentivolio, who ran as a write-in candidate, in the race to represent ...

Candice Miller Keeps House Seat

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Candice Miller (R-Mich.) defeated Democrat Chuck Stadler in Tuesday's Congressional election. Miller represents Michigan's 10th District and h...

Sander Levin Elected For 17th Term In Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Sander Levin (D-Mich.) defeated Republican George Brikho in Tuesday's midterm election. Levin represents Michigan's 9th District in Congress, ...

Mike Bishop Wins Seat Of Retiring Rep. Mike Rogers

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Eric Schertzing lost to Republican Mike Bishop Tuesday in the race to represent Michigan's 8th District in Congress. Rep. Mike Rogers (R),...

Mike Bishop Wins Mike Rogers' House Seat

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Mike Bishop defeated Democrat Eric Schertzing in Tuesday's midterm elections. Bishop and Schertzing were facing off to represent Michig...

Tim Walberg Defeats Pam Byrnes In Michigan Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Pam Byrnes lost to incumbent Rep. Tim Walberg (R) in the midterm race to represent Michigan's 7th District in Congress Tuesday. Byrnes is ...

Tim Walberg Keeps His House Seat

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Mich.) defeated Democrat Pam Byrnes in Tuesday's midterm election. Walberg, who represents Michigan's 7th District, was first ...

Fred Upton Keeps His Seat In Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) won his bid for re-election to Congress in Tuesday's midterm election. He defeated Democrat Paul Clements. Upton was firs...

Michigan Dem Keeps His House Seat

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) held onto his seat in Congress and defeated Republican Allen Hardwick in Tuesday's midterm election. Kildee has represent...

Republican House Candidate In Michigan Pulls Off A Win

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican John Moolenaar defeated Democrat Jeff Holmes in Tuesday's race to represent Michigan's 4th District in Congress. Moolenaar serves in the...

Justin Amash Defeats Democratic Challenger

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) defeated Democratic challenger Bob Goodrich in Tuesday's midterm election. Amash, who represents Michigan's 3rd Distric...

Rep. Bill Huizenga Keeps His Seat

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Mich.) defeated Democrat Dean Vanderstelt in Tuesday's midterm election for Congress. Huizenga was first elected to Congress...

Jerry Cannon Defeated By Dan Benishek In 2014 Michigan Election For Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Jerry Cannon, a retired general and former sheriff of Kalkaska County, Michigan, was defeated by U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek (R) in Tuesday's midt...

Dan Benishek Defeats Jerry Cannon In Michigan Midterm Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Dan Benishek (R-Mich.) won a third term in Congress in Tuesday's midterm election. Benishek defeated Democrat Jerry Cannon. He was first elect...

Debbie Dingell Will Replace Husband In Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Republican Terry Bowman was defeated by Democrat Debbie Dingell in Tuesday's midterm election. Dingell will represent Michigan's 12 District in Congre...

Debbie Dingell Will Replace Husband In Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Democrat Debbie Dingell defeated Republican Terry Bowman in the midterm Congressional election on Tuesday. Dingell and Bowman were facing off to re...

John Conyers Wins Reelection

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) defeated Republican Jeff Gorman in the midterm race to represent Michigan's 13th District Tuesday. Conyers' campaign wa...

New Emergency Manager Law Passes House

Posted 12.13.2012 | Detroit

Michigan legislators approved legislation Wednesday that strengthens the state's controls over financially struggling municipalities and schools, desp...

State House Passes Controversial Union Bill

Posted 12.06.2012 | Detroit

Members of the Michigan House quickly voted in favor of a new bill Thursday evening that would make Michigan a right-to-work state, as Democratic repr...

New State Rep. Has A Criminal History

Posted 11.07.2012 | Detroit

Brian Banks, an eight-time convicted felon, emerged victorious at the polls Tuesday in the race for Michigan's new 1st district state House seat, winn...

Is The Plan To Turn On Detroit's Lights Already Dead?

Detroit News | Posted 12.15.2012 | Detroit

The city's long-term plan for fixing broken streetlights is on hold, but Mayor Dave Bing says he's continuing to press state lawmakers to help find th...

Text Messages Implicate Speaker And State Rep In Election Fraud

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.19.2012 | Detroit

While a fiery prosecutor's report condemns their actions and Democrats call for their resignations, it appears that, for the moment, Michigan House Sp...