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  1. Snyder to hold series of town hall meetings ahead of election

    Lansing Gov. Rick Snyder plans to hold a series of town hall meetings across the state this fall, answering question from voters and his Democratic opponent Mark Schauer is invited to join him.

    • 12:11 PM, Sep. 17, 2014
    • POLITICS+GOVERNMENT
    • Elections

    Land to launch debate talks with Peters

    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land has chosen an adviser to negotiate at least one televised debate with Democratic Congressman Gary Peters in a race that may help determine whether Democrats maintain control of the chamber.

  2. Bentivolio 'seriously considering' write-in campaign

    U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio is 'seriously considering' a write-in campaign for Congress after suffering a huge double-digit loss in the GOP primary a month ago, he told Lansing newsletter MIRS.

  3. Embattled Novi judge wins support from Oakland Co. officials

    Novi A veteran district judge criticized earlier this year for his handling of his docket continues to pick up re-election endorsements including bipartisan support from three countywide officials.

  4. Land bets on no-show strategy

    Terri Lynn Land's no-show strategy for a U.S. Senate seat is a weird dare to Michigan voters: She's gambling you won't notice her near total disappearance from the campaign trail.

  5. Snyder ad says recovery will last generations

    Lansing Gov. Rick Snyder is launching a new campaign ad that says Michigan's recovery will last for generations.

    • 10:48 AM, Sep. 10, 2014
    • POLITICS+GOVERNMENT
    • Elections

    Poll: Peters grows lead on Land in Senate bid; gov race tight

    U.S. Rep. Gary Peters has a double-digit lead over Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land in a new poll, as another onslaught of television ads was launched against him in Michigan's heated U.S. Senate race.

    • 10:03 AM, Sep. 10, 2014
    • POLITICS+GOVERNMENT
    • Elections

    Poll: Michigan governor's race close; Peters widens lead

    Lansing Gov. Rick Snyder has a less than 2-percentage-point lead over Democratic challenger Mark Schauer, according to a new statewide poll, after losing ground in recent weeks as outside groups stepped up attacks on both candidates.

    • 10:47 PM, Sep. 9, 2014
    • POLITICS+GOVERNMENT
    • Elections

    Schuette edges Totten for Michigan AG in latest poll

    The Michigan attorney general's race is close, while Secretary of State Ruth Johnson has a 6-percentage-point lead over her Democratic challenger, according to a new Detroit News-WDIV (Local 4) poll.

    • 11:41 AM, Sep. 9, 2014
    • POLITICS+GOVERNMENT
    • Elections

    Milliken endorses Snyder, which may boost effort to woo independents

    Lansing Gov. Rick Snyder's efforts to woo independent voters received a boost Tuesday when former Gov. William Milliken endorsed his re-election.

    • 11:36 PM, Aug. 31, 2014
    • POLITICS+GOVERNMENT
    • Elections

    Labor stokes Democratic support for Michigan governor, U.S. Senate races

    Lansing After bruising defeats in 2012, organized labor has rearmed for this fall's electoral battle to try to keep an open U.S. Senate seat in the Democratic column and dethrone the Republican governor who made Michigan a right-to-work state.

    • 8:49 AM, Aug. 27, 2014
    • POLITICS+GOVERNMENT
    • Elections

    Land proposes cutting 75 percent of federal gas tax

    Washington Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land proposed Tuesday taking away control of 75% of the 18.4-cents-a-gallon federal gas tax from Uncle Sam and letting states like Michigan decide how to spend it.

  6. Dems launch new ad attacking Terri Lynn Land on support for women

    Democrats are launching a new television campaign ad Wednesday that challenges Terri Lynn Land's positions on issues important to women.

  7. Peters touts independence, avoids criticizing Land by name in first TV ad

    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Gary Peters is launching his first general election TV ad Tuesday, touting what he says is his independence from party leaders and avoiding criticism of his opponent by name.

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