Carl Levin

4:52 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Senator Levin Says Goodbye To U.S. Senate

Michigan Senator Carl Levin has served the longest term of any U.S. Senator for Michigan in the state’s history.
During what will likely be his final speech on the Senate floor, U.S. Sen. Carl Levin reflected Friday morning on his decades of public service and his hopes for the legislative body. "I will love my work until my last day here and...I will leave here with unabashed confidence in the Senate's ability to weather storms and meet the nation's needs," Levin said.
5:10 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Levin Wanted IRS to Check Out Nonprofits on Left and Right

The Detroit News says a closer look at documents posted by the group Judicial Watch shows Levin wasn't targeting conservatives, as that group had claimed.
A conservative watchdog group released documents Wednesday it claims show U.S. Sen. Carl Levin exerting pressure on the Internal Revenue Service to shut down conservative-leaning groups, but a closer look at the documents shows the Detroit Democrat asked the same questions of liberal organizations.
8:19 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Dingell and Levin Stepping Down Changes Michigan's Clout in Washington

Republican members of Michigan's delegation, including West Michigan Representative Fred Upton hold key positions in the House
Washington The retirements of Rep. John Dingell the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history and Michigans senior senator, Carl Levin, promise to reshape the states political clout and pose a challenge to the states shrinking congressional delegation.
12:46 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Land is Republican Party's likely candidate for Senate next year

Land will run for Senate seat held by Democrat Carl Levin, who is retiring next year
Mackinac Island - Two years ago Terri Lynn Land ferried into the island as the woman in the wings among a half-dozen men campaigning for U.S. Senate. This past weekend, however, the former secretary of state stepped into the Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference in the starring role.
5:31 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

State lawmakers join effort to free Flint man in Iran prison

Amir Hekmati has been in jail in Iran for two years.
Supporters of a Flint man jailed in Iran for two years held a fund-raiser Wednesday night to help keep his memory alive and put pressure on Iran's government to free him. At the dinner at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial in Grosse Pointe Farms, U.S. Sen.