2014 election

7:57 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Center for Michigan's Truth Squad calls technical foul on ad critical of Governor Snyder

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Center's analysis finds no documentation for claim that tax breaks sent jobs overseas
Who Democratic Governors Association What "The Difference," a television ad promoting Mark Schauer for governor. The call Technical Foul
7:53 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Center for Michigan's Truth Squad calls technical foul on Governor Snyder's ad

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The center's analysis finds the governor is taking credit for a recovery that began before he took office.
Who: Rick Snyder for Michigan What: "Michigan's Comeback Kid," a television ad first aired during the Super Bowl promoting Rick Snyder for governor. Foul or no foul: Technical foul
9:29 pm
Sun February 2, 2014

Snyder Super Bowl ad says he's "Comeback kid"

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Spokesman for Democratic candidate Mark Schauer calls ad "Hail Mary." Notes Michigan has fourth worst unemployment rate in nation
LANSING, MI -- Four years ago, businessman Rick Snyder introduced himself to Michigan voters as "one tough nerd." Sunday night, the Republican governor rebranded himself as "the comeback kid" in a new Super Bowl commercial.
9:16 pm
Sun February 2, 2014

Michigan Republicans leading money race

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GOP has fundraising advantage over Democrats in races for statewide office, as well as state Senate
Lansing Republicans led by Gov. Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette out-raised Democrats in 2013 and enter the 2014 election year with substantially more on hand, campaign finance reports filed Friday with the Michigan Secretary of State show. The disparity has election implications for Democrats hoping to win back control of the House and the governorship.
7:34 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Democrats file campaign finance complaint against Senate candidate Land

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The complaint centers on possible coordination between Land's campaign for U.S. Senate and Super PACs.
Lansing As Michigans U.S. Senate race heats up, the state Democratic Party on Thursday filed the first campaign complaint of the election cycle against Republican Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land for alleged coordination with outside groups.