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Paul Clements says he wasn’t sure if he would run for Congress again this year. But the Western Michigan University Political Science Professor says he brings the “strongest package” for winning in the 6th Congressional District, and pushing an agenda in Congress to improve well-being of people in the district.


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George Franklin says a new tone and new direction are needed in Washington, and says he is someone who can make a difference in Congress. Franklin is one of six Democrats running in Southwest Michigan’s 6th Congressional district.


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David Benac says Democrats won’t have more money than Republican Congressman Fred Upton this fall, and he says the party won’t win the Congressional seat by finding the most moderate candidate.


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(MPRN-Lansing) Congressman John Conyers will face an ethics investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and using taxpayer money to cover it up. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The ranking Democrat on the US House Oversight Committee wants to subpoena Governor Rick Snyder. Rep. Elijah Cummins (D-MD) says the governor has not been forthcoming about when he first knew about a fatal outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease in Genesee County. 

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