Congress

Immigration
8:15 am
Mon June 23, 2014

WSW: 12 Year Old From Kalamazoo Discusses Arrest Over Immigration

Protest in Washington D.C.
Credit Michigan United

    

Esteban Verdugo says he doesn't want anyone else to experience what he did a year ago. 

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Election 2014
7:37 am
Thu June 5, 2014

WSW: Sixth Congressional District Republican Candidate Jim Bussler

JIm Bussler
Credit WMUK

Jim Bussler says he wants to represent Southwest Michigan in the U.S. House, not corporations or special interests. 

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6:52 am
Fri May 23, 2014

Congress Approves Legislation Classifying Great Lakes as "Unified System"

Justin Amash was only member of Michigan's delegation to vote against bill
Washington Congress passed bipartisan water legislation this week that will change how the Great Lakes are classified, which backers say will help shorten the dredging backlog in Michigan harbors.
9:13 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Initial Review Shows Conyers Qualified for Primary Ballot

Challenge remains over whether signatures were gathered by people not registered to vote
Washington U.S. Rep. John Conyers, the Detroit civil rights icon, has little room for error if he is to survive a challenge and make the August ballot for a possible 26th term in office. The official review of his petition signatures by the Wayne County Clerks Office found 1,193 of the 2,000 signatures he submitted are from valid registered voters in the 13th Congressional District.
6:13 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Questions Raised Over Conyers' Petition Signatures

People not registered to vote may have collected signatures to get long-time Democratic Congressman on ballot
Rev. Horace Sheffield, a congressional candidate hoping to beat U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Detroit, in the August primary, may have found the perfect solution. The Detroit Democrat is challenging the petition signatures filed by Conyers, claiming that two of the people circulating petitions for the 49-year veteran of Congress weren't registered voters when they collected the signatures.

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