Election 2014

7:22 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Biden to Participate in Detroit Labor Day Celebration

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Detroit Labor Day Parade has traditionally attracted politicians
For the second time in three years, Vice President Joe Biden will be in Detroit for Labor Day. Sources with knowledge of the planning for organized labor's biggest annual event confirmed that Biden will speak after this year's Labor Day parade in Detroit. The parade and subsequent speeches are designed to celebrate the achievements of American workers.
7:14 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Wolf Hunt Vote Continues Debate Over Ballot Measures

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House could vote this week to uphold the wolf hunt in the Upper Peninsula
Lansing The state increasingly is embroiled in a debate about whether controversial issues such as wolf hunting and mandatory union dues payments should be decided by elected officials reflecting their constituents wishes or directly by the people at the voting booth.
9:12 pm
Sun August 24, 2014

Kalamazoo Attorney Mark Totten Formally Accepts AG Nomination

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Democrats wrapped their state convention on Sunday
LANSING, MI -- The Michigan Democratic Party on Sunday made official its candidates for statewide offices including Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General and Secretary of State. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer won a standing ovation from the crowd of around a thousand Democrats gathered at the Lansing Center.
4:14 pm
Sat August 23, 2014

Lt. Governor Calley Wins Nomination at Republican Convention

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Calley won more than 60% of vote, fending off challenge from Wes Nakagiri
Lt. Gov. Brian Calley fought off a challenge from tea party favorite Wes Nakagiri at the Michigan Republican Party’s state convention today and will remain on the ticket with Gov. Rick Snyder in the November election.
6:27 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Top Aide to Governor Rick Snyder Claimed Principal Property Tax Exemption in Two States

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Democrats have called for independent investigation for possible fraud
LANSING, MI -- A top aide to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder who ran for a Republican precinct delegate post this month in Bath Township is registered to vote in two states and has reportedly claimed principal property tax exemptions in each.