Mark Schauer

9:49 am
Sun January 26, 2014

Democrats look to balance state ticket

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A candidate for Governor from Battle Creek and Attorney General hopeful from Kalamazoo could influence other nominations
LANSING - While Democrat Mark Schauer is busy raising money, developing policy plans and putting his campaign plan into high gear for the upcoming race for governor, he's also quietly beginning the delicate task of choosing a running mate. There are many things for the Democratic gubernatorial candidate to consider, like geography, gender and race.
1:03 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Democrats work to get message out ahead of State of the State address

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Gubernatorial candidate calls for investment in public education and increase in minimum wage
LANSING, MI -- Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mark Schauer and a 'fake Rick Snyder' took a few jabs at the Michigan governor Thursday morning ahead of his annual State of the State address. Schauer, who served in the state Legislature before winning a term in the U.S.
8:10 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Questions raised about Schauer's support among Democrats

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Schauer campaign not commenting on story that UAW president urged State Senator Gretchen Whitmer to enter race
Lansing United Auto Workers president Bob King recently asked state Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer to run for governor, even though most Democratic leaders have coalesced around the candidacy of former U.S. Rep. Mark Schauer. Whitmer turned down King, citing her decision a year ago to not run for governor and focus on raising her young children, according to a Whitmer aide.
7:57 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Democratic candidate for governor Mark Schauer to seek public financing

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No current plans to accept public financing for general election
LANSING - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer is seeking public funding for his campaign, meaning he likely will be subject to a $2 million spending limit, at least until the August primary. Zack Pohl, a Schauer spokesman, said the candidate is seeking close to $1 million in public funding for the primary election, for which Schauer has no opponent.
9:50 pm
Sun December 22, 2013

Michigan's governor's race to attract national attention in 2014

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No incumbent governor has been defeated in Michigan since John Engler beat Jim Blanchard in 1990
LANSING - It has been a tumultuous three years in Michigan government marked by new taxes on pension income, removal of business taxes for most corporations, and angry protests when an incubator of the organized labor movement was made a right-to-work state.