Politics

Election 2014
8:10 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Incumbent Congressional Candidates Hold Money Advantage for Final Weeks

Credit WMUK

Campaign finance reports show incumbent Congressional candidates hold a large fundraising advantage of their challengers. 

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7:27 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Hillary Clinton in Michigan Thursday, Bill Clinton Coming Next Week

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High profile figures from both parties have been campaigning in Michigan before mid-term elections
President Barack Obama will make a campaign stop in the Detroit area in the final week of the midterm campaign, while former President Bill Clinton will stump in Flint next week. The White House confirmed Wednesday that the president will make the Metro Detroit visit as part of a series of events in at least four states. The former president's visit was confirmed by a high-ranking Democratic source.
7:24 am
Thu October 16, 2014

State House Candidates Discuss Roads, Education and More at Gazette Forum

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Candidates are from four districts that are entirely, or partially in Kalamazoo County
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Local candidates seeking election to the state House got another chance to share their views on education and road funding with potential voters during a forum Wednesday at the Kalamazoo Gazette hub. The hour-long event featured every state House candidate in Kalamazoo County's 60th, 61st, 63rd and 66th Districts.
6:15 am
Thu October 16, 2014

President Obama to Campaign For Democrats in Michigan During Campaign's Final Week

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Michigan on Thursday to campaign
President Barack Obama will visit metro Detroit in the final week of the campaign season to stump for Democratic candidates who clearly aren't worried about being linked to a president some of his critics have suggested might be a liability on thte campaign trail.
6:54 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Republicans, Democrats Work to Make Sure Absentee Ballots Are Cast

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Sophisticated systems are used to track where absentee ballots have been requested
Lansing - The Michigan Republican and Democratic parties are vigorously courting absentee voters this fall as the Nov. 4 election could be decided by which party gets more partisan loyalists to cast ballots. Ballots for voters who can't make it to the polls on Election Day have been arriving in mailboxes across Michigan for the past three weeks.

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