Politics

6:23 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Outside Groups Spend Big on TV Ads in Michigan

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Director of Michigan Campaign Finance Network says Supreme Court rulings have opened the door to more independent spending in state campaigns
Michigan voters were exposed to nearly $18 million in television ads about the candidates for governor and U.S. Senate during the first six months of the year about one-fifth of the spending came from the candidates themselves.
Election 2014
7:32 am
Mon June 30, 2014

WSW: State House Democratic Candidate Dave Morgan

Dave Morgan
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WestSouthwest with Dave Morgan

Dave Morgan has never held elected office, but is former Chairman of the Calhoun County Democratic Party. He wants to represent the state House District which includes Battle Creek. 

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Election 2014
9:00 am
Thu June 26, 2014

WSW: Republican State House Candidate Vic Potter

Vic Potter
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WestSouthwest with Vic Potter

Vic Potter has been on the Marshall School Board 12 years, and has been president of the board for the last eight years. 

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Election 2014
8:50 am
Thu June 26, 2014

WSW: State House Republican Candidate Art Kale

Art Kale
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WestSouthwest with Art Kale

Art Kale's employment experience includes the auto supply business. He also worked on the White House advance team during the last three years of the Bush administration. 

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6:33 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Snyder Campaign Fires Intern Who Tried to Volunteer for Democrat Mark Schauer

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Snyder campaign says intern acted on his own
LANSING, MI -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's re-election campaign has parted ways with an intern who tried to volunteer for Democratic challenger Mark Schauer in an apparent attempt to infiltrate the rival campaign.

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