Politics

Election 2014
9:47 am
Thu October 23, 2014

WSW: Libertarian Erwin Haas Seeks Congressional Seat

Erwin Haas
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Erwin Haas says being a Libertarian allows him to "say the truth, and sort of save my soul."   

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6:28 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Poll Gives Peters Double-Digit Lead in Senate Race

Latest survey continues trend of Democratic Congressman leading Republican Terri Lynn Land
WASHINGTON - Not so long ago, it appeared Terri Lynn Land had a respectable shot at capturing Michigan's open U.S. Senate seat for the Republican Party. But, as it stands now, if Land were to beat the Democratic nominee, U.S. Rep. Gary Peters of Bloomfield Township, it would come as an Election Day upset.
6:25 am
Thu October 23, 2014

No Debate Scheduled for Upton and Clements

League of Women Voters says this year is exception to Upton's long record of participating in candidate events
Until Wednesday, Susan Gilbert still had hopes of a wide-open, full-fledged debate between U.S. Rep. Fred Upton and his Democratic challenger before the Nov. 4 election. It isn't going to happen. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety.
8:27 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Third Congressional District Candidates Debate in Battle Creek

Candidates discuss taxes, immigration, foreign policy and more at Burnham Brook Center
As U.S. Rep. Justin Amash pushed his commitment to transparency and the Constitution, his Democratic challenger Bob Goodrich said the congressman's narrow focus on procedure has ignored the consequences. And, to likely no one's surprise, the candidates for the 3rd Congressional District traded opposing views on the role of federal government.
8:17 am
Wed October 22, 2014

National Journal Asks if Congressman Fred Upton is Really in Political Danger

No independent polling has been done on race
Voters in Southwest Michigan could be forgiven if they confused Rep. Fred Upton's first TV ad of 2014 with a heart-tugging charity pitch. The spot features a pair of young girls who suffer from spinal muscular atrophy, showing their inspiring efforts to overcome daily challenges and repeating their mantra-"I can and I will."

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