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  1. Familiar faces square off in Democratic primary for Peters' seat

    Three former and current Democratic elected officials are battling to replace U.S. Rep. Gary Peters of Bloomfield Township in the Aug. 5 primary, and they aren't shy about mixing it up.

  2. Cavanagh vows to press challenge to Evans' residency despite judge's warning

    Detroit — The chief judge of the 3rd Circuit Court had harsh words Monday for Wayne County executive candidate Phil Cavanagh and his attorney as he dismissed a lawsuit challenging the residency of Warren Evans, one of his opponents.

    • 6:05 PM, Jul. 27, 2014
    • Elections

    Four Democrats fight for nomination for 11th District House seat

    Four Democrats are fighting to be their party's candidate for the congressional seat held by U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio, whom the Capitol Hill tabloid Roll Call estimates has at least a 50 percent chance of not being re-elected.

  3. Macomb County voters face millage requests

    Officials from Eastpointe and Mount Clemens are urging residents to support millage issues Aug. 5 that they say could stave off financial crises in the two Macomb County cities.

    • 8:51 PM, Jul. 27, 2014
    • Elections

    Former allies battle for state Senate District 2

    Lansing — Democratic Sen. Bert Johnson is locked in a bitter re-election battle with former ally John Olumba, a state representative who perplexed Democrats by declaring himself a political independent in 2013 to work with the Republican House speaker.

    • 11:45 PM, Jul. 25, 2014
    • Elections

    Snyder has $2.2M cash lead over Schauer

    Lansing Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has a nearly $2.2 million campaign cash advantage over Democratic challenger Mark Schauer heading into the final 100 days of the gubernatorial campaign.

    • 11:22 PM, Jul. 24, 2014
    • Elections

    Grand Rapids businessman Ellis puts up his own money to challenge Amash

    Grand Rapids-area businessman Brian Ellis has mounted a fierce Republican primary challenge against U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, portraying the maverick congressman's unpredictable voting pattern as 'bizarre' and out of touch with 3rd Congressional District voters.

    • 10:11 AM, Jul. 28, 2014
    • Elections

    Kesto complains about rival's message on van

    First-term state Rep. Klint Kesto is pushing back on a Republican primary challenge in Oakland County by accusing his chief rival of violating a state law prohibiting candidates from implying they're an incumbent in campaign advertising.

  4. Three GOP candidates battle to face incumbent Hackel for Macomb Co. exec

    Three Republican candidates are vying for the chance to take on Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel in the November general election.

  5. House District 10 candidates' agenda: Schools, infrastructure

    Detroit — Five candidates will face off in the Aug. 5 Democratic primary in the race to fill Rep. Phil Cavanagh's open seat in a district covering part of Wayne County.

  6. Arab-American group alleges discrimination over Dearborn Heights absentee ballots

    Dearborn Heights An advocacy group is asking state and federal authorities to investigate allegations that Dearborn Heights officials purposely prevented Arab-Americans from obtaining absentee ballots.

  7. Conyers ramps up as Sheffield presses on

    Detroit — U.S. Rep. John Conyers is campaigning more vigorously than normal for a 26th term, after a political scare a month ago nearly sidetracked his quest to be the first black dean of Congress.

  8. 14th District race packed with action, but there's little attention

    Michigan's 14th Congressional District is a test-tube baby, conceived by gerrymandering to favor Democrats. Misshapen and geographically bizarre, it wends its way from Pontiac to Farmington Hills to Grosse Pointe. Its midsection — in Southfield and a chunk of Detroit — swells like a boa constrictor after a hearty meal.

  9. Power of incumbency difficult to overcome

    Washington Congress is wildly unpopular. In fact, two-thirds of Americans want their House member booted. And the tea party is dogging longtime Republican lawmakers. So incumbents are sweating out this year's election, right?

  10. High spending, low turnouts mark primaries

    The midterm election primary season is drawing record-low voter turnout in some states, a sign perhaps, of widespread apathy in both parties ahead of ...

  11. Democrat Schauer admits voting in '12 GOP presidential primary

    Lansing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer admitted today he voted Republican in Michigan's 2012 presidential primary, but declined to say whom he voted ...

  12. Court date set for challenge to Evans residency

    Detroit — Wayne County executive candidate Warren Evans has a Friday court date scheduled over a challenge to his residency.

  13. Officials say SMART buses' future rides on tax vote

    Detroit The regional bus service SMART is asking voters for a tax increase in three counties and warns that if the millage fails, so does the entire system.

  14. Democratic Party releases footage it says came from Mich. GOP 'spies' targeting candidates

    The Democratic Party on Tuesday released more footage it uncovered from a hidden camera scheme the Michigan Republican Party has been operating against state ...

  15. District 27 state representative candidate submits petitions to get pot initiatives on ballot

    Huntington Woods —A state representative hopeful said Tuesday he has delivered on his promise to get the marijuana issue on local ballots of his district by this fall.

  16. Evans announces pastor endorsements for Wayne executive race

    Detroit — Wayne County Executive candidate Warren Evans on Tuesday announced the endorsement of more than a dozen local pastors.

  17. Road funding a key issue for Oakland Dems in state House primary

    A licensed medical marijuana caregiver, an investment adviser, an attorney, a union leader and an insurance agent are the Democrats competing for an Oakland ...

  18. Attacks by Land, Peters in Mich. Senate race focus on spending

    GOP Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land launched a new campaign ad Tuesday accusing her Democratic rival Rep. Gary Peters of being a 'roadblock' to Michigan.

    • 7:07 PM, Jul. 21, 2014
    • Elections

    Land returning to D.C. for fundraiser as money race heats up

    Washington — Michigan Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land is returning to Washington this week to hold another fundraiser with a GOP senator to raise money — just days after ...

    • 11:13 PM, Jul. 20, 2014
    • Elections

    District 11 barbs fly for GOP primary

    U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio is trying to show his 2012 election wasn't a fluke, although his Republican primary opponent has outspent him by a 20-1 margin in ...

    • 10:17 PM, Jul. 20, 2014
    • Elections

    2 challenge district court judge in Novi

    The race for a seat in Novi's 52-1 District Court is heating up as two challengers take on an incumbent judge whose behavior has recently come under fire.

    • 4:20 PM, Jul. 18, 2014
    • Elections

    Peters: Kochs spending against his senatorial campaign to 'continue their polluting ways'

    Detroit U.S. Rep. Gary Peters said Friday billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch are spending millions of dollars to defeat his candidacy for the U.S. to ...

  19. District 7 House seat draws large, diverse field of Democrats

    Detroit — The wife of the outgoing state House member, a school board vice president, insurance agent and author are among the Democratic candidates vying to ...

  20. Video: Republicans caught using spy glasses at Schauer campaign fundraiser

    For the third time this year, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer is accusing Republicans of attempting to spy on his campaign.

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