Former Michigan Congressman Pete Hoekstra has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, overcoming a challenge from two Republicans who questioned his record as a conservative.
Michigan voters on Tuesday began choosing the Republican who will take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow in November and deciding several key congressional primary races, including challenges that could lead to one or both of the state’s black congressmen losing their jobs.
Michigan voters will choose a Republican to take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow and could change history by dropping one or both of the state’s two black congressmen in Tuesday’s primary election.
A federal magistrate says a 53-year-old ex-convict from Flint accused of threatening to kill three Michigan members of Congress is competent to stand trial.
Carol Cain profiles Randy Hekman, one of the three Republicans vying for the U.S. Senate in Michigan’s Aug 7th primary. The winner will take on Sen. Debbie Stabenow in the November contest.
“I am the only Republican who has had Democrats, Independents, Republicans, and Tea Party people who have signed and circulated petitions, given and raised money,” Durant says.
This week on Michigan Matters we’ll look at the red hot GOP Senate race as candidates Clark Durant, Pete Hoekstra, and Randy Hekman explain why they should be chosen to face Senator Debbie Stabenow in the fall.
That U.S. Senate contest promises to be a barn burner with the country tuning in during the final 100 day stretch of this historic 2012 election season as barrels of cash are projected to be poured into the race.
After representing Michigan’s most conservative congressional district for nearly two decades, Pete Hoekstra contends his Republican opponents “are totally off base” in trying to convince voters they’re farther to the right.
Fruit growers in 72 of Michigan’s 83 counties are now eligible for low-cost loans after extreme winter and spring weather devastated crops.