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Michigan Elections Take Shape At Filing Deadline

Michigan’s top-of-the-ticket gubernatorial and U.S. Senate candidates can look ahead to November while many others vying for the largest number of open U.S. House seats in 22 years must first survive the August primary.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2014

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Congressional Primary Races Fill Up For Open Seats

Four Michigan representatives will exit the U.S. House in January, leaving their congressional seats with wide open races after years of stability.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2014

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Michigan Democrats: Grant Federal Benefits To Same-Sex Newlyweds

Six state Democrats in Michigan’s congressional delegation are asking U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed last weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

Michael David Elliot escaped from the Ionia Correctional Facility. (credit: Michigan Dept. Of Corrections OTIS)

State Democrats Want Answers In Convicted Killer’s Escape

Michigan Democrats will launch an independent investigation into the escape of Michael Elliot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2014

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Did The Privatization Of Food Service In Michigan Prisons Contribute To Prison Break?

Senator Glenn Anderson says scaling back perimeter patrols was “foolish” — security is weaker because food services have been privatized.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2014

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Republicans Costing Taxpayers $7 Million A Day Say Senate Dems

Michigan is losing seven million dollars a day, according to Senate Democrats,

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/20/2014

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Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

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Bolger: Party Switch Itself ‘Not A Mistake’

A former Michigan lawmaker’s switch to the Republican Party just before an election deadline was itself “not a mistake” but the plotting around it was, said state House Speaker Jase Bolger.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2013

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Local Government Officials Don’t Trust State, Feds

A new survey of Michigan’s local government officials shows that trust in state and local government is strongly partisan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2013

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Driving In Detroit? Expect To Pay Highest Auto Insurance In Country

With high auto insurance rates in Detroit, among the highest in the nation, some Democratic state legislators say they have ideas for real reform.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2013

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