Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) arrives at a news conference June 3, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Democrat Sanders On Low End Of Earners Among Candidates

Bernie Sanders got less than $2,000 total for three speaking appearances since last fall according to documents filed.

CBS Detroit–07/16/2015

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Eliminating Tax Credits For Low-Income Families Part Of New Republican Plan To Fix Roads

“We can do it – if we have the will to prioritize,” said House Speak Kevin Cotter.

CBS Detroit–05/13/2015

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Founder Of 5-Hour Energy Drink Is Big Political Donor

The billionaire founder of the 5-hour Energy drink and his Michigan-based companies have given millions to candidates for state office and political groups across the country, but he remains little-known in his home state.


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Michigan Democrats Introduce Government Transparency Bills

Democrats said Tuesday their bills would require personal financial disclosure for elected officials and the governor’s office

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2015

Former Michigan Rep. Mark Schauer. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62) FILE

Ex-Michigan Rep. Schauer To Lead Democrats’ Redistricting Effort

Former congressman and Michigan gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer will lead a national effort to position Democrats for success in the next round of redistricting after the 2020 census.


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AP Interview: Chairman Says Democrats Must ‘Start Winning’

Lon Johnson says campaign tactics are important, but “we’ve got to show voters what they will get when they vote for a Democrat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2015

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Analysis: Lackluster Turnout For Schauer Hurt Dems

Democrats’ plan to spoil Gov. Rick Snyder’s re-election was clear from the beginning: coax a lot more of their sporadic voters to cast ballots this time around. It didn’t work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2014

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Lead In Race For Governor Flip-Flops In Favor Of Snyder

The Democrats are pulling out all the stops with former President Bill Clinton in Michigan Wednesday and President Obama visiting prior to the election.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2014

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Dems, GOP Vie For Control Of Michigan Legislature

The fight for House control in the Nov. 4 election will determine the ease or difficulty with which Republican Gov. Rick Snyder or Democratic challenger Mark Schauer can enact his agenda in the next Legislature.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2014

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