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Robert Ficano sits down with WWJ's Vickie Thomas after conceding the primary election. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Robert Ficano Concedes To Warren Evans In Race For Wayne County Executive

After garnering only about six percent of the vote in the primary election, Wayne County executive Bob Ficano conceded to his likely successor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2014

A woman votes in this file photo. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Election Results: Library Millage Nixed, Public Transit Tax Gets Thumbs Up

A millage request to fund a $21.5 million expansion project of the Baldwin Public Library in Birmingham has been defeated.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2014

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Election Results: Voters Strike Down $50M Grosse Pointe School Bond

Voters in metro Detroit turned up by the dozen Tuesday to cast their ballots on a number of local issues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

(Mike Duggan campaign/Facebook photo)

Board Works To Certify Write-Ins In Detroit Mayor’s Race

Mike Duggan walked away as the leading vote-getter in the primary. Now, the process of certifying those results has begun.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2013

Opinion: Republicans Finally Admitting To Voter Suppression Efforts

It is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.

11/27/2012

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Opinion: Seceding From The Union Is Not A Good Idea

I find interest in the circus surrounding people in the fifty states of the Union petitioning to secede from the United States since President Barack Obama was reelected two weeks ago, I’ll be the first to admit that any state seceding from the Union is a terrible idea.

11/23/2012

President Barack Obama stands on stage with first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden after his victory speech on election night(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Happy Thanksgiving

The Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.

11/22/2012

Grover Norquist (Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Grover Puts Himself Before Party And Country

Grover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.

11/21/2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong Business

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.

11/20/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Parting Gift

On a conference call with donors Romney claimed that Obama won because he gave “gifts” to African Americans, Latinos and young voters.

11/15/2012

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