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Brenda Lawrence

Southfield Mayor Lawrence Wins US House Seat

The seat is being vacated by Democrat Gary Peters, who ran for U.S. Senate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2014

Debbie Dingell, wife of U.S. Rep. John Dingell (D-MI), 87, the longest serving member of Congress in U.S. history, attends a luncheon where Dingell announced his retirement February 24, 2014 in Southgate, Michigan. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Dingell Wins Husband’s 12th District House Seat

Democrat Debbie Dingell has won the 12th District House seat to succeed her husband, John, who is retiring as the longest-serving member of Congress.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2014

Sander Levin (Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Detroit-Area US Rep. Sander Levin Wins 17th Term

The 83-year-old Democrat won his 17th term Tuesday, easily defeating Republican business owner George Brikho and two other candidates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2014

Facebook has created a virtual "I Voted" sticker for users. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

The Internet Goes All Out For The 2014 General Election

Facebook and Google are giving users the opportunity to let others know they voted, and assist voters in finding their polling place.

CBS Detroit–11/04/2014

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Election Day In Metro Detroit: What’s On The Ballot

From the governor’s race and a seat in the U.S. Senate to marijuana legalization and tax hikes for road repairs, here’s a look at what’s at stake.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/04/2014

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Digital Ballots? Online Elections May Be Just A Decade Away

University of Michigan computer science professor Alex Halderman says that safe, reliable online voting is at least 10 years away.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2014

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Guide: What’s At Stake In Michigan Elections

Unlike 2010, when the outsider venture capitalist rolled to an 18-point victory, Snyder faces a tougher challenge from seasoned campaigner Mark Schauer, the Democratic nominee.

CBS Detroit–11/03/2014

US President Barack Obama arrives to speak at a Democratic campaign rally for US Senate candidate Gary Peters (R) and candidate for Michigan Governor Mark Schauer (L) at the Matthaei Center at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, November 1, 2014. Obama is campaigning for Democrats ahead of the November 4 midterm elections. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB

Obama Rallies Wayne State Crowd To Vote For Schauer, Peters On Tuesday

About 6,000 people cheered Obama, as he rallied for Schauer and Senate candidate Gary Peters. Obama said that the economy is good-shape, but could be better.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2014

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GOP, In Final Push, Says Michigan Growing Again

A crowd of activists joined U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land, Attorney General Bill Schuette and other Republicans at their launch of a “Comeback State” trip Saturday in Lansing.

CBS Detroit–11/01/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Urges Snyder’s Defeat Despite Common Ground

Snyder’s criticism directed toward Obama is typically a broader critique of “Washington” and its culture of political infighting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2014

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