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Study: Fatter Politicians Get Fewer Votes

“Weight is part of that impression that people form about others,” said study author Patricia Roehling.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2014

Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) is seen at a news conference (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images, File)

John Conyers Off Primary Ballot, Wayne County Clerk Rules

Clerk’s office staffers determined the longtime congressman only collected 600 valid petition signatures.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2014

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Report: U.S. Rep. John Conyers Filed Only 600 Valid Signatures

Wayne County Clerk staffers have determined Congressman John Conyers does not have enough valid signatures to have his name put on the August Primary ballot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2014

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Will Past Scandal Hurt Warren Evans’ Run For Wayne County Exec?

Political consultant Steve Hood says no. “…People in the player community wouldn’t say that was a mistake; she was beautiful…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2014

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2 More Hats In The Race For Wayne County Exec As Ficano, Evans Announce Bid

Former Detroit Police Chief Warren Evans and current Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano will make a run for the county’s top job.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2014

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder points to a chart during a media roundtable. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

It’s Official: Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Is Running For A 2nd Term

Snyder made it official, filing for reelection Thursday in Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2014

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Southfield Mayor Brenda Lawrence Announces Bid For Congress

Mayor Lawrence spoke with WWJ’s Chrystal Knight about her vision for the 14th Congressional District.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2014

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Campaign Bills Win Final OK From Mich. Legislature

Michigan lawmakers moved to raise maximum contributions to candidates for the first time in decades and keep intact rules so donors behind certain political ads can stay anonymous.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2013

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20-Pound Carp Loses Bid For Ann Arbor Council Seat

A fishy write-in campaign by a Tweeting 20-pound carp has failed in Ann Arbor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2013

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Detroit Has 5% Voter Turnout By Midday, 25% Expected

Five-and-a-half hours after the polls opened, the city’s department of elections reported a voter turnout of just five percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2013

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