Gary Peters

Cong. Gary Peters is hoping to win the seat of retiring U.S. Sen. Carl Levin. Peters if facing former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land in the contest. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

Sen. Gary Peters Gives Graduation Speech At Alma College

Peters, who was elected in November, was the commencement speaker Saturday at the small college in central Michigan. He graduated from Alma from 1980, and his father also graduated from the school in 1938.

CBS Detroit–04/18/2015

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Stabenow, Peters Oppose Canadian Plan To Bury Nuclear Waste Near Lake Huron

“Canada’s proposed nuclear waste dump on the shores of Lake Huron puts our Great Lakes at risk of radioactive contamination…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2015

Gary Peters

Sen. Peters Introduces Bi-Partisan Bill To Give Small Businesses Tax Credits For Employing Military Reservists

A bill introduced today by U.S. Sen. Gary Peters would give a tax credit for small businesses that provide differential pay to military reservists and National Guard members called to serve in active duty.

CBS Detroit–03/04/2015

NAIAS chairman Scott Lariche and Rod Alberts on their way to officially open the NAIAS. Paul Pytlowany was there to capture it all. (credit: Ken Bryant/CBS 62)

‘Michigan Matters’ Exclusive: Ford, Barra, Snyder, Gilbert, Fields Headline Fast-paced Auto Show

A virtual who’s who among Metro Detroit’s power brokers join host Carol Cain and the rest of the “Michigan Matters” crew as they crisscross Cobo Center this week at the North American International Auto Show.

01/16/2015

Gary Peters is officially sworn in to the U.S. Senate by Vice President Joe Biden. (Source: Sen. Gary Peters)

Michigan’s Gary Peters Is Lone Democrat Out Of 13 New US Senators

Michigan has its first new U.S. senator in 14 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2015

WASHINGTON - MAY 10:  Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill May 10, 2010 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Carl Levin Gives Emotional Speech As He Leaves The Senate, Momentarily Breaks Down

Levin, 80, was chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee and was named by “Time Magazine” as one of the nation’s best Senators in 2006.

CBS Detroit–12/12/2014

Gary Peters speaks to supporters -- after winning the U.S. Senate seat in Michigan. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

Gary Peters Fills The Seat Of Retiring Democrat Carl Levin

A Democrat is retaining the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Democrat Carl Levin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/04/2014

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

Cong. Gary Peters and GOP U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land appear on an episode of "Michigan Matters" to talk about the final days of their campaigns. (credit: James C. Turner/CBS 62)

‘Michigan Matters’ Exclusive: Peters Vs. Land – The Senate Candidates Sound Off

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land and Democratic challenger Cong. Gary Peters took to the “Michigan Matters” set and talked about issues impacting Michigan and what it will take to win on Nov. 4.

10/31/2014

US President Barack Obama makes a statement for the press after a meeting at Andrews Air Force Base October 14, 2014 in Maryland. Obama and Gen. Martin Dempsey, US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, met with foreign military leaders from 21 countries to discus solutions for dealing with the Islamic State militant threat. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Speak At Wayne State On Saturday; FREE Tickets Available Wednesday

President Barack Obama will campaign in Detroit on Saturday for U.S. Senate candidate Gary Peters and gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2014

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