U.S. Rep. Gary Peters won a faceoff with a Democratic colleague on Tuesday that will leave Detroit without two black members of Congress for the first time in nearly a half-century, but John Conyers — one of the founders of the Congressional Black Caucus — easily survived a crowded primary fight of his own.
Gary Peters pulled off a win over Hansen Clarke Tuesday night in the Democratic Primary for the newly redrawn 14th Congressional District.
Michigan voters will choose a Republican to take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow and could change history by dropping one or both of the state’s two black congressmen in Tuesday’s primary election.
U.S. Rep. Hansen Clarke appears to be an underdog again as endorsements and campaign cash flow to U.S. Rep. Gary Peters, whose home turf is Oakland County, where almost half the14th district’s voters live.
The bill would force companies to report how many employees they have and where they are employed.
Gary Peters is outpacing Hansen Clarke nearly two-to-one in the fundraising department.
A couple of incumbent Democrat Congressmen are campaigning in a re-drawn district for the first time.
Carrying signs and wearing stickers that said 99%, a few hundred union members marched in support of Occupy Detroit Sunday.
Not to sound indelicate, but figuring the ages of Michigan’s congressional delegation is an exercise in higher math.
Instead of opposing Levin, the congressman from Bloomfield Township decided to run in the redrawn 14th District.