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CBS News: Stabenow Defeats Hoekstra In Michigan Senate Race

Both the Associated Press and CBS News projected voters have re-elected Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2012

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Michigan Matters: Stabenow & Hoekstra

Sen. Debbie Stabenow and former Congressman Pete Hoekstra, who is trying to stop her in her third bid for U.S. Senate, have been doing a lot of talking on the campaign trail as they criss-cross the state.

CBS 62–10/26/2012

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Hoekstra, Stabenow Campaigns Spar Over Medicare

Republican Pete Hoekstra has accused his Democratic rival of undermining the popular Medicare program by voting for President Barack Obama’s health care plan, in the first television ad of his U.S. Senate campaign released Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2012

Pete Hoekstra - Debbie Stabenow (Getty Images)

Stabenow Focuses On Agriculture, Bipartisanship

Barely a month before the election, Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow is keeping Republican opponent Pete Hoekstra at arm’s length while focusing on issues such as farming and manufacturing that appeal to voters across the Michigan political spectrum.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2012

Pete Hoekstra (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Hoekstra Defends Romney, Says ‘Severe Consequences’ Will Follow Obama Policies

Hoekstra ended the interview with this dire warning: “The threat from radical jihadism, it is real … If we don’t confront it … We will continue to be attacked by it and we will pay severe consequences.”

CBS Sports Radio 1270–09/13/2012

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Supreme Court Nominees Up At State Conventions

With national conventions out of the way, Michigan Democrats and Republicans are holding their own gatherings this weekend to endorse Supreme Court nominees and hear pep talks from U.S. Senate candidates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/07/2012

Pete Hoekstra - Debbie Stabenow (Getty Images)

Hoekstra Has To Avoid Missteps To Beat Stabenow

Republican Pete Hoekstra inadvertently helped U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow early this year when his Super Bowl ad showing a young Asian-American woman speaking in broken English touched off complaints of racial insensitivity, leading to increased donations for the Democratic incumbent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2012

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Election 2012: Candidates’ Post Primary Thoughts

There’s no rest for the weary as Pete Hoekstra found as he was in hardcore campaign mode early Wednesday doing an interview with CBS62’s “First Forecast Mornings” and talking of the next phase of his bid to beat U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow.

CBS 62–08/08/2012

Pete Hoekstra is surrounded by supporters on Primary Election night. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

GOP’s Hoekstra To Face Stabenow In November

Now that former U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra has won Michigan’s Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, it sets up a November match-up with 2-term Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2012

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Hoekstra Wins Michigan GOP Primary For US Senate

Former Michigan Congressman Pete Hoekstra has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, overcoming a challenge from two Republicans who questioned his record as a conservative.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2012

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