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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

Phillip Arthurhultz (Booking Photo)

Sex Abuse Charges Dismissed Against Former Senator

A judge has dismissed sexual abuse charges against former Republican state Sen. Phillip Arthurhultz.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2012

Senator Debbie Stabenow (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Stabenow Has $6M On Hand For Race

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow’s campaign is reporting that the Michigan Democrat raised over $1.2 million in the last three months of 2011, leaving her with a $5.9 million campaign chest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2012

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Detroit Mayor Expects Deal With Unions By Year’s End

Mayor Dave Bing is reporting more progress at the table as he tries to work with the city’s big labor unions on possible concessions to save money

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

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Senator: Emergency Manager Would Not Work For Detroit

One state lawmaker says an emergency manager would not work for the City of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2011

Phillip Arthurhultz (Booking Photo)

Ex-Senator May Keep Pension Despite Child Sex Charges

One of Michigan’s top Republicans in the 1990s is allowed to continue getting his $79,000 a year state pension regardless of the outcome of his trial on sex charges involving children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2011

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Pair Gets 30 Days Each For Levin Pie Attack

Two recent college graduates have been sentenced to 30 days in jail for putting a pie in the face of U.S. Sen. Carl Levin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2011

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Senator Supports Decision To Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan

Michigan’s Senior U.S. Senator said he’s supportive of an expected decision from President Obama to begin a draw down of troops from Afghanistan as early as next month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2011

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Sen. Stabenow Aims To Pass ‘Stop Canadian Trash Act’

Senator Debbie Stabenow is introducing legislation aimed at stopping private Canadian waste from coming into Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2011

Phillip Arthurhultz (Booking Photo)

Ex-Senator, Liquor Official Faces Child Sex Charges

A former state senator and Michigan Liquor Commission chairman was charged Tuesday with multiple sex crimes, some involving middle-school-age children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2011

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