U.S. Senate

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

House Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) questions Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius about the troubled launch of the Healthcare.gov website October 30, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

US Rep. Mike Rogers Of Michigan Won’t Seek Re-Election

Seven-term Republican Congressman Mike Rogers of Michigan says he won’t seek re-election.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2014

Gary Peters announces his candidacy (credit: Jon Hewitt/WWJ)

Democrat Gary Peters Enters US Senate Race

Rep. Gary Peters announced his candidacy for retiring Sen. Carl Levin’s seat, officially entering a Democratic field that has been all but cleared for his campaign.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 14:  U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-MI) talks to the press at the Capitol February 14, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Senate Republicans have signaled that they will block the confirmation of former Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) to become the new secretary of defense succeeding Leon Panetta.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

State Leaders React to Levin Retirement

The announcement from Michigan Democratic Senator Carl Levin that he will not seek re-election in 2014 has sparked reaction from several leaders around the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2013

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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

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 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

At the polls in Detroit. (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Metro Detroit Voters Head To Polls For State’s Primary Election

Voters across Metro Detroit are heading to the polls Tuesday to voice their choice in Michigan’s primary elections.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2012

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GOP Senate Race, House Contests Top Michigan Primary

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2012

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