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MLive.com
See Democratic and Republican candidates for Supreme Court, university boardsLANSING, MI -- The Michigan Democratic Party and Michigan Republican Party each
See Democratic and Republican candidates for Supreme Court, university boards
MLive.com / Posted 12 hours ago
LANSING, MI -- The Michigan Democratic Party and Michigan Republican Party each held conventions on Saturday, selecting candidates for Michigan Supreme Court, the State Board of Education, and university boards. The following is a list of who... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Dems, GOP will gather this weekend to select candidatesknown for an 11-hour filibuster that temporarily stopped an anti-abortion bill,
Dems, GOP will gather this weekend to select candidates
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
known for an 11-hour filibuster that temporarily stopped an anti-abortion bill, will speak at the Democratic convention. Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Brandon Dillon. (Photo: Brandon Dillon) “It really is a way to get people fired up and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Filing: Deny Schuette's appeal on straight-party votingits feet on the case and risking confusion for voters through a late court deci
Filing: Deny Schuette's appeal on straight-party voting
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
its feet on the case and risking confusion for voters through a late court decision. Brewer, a former chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party, argued that to allow Drain's injunction to continue pending further court proceedings can't upset... Read more
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MLive.com
Suzanna Shkreli to replace actress Melissa Gilbert on 8th Congressional ballotdetermine whether a candidate was medically unfit to serve "just far enough to
Suzanna Shkreli to replace actress Melissa Gilbert on 8th Congressional ballot
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
determine whether a candidate was medically unfit to serve "just far enough to know it's not a road we want to be on." The Michigan Democratic Party had provided the Secretary of State with medical documents from Gilbert and a signed letter from... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Roscommon, Missaukee County Power Outage Impacting Nearly 2,000 people.of selling heroin and cocaine. A Northern Michigan drug team arrested three pe
Roscommon, Missaukee County Power Outage Impacting Nearly 2,000 people.
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 7 days ago
of selling heroin and cocaine. A Northern Michigan drug team arrested three people accused of selling heroin and cocaine. Michigan Democratic Party Members, UAW Workers Speak Out Against Donald TrumpMichigan Democratic Party Members, UAW Workers... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Woman Struck by Lightning in Presque Isle Countyof selling heroin and cocaine. A Northern Michigan drug team arrested three pe
Woman Struck by Lightning in Presque Isle County
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 8 days ago
of selling heroin and cocaine. A Northern Michigan drug team arrested three people accused of selling heroin and cocaine. Michigan Democratic Party Members, UAW Workers Speak Out Against Donald TrumpMichigan Democratic Party Members, UAW Workers... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Amish man, 5 Children Hurt in Clare County Accidentof selling heroin and cocaine. A Northern Michigan drug team arrested three pe
Amish man, 5 Children Hurt in Clare County Accident
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 8 days ago
of selling heroin and cocaine. A Northern Michigan drug team arrested three people accused of selling heroin and cocaine. Michigan Democratic Party Members, UAW Workers Speak Out Against Donald TrumpMichigan Democratic Party Members, UAW Workers... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Human Bone Found in Clare Countyof selling heroin and cocaine. A Northern Michigan drug team arrested three pe
Human Bone Found in Clare County
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 8 days ago
of selling heroin and cocaine. A Northern Michigan drug team arrested three people accused of selling heroin and cocaine. Michigan Democratic Party Members, UAW Workers Speak Out Against Donald TrumpMichigan Democratic Party Members, UAW Workers... Read more
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Daily Mail
Republicans challenge move to let Melissa Gilbert off ballota congressional race due to poor health At the time she announced her withdraw
Republicans challenge move to let Melissa Gilbert off ballot
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
a congressional race due to poor health At the time she announced her withdrawal, the filing deadline had expired, but the Michigan Democratic Party said county parties in the 8th District can put another candidate on the ballot. Democrats had... Read more
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MLive.com
State spends $5 million to defend Gov. Snyder, workers in Flint water crisishard earned taxpayer money as his own private checkbook in an effort to skirt r
State spends $5 million to defend Gov. Snyder, workers in Flint water crisis
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
hard earned taxpayer money as his own private checkbook in an effort to skirt responsibility for the Flint water crisis," Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Brandon Dillon said in a statement. "It's deplorable that the Republican-controlled... Read more
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MLive.com
Why Donald Trump keeps coming back to Michiganmen. "Right now, he's got to turn things around dramatically for Michigan to b
Why Donald Trump keeps coming back to Michigan
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
men. "Right now, he's got to turn things around dramatically for Michigan to be in play," Porn said. In a statement, Michigan Democratic Party Chair Brandon Dillon was incredulous that Trump even bothered to come to Michigan at all. "The... Read more
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MLive.com
Dems renew push to hold Gov. Rick Snyder accountable for Flint water crisiscrisis. "Republicans control everything in Lansing, including the Legislature
Dems renew push to hold Gov. Rick Snyder accountable for Flint water crisis
MLive.com / Posted 13 days ago
crisis. "Republicans control everything in Lansing, including the Legislature ...," said Brandon Dillon, chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party. "They should (be) calling Gov. Snyder in to testify for his role in the Flint water crisis ...... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Trump, Clinton campaigns will battle to win Michigancontacting folks, registering voters and persuading those voters who are persua
Trump, Clinton campaigns will battle to win Michigan
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
contacting folks, registering voters and persuading those voters who are persuadable,” said Brandon Dillon, chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party. “There really is no magic to this. It’s about being on the ground and talking with voters.” More... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Top state Republicans not entirely in Trump’s corneralarming Republicans and buoying Democrats in a state where a Republican has no
Top state Republicans not entirely in Trump’s corner
The Mining Journal / Posted 14 days ago
alarming Republicans and buoying Democrats in a state where a Republican has not won the presidential race in 28 years. Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Brandon Dillon said Democrats' bid to take control of the GOP-led state House this fall... Read more
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Island Packet
Top Michigan Republicans not entirely in Trump's corneralarming Republicans and buoying Democrats in a state where a Republican has no
Top Michigan Republicans not entirely in Trump's corner
Island Packet / Posted 15 days ago
alarming Republicans and buoying Democrats in a state where a Republican has not won the presidential race in 28 years. Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Brandon Dillon said Democrats' bid to take control of the GOP-led state House this fall... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Top Michigan Republicans not entirely in Trump's corneralarming Republicans and buoying Democrats in a state where a Republican has no
Top Michigan Republicans not entirely in Trump's corner
Detroit Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
alarming Republicans and buoying Democrats in a state where a Republican has not won the presidential race in 28 years. Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Brandon Dillon said Democrats' bid to take control of the GOP-led state House this fall... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Schuette: Trump comments on Clinton, guns 'not appropriate'the right to bear arms. He added, without elaboration, that Second Amendment su
Schuette: Trump comments on Clinton, guns 'not appropriate'
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
the right to bear arms. He added, without elaboration, that Second Amendment supporters could maybe figure out a way. Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Brandon Dillon said Trump is "blatantly encouraging physical harm" against a presidential... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Schuette: Trump comments on Clinton, guns 'not appropriate'the right to bear arms. He added, without elaboration, that Second Amendment su
Schuette: Trump comments on Clinton, guns 'not appropriate'
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 19 days ago
the right to bear arms. He added, without elaboration, that Second Amendment supporters could maybe figure out a way. Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Brandon Dillon said Trump is "blatantly encouraging physical harm" against a presidential... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Will Trump remark undo goodwill from Detroit speech?to appoint possibly four Supreme Court justices who are going to interpret the
Will Trump remark undo goodwill from Detroit speech?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
to appoint possibly four Supreme Court justices who are going to interpret the law for the next 30 to 40 years." But the Michigan Democratic Party said Trump crossed yet another, very dangerous line. “Donald Trump is now blatantly encouraging... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Schuette: Trump comments on Clinton, guns 'not appropriate'the right to bear arms. He added, without elaboration, that Second Amendment su
Schuette: Trump comments on Clinton, guns 'not appropriate'
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 19 days ago
the right to bear arms. He added, without elaboration, that Second Amendment supporters could maybe figure out a way. Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Brandon Dillon said Trump is "blatantly encouraging physical harm" against a presidential... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Schuette: Trump comments on Clinton, guns 'not appropriate'the right to bear arms. He added, without elaboration, that Second Amendment su
Schuette: Trump comments on Clinton, guns 'not appropriate'
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 19 days ago
the right to bear arms. He added, without elaboration, that Second Amendment supporters could maybe figure out a way. Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Brandon Dillon said Trump is "blatantly encouraging physical harm" against a presidential... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Outsider wins GOP primary in 1st Districtthat includes the entire Upper Peninsula and the northern section of the Lower
Outsider wins GOP primary in 1st District
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
that includes the entire Upper Peninsula and the northern section of the Lower Peninsula. Johnson, the ex-chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party, easily defeated former Kalkaska County Sheriff Jerry Cannon. In the Republican race, Bergman of... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Outsiders win open US House primaries in Michiganthat includes the entire Upper Peninsula and the northern section of the Lower
Outsiders win open US House primaries in Michigan
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
that includes the entire Upper Peninsula and the northern section of the Lower Peninsula. Johnson, the ex-chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party, easily defeated former Kalkaska County Sheriff Jerry Cannon. In the Republican race, Bergman of... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Outsiders win open US House primaries in Michiganthat includes the entire Upper Peninsula and the northern section of the Lower
Outsiders win open US House primaries in Michigan
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
that includes the entire Upper Peninsula and the northern section of the Lower Peninsula. Johnson, the ex-chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party, easily defeated former Kalkaska County Sheriff Jerry Cannon. In the Republican race, Bergman of... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Outsiders win open US House primaries in Michiganthat includes the entire Upper Peninsula and the northern section of the Lower
Outsiders win open US House primaries in Michigan
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
that includes the entire Upper Peninsula and the northern section of the Lower Peninsula. Johnson, the ex-chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party, easily defeated former Kalkaska County Sheriff Jerry Cannon. In the Republican race, Bergman of... Read more
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The Alpena News
Outsiders win open US House primaries in Michiganthat includes the entire Upper Peninsula and the northern section of the Lower
Outsiders win open US House primaries in Michigan
The Alpena News / Posted 23 days ago
that includes the entire Upper Peninsula and the northern section of the Lower Peninsula. Johnson, the ex-chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party, easily defeated former Kalkaska County Sheriff Jerry Cannon. In the Republican race, Bergman of... Read more
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MLive.com
Statewide voter turnout similar to past primaries in presidential election yearsgeneral Jack Bergman prevailed over current state Sen. Tom Casperson and former
Statewide voter turnout similar to past primaries in presidential election years
MLive.com / Posted 24 days ago
general Jack Bergman prevailed over current state Sen. Tom Casperson and former state legislator Jason Allen. Former Michigan Democratic Party Chair Lon Johnson won against challenger Jerry Cannon in the Democratic primary. Many of the... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Race oddity: Surprises, upsets in Tuesday state primarythe state legislature, and Congress, will all have more individuals fighting fo
Race oddity: Surprises, upsets in Tuesday state primary
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 25 days ago
the state legislature, and Congress, will all have more individuals fighting for the people that sent them there," Michigan Democratic Party Chair Brandon Dillon said in a statement. Aside from races in the House, incumbent sheriff... Read more
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MLive.com
Battleground shapes up in competitive 1st Congressional District racelieutenant general who toppled two other candidates with state legislative expe
Battleground shapes up in competitive 1st Congressional District race
MLive.com / Posted 25 days ago
lieutenant general who toppled two other candidates with state legislative experience. In the other, there's a former Michigan Democratic Party chairman who's been making his case for more than a year. After primary results for the U.S. 1st... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Michigan primary results: Ficano makes November ballot; Barnett to face Patterson; Detroit Zoo tax renewal passesDistrict is seen as the best chance for Democrats to dent the GOP's 9-5 edge in
Michigan primary results: Ficano makes November ballot; Barnett to face Patterson; Detroit Zoo tax renewal passes
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 25 days ago
District is seen as the best chance for Democrats to dent the GOP's 9-5 edge in the House. Johnson, the ex-chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party, easily defeated former Kalkaska County Sheriff Jerry Cannon.2 Conyers prevail U.S. Rep. John... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Bergman, Johnson advancePeninsula and the northern section of the Lower Peninsula. Jack Bergman Lon J
Bergman, Johnson advance
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
Peninsula and the northern section of the Lower Peninsula. Jack Bergman Lon Johnson Johnson, the ex-chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party, easily defeated former Kalkaska County Sheriff Jerry Cannon. In the Republican race, Bergman of... Read more
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Roll Call
Michigan's Benishek Gets a Democratic Challenger — or TwoRepublicans have a new defensive responsibility in their quest to maintain thei
Michigan's Benishek Gets a Democratic Challenger — or Two
Roll Call / Posted 25 days ago
Republicans have a new defensive responsibility in their quest to maintain their House majority. Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Lon Johnson plans to announce his candidacy Thursday evening at a Marquette County Democrats picnic. But he's not... Read more
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Roll Call
Dan Benishek to Retire in 2016even before Benishek's retirement. They think the race will be more competitive
Dan Benishek to Retire in 2016
Roll Call / Posted 25 days ago
even before Benishek's retirement. They think the race will be more competitive for an open seat. Democrats recruited Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Lon Johnson to run. Party operatives tout Johnson as a strong recruit in this northern... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Bergman wins 1st District Republican racethat includes the entire Upper Peninsula and the northern section of the Lower
Bergman wins 1st District Republican race
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
that includes the entire Upper Peninsula and the northern section of the Lower Peninsula. Johnson, the ex-chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party, easily defeated former Kalkaska County Sheriff Jerry Cannon. In the Republican race, Bergman of... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Michigan primary results: Voters OK Detroit Zoo tax renewal; Bergman vs. Johnson; Barnett to face PattersonDistrict is seen as the best chance for Democrats to dent the GOP's 9-5 edge in
Michigan primary results: Voters OK Detroit Zoo tax renewal; Bergman vs. Johnson; Barnett to face Patterson
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 25 days ago
District is seen as the best chance for Democrats to dent the GOP's 9-5 edge in the House. Johnson, the ex-chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party, easily defeated former Kalkaska County Sheriff Jerry Cannon.2 Conyers prevail U.S. Rep. John... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Candidates for Michigan's 1st Congressional District React to Election Resultsthe outcome we wanted, so you're disappointed," Casperson said. For the democr
Candidates for Michigan's 1st Congressional District React to Election Results
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 25 days ago
the outcome we wanted, so you're disappointed," Casperson said. For the democrats, it was a two-way contest between former Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Lon Johnson and former Kalkaska County Sheriff Jerry Cannon, who tried again after losing... Read more
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MLive.com
Incumbents keep House seats and other takeaways from Michigan's Aug. 2 primary electionclaimed 33,634 votes, or 39 percent of the vote. In the 1st Congressional Dist
Incumbents keep House seats and other takeaways from Michigan's Aug. 2 primary election
MLive.com / Posted 25 days ago
claimed 33,634 votes, or 39 percent of the vote. In the 1st Congressional District's Democratic primary, former Michigan Democratic Party Chair Lon Johnson won handily against opponent Jerry Cannon. Johnson had 31,677 votes, or 72... Read more
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MLive.com
Paul Mitchell wins 10th Congressional Republican primary, and other U.S. House resultsCongressional District's Republican primary in a close race against State Sen.
Paul Mitchell wins 10th Congressional Republican primary, and other U.S. House results
MLive.com / Posted 25 days ago
Congressional District's Republican primary in a close race against State Sen. Tom Casperson. Bergman will face face former Michigan Democratic Party Chair Lon Johnson in November, who defeated Jerry Cannon in the district's Democratic... Read more
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MLive.com
Jack Bergman victorious in 1st Congressional District Republican primarythe entire Upper Peninsula and a portion of northern Michigan, including Traver
Jack Bergman victorious in 1st Congressional District Republican primary
MLive.com / Posted 25 days ago
the entire Upper Peninsula and a portion of northern Michigan, including Traverse City. Earlier Tuesday night, former Michigan Democratic Party Chair Lon Johnson won the district's Democratic primary. Johnson won 72 percent of the vote with... Read more
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MLive.com
Lon Johnson wins 1st Congressional District Democratic primarywith 76 percent of precincts reporting, according to the Associated Press. Joh
Lon Johnson wins 1st Congressional District Democratic primary
MLive.com / Posted 25 days ago
with 76 percent of precincts reporting, according to the Associated Press. Johnson previously served as chair of the Michigan Democratic Party, taking over the position from long-serving chair Mark Brewer in 2013. In 2012, he unsuccessfully... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
House race highlights Michigan primaryJerry Cannon, is taking a second crack after losing in 2014 to Benishek, who is
House race highlights Michigan primary
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
Jerry Cannon, is taking a second crack after losing in 2014 to Benishek, who is leaving after three terms. Cannon faces ex-Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Lon Johnson, who has raised much more money. The 1st District is seen as the best chance... Read more
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MLive.com
7 things to watch as Michigan's primary results roll inare in a heated race. Also running on the Republican side is Jack Bergman. And
7 things to watch as Michigan's primary results roll in
MLive.com / Posted 26 days ago
are in a heated race. Also running on the Republican side is Jack Bergman. And on the Democratic side it's former Michigan Democratic Party Chair Lon Johnson against Jerry Cannon, who lost to incumbent Benishek 45 to 52 percent in... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Primary election Tuesday for contested Michigan House, congressional racesJerry Cannon, is taking a second crack after losing in 2014 to Benishek, who is
Primary election Tuesday for contested Michigan House, congressional races
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 27 days ago
Jerry Cannon, is taking a second crack after losing in 2014 to Benishek, who is leaving after three terms. Cannon faces ex-Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Lon Johnson, who has raised much more money. The 1st District is seen as the best chance... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
1st District race highlights primaryJerry Cannon, is taking a second crack after losing in 2014 to Benishek, who is
1st District race highlights primary
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
Jerry Cannon, is taking a second crack after losing in 2014 to Benishek, who is leaving after three terms. Cannon faces ex-Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Lon Johnson, who has raised way more money. The 1st District is seen as the best chance... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Presidential tumult likely to impact state racesa majority. "They'll at least gain seats, I don't think there's any question a
Presidential tumult likely to impact state races
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 28 days ago
a majority. "They'll at least gain seats, I don't think there's any question about that," said Mark Brewer, who served as Michigan Democratic Party chairman from 1995 to 2013 and who is an attorney with Goodman Acker PC in Southfield. He added... Read more
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MLive.com
Bay County campaign ad catches U.S. senators by surprisea result, fair game to be used in an advertisement. He said he attempted to re
Bay County campaign ad catches U.S. senators by surprise
MLive.com / Posted 29 days ago
a result, fair game to be used in an advertisement. He said he attempted to reach out to Brandon Dillon, chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party, to seek out permission from Levin and Stabenow to use the clips in the campaign video, but was... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
As conventions wrap up, how does Detroit 2020 sound?spokeswoman for the Michigan Republican Party. “We would love to highlight Mich
As conventions wrap up, how does Detroit 2020 sound?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 29 days ago
spokeswoman for the Michigan Republican Party. “We would love to highlight Michigan.” And Brandon Dillon, chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party, said, “Michigan is a battleground state, and Detroit is a city on the move. It would be a great... Read more
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The State News
Meet the youngest Michigan delegate in DNC historyI do want to go (into) politics," Petzold said. Petzold said he hadn't thought
Meet the youngest Michigan delegate in DNC history
The State News / Posted 30 days ago
I do want to go (into) politics," Petzold said. Petzold said he hadn't thought about running until the Michigan Democratic Party released their delegate selection plan and that's when he decided to go for it. "I thought I had... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
GOP VP nominee Mike Pence vows to fight 'status quo'said. Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown and former state Rep. Vicki Barnett were
GOP VP nominee Mike Pence vows to fight 'status quo'
Detroit Free Press / Posted 30 days ago
said. Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown and former state Rep. Vicki Barnett were among the women at the events. The Michigan Democratic Party released a statement Thursday blasting Trump and Pence, stating the pair have teamed up to form the... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Michigan's 1st Congressional District Democratic Candidates To Face Off In Primaryso we've lived this Northern Michigan experience about trying to provide for fa
Michigan's 1st Congressional District Democratic Candidates To Face Off In Primary
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted a month ago
so we've lived this Northern Michigan experience about trying to provide for family," says Cannon. Like Cannon, former Michigan Democratic Party Chairperson Lon Johnson says a focus on job growth would help Northern Michigan. "We are losing... Read more
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