Dave Camp says no to Senate bid in Michigan
August 16th, 2013
12:23 PM ET
1 year ago

Dave Camp says no to Senate bid in Michigan

(CNN) - Republican Rep. Dave Camp of Michigan has declined to run for the U.S. Senate next year to replace retiring Democratic Sen. Carl Levin.

"After much thought and careful consideration, I have decided not to run for the United States Senate," he said in a statement.
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Filed under: 2014 • Dave Camp • Michigan
Nothing is simple: Detroit's race for mayor
August 6th, 2013
10:49 AM ET
1 year ago

Nothing is simple: Detroit's race for mayor

(CNN) – Detroit gets just a little more dysfunctional Tuesday as 16 different individuals vie to become what has become just the second most powerful person in the now-bankrupt city. Further complicating matters, one of the front runners isn't even on the ballot.

After Tuesday's primary vote, two finalists will go on to face off in the Nov. 5 general election.
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Filed under: Michigan
Poll: Majority oppose bailing out Detroit
August 2nd, 2013
06:00 AM ET
1 year ago

Poll: Majority oppose bailing out Detroit

(CNN) – A new poll released Friday indicates a majority of American voters oppose a federal bailout for Detroit following the city's recent filing for bankruptcy.

According to the Quinnipiac University survey, 57% of registered voters oppose the idea of a federal bailout, while 33% support such a move.
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Filed under: Michigan • Polls
Why Obama won't bail out Detroit
July 20th, 2013
02:28 PM ET
1 year ago

Why Obama won't bail out Detroit

(CNNMoney) - Four years ago, the Obama administration rode to the rescue of two Detroit automakers, pouring $80 billion into General Motors and Chrysler Group to see them through their bankruptcies.

But their hometown won't get a similar bailout, even as Detroit becomes the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.

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Filed under: Michigan • President Obama
Biden says U.S. looking at Detroit situation closely
July 19th, 2013
03:13 PM ET
1 year ago

Biden says U.S. looking at Detroit situation closely

(CNN) - The Obama administration is looking closely at the bankruptcy of Detroit, but there is no indication yet that it might intervene.

Vice President Joe Biden, asked about it by a reporter on Friday, said the matter was being reviewed but less clear was whether action would follow.
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Filed under: Joe Biden • Michigan
Rogers 'happy' with decision not to run for Senate
June 16th, 2013
12:21 PM ET
2 years ago

Rogers 'happy' with decision not to run for Senate

(CNN) – Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Michigan, talked Sunday about his decision not to run for the U.S. Senate in 2014, saying he wanted to focus on his role as chairman of the House intelligence committee.

"That is a huge responsibility. It takes time to learn the programs, understand the programs. Some of them are very complicated and technical," he said on CNN's "State of the Union."
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Filed under: Michigan • Mike Rogers • Senate
Democrat seeking to replace Levin gets his support
May 23rd, 2013
04:44 PM ET
2 years ago

Democrat seeking to replace Levin gets his support

(CNN) - The Democratic frontrunner to replace the retiring Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan on Thursday picked up the support of Levin and the state's other Democratic senator, Debbie Stabenow.

Rep. Gary Peters, a three-term Democrat whose district includes parts of Detroit, got a boost after Democratic activist Debbie Dingell, wife of a veteran congressman, and former two-term Gov. Jennifer Granholm each announced they would sit out the race.
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Filed under: Carl Levin • Debbie Stabenow • Michigan
Wife of congressman will sit out Senate race
Debbie Dingell (R) pictured with Rep. Eric Cantor (C) and her husband Rep. John Dingell (L) in February. Rep. Dingell delivered fresh Paczki to Cantor and Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Maryland, to celebrate Paczki Day.
April 20th, 2013
11:09 AM ET
2 years ago

Wife of congressman will sit out Senate race

(CNN) - Serving on Capitol Hill is something of a tradition in the Dingell family, but Debbie Dingell announced Saturday she won't be seeking a seat in Washington.

The wife of longtime Rep. John Dingell Jr., D-Michigan, said in a note sent to family and friends and obtained by CNN that it is "critical that Democrats unite behind one candidate for what will be a difficult and expensive race" to replace Sen. Carl Levin, who has chosen not to seek a seventh term next year.
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Filed under: John Dingell • Michigan
April 9th, 2013
03:21 PM ET
2 years ago

Rep. Mike Rogers weighs run for Senate

(CNN) – Democratic Sen. Carl Levin is retiring at the end of his term, freeing up a Senate seat in Rep. Mike Rogers's home state of Michigan. Rogers is contemplating a run.

"It's a tough decision," said Rogers. Rogers is the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, which he says comes with a huge responsibility, and important work that has an impact.

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Filed under: Michigan • Mike Rogers • Senate • The Lead
In Michigan, Granholm says no to Senate bid
March 22nd, 2013
05:13 PM ET
2 years ago

In Michigan, Granholm says no to Senate bid

(CNN) – For those hoping to see the fiery Jennifer Granholm launch a Senate campaign in Michigan, they may be disappointed.

The former Michigan governor announced Friday on Facebook that she won't be seeking the Senate seat to be vacated by her fellow Democrat, longtime Sen. Carl Levin.
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Filed under: Carl Levin • Jennifer Granholm • Michigan • Senate
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