Former U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra said Tuesday he’s still waiting for U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow to agree to broadly televised debates in Michigan’s U.S. Senate race, preferably on issues of foreign policy and the economy. “She has been delinquent in both of those areas,” Hoekstra said at a Lansing press conference. “I would love to … Continue Reading →
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U.S. Senate race
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Lansing, launched her second round of TV ads Monday featuring Michigan farmers praising her work as chairwoman of the Senate agriculture committee. Stabenow, seeking a third term in the Senate, led efforts to craft a new Farm Bill that passed the U.S. Senate with bipartisan support, but failed to make traction … Continue Reading →
Former U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra has snagged the endorsement of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce in the Michigan Senate race. Hoekstra is trying to unseat U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Lansing, who is seeking her third term in Congress’ upper chamber. Rich Studley, president and chief executive officer of the Chamber, noted in the group’s … Continue Reading →