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 →
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Michigan Democratic Party leader Mark Brewer on Monday called on former U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra to quit his job at a Washington lobbying firm since he’s running for the U.S. Senate, calling it a conflict of interest. Brewer made the call after Detroit News political reporter Marisa Schultz reported Monday Hoekstra has earned $318,000 since leaving … Continue Reading →