| Dec 21, 2011
| 6:26 PM
Lisa Lehmann creates handcrafted, one-of-a-kind jewelry. Recently, she found herself the victim of online fraud. More specifically, Lehmann found cheap imitations of her designs on a Chinese website called alibaba.com.
According to Lehmann the site...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 9:06 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan will get $3.3 million from the federal government for its past work toward stopping errors in state-administered portions of the food assistance program.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan announced...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 1:47 PM
It’s a $71 billion industry in Michigan: Agriculture. U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow spent the morning touring an Ottawa County farm, talking about the challenges and concerns of West Michigan farmers. Her visit coincides with the writing of the U....
| Jul 20, 2011
| 10:44 AM
News first broke Tuesday that former Congressman Peter Hoekstra was exploring a bid for the U.S. Senate seat held by Debbie Stabenow, and on Wednesday he made it official with a web site posting.
On a page called "Hoekstra for United States Senate," the...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 7:58 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra's Super Bowl ad uses images of rice paddies and talk of government overspending to accuse Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow of helping China gobble up U.S. debt and jobs.
In response, the...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 10:02 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A coalition of black ministers in Detroit called Monday for U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra to apologize for his Super Bowl ad featuring a young Asian woman speaking broken English to describe the impact of the Democratic...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 8:25 AM
U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra is defending a campaign ad that ran during the Super Bowl portraying a Chinese woman in broken English in a rice field.
“We knew we were taking an aggressive approach on this,” said Hoekstra in a conference...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 6:16 AM
Mitt Romney staved off disaster by winning Tuesday's primaries in Michigan and Arizona. But the doubts surrounding his candidacy have not been quelled so much as pushed aside for the time being.
Arizona, where Romney enjoyed considerable advantages,...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Despite pulling out of the race for the White House, Herman Cain is not staying low key.
Thursday, Cain put his support behind Republican Pete Hoekstra as the U.S. Senator hopeful launched his “Patriots for Pete Tour”. Cain and Hoekstra...
| Nov 6, 2008
Detroit automakers and their allies in Congress said yesterday that Barack Obama's victory could help U.S. automakers line up federal funding needed for them to survive the current economic slump.
Obama made it clear during his campaign that he...
| Mar 3, 2009
That the Democrats are keen to crack down on conservative talk radio -- crack down on free speech they don't like, that is -- is now impossible to deny.
Two approaches are being contemplated. The one getting the most attention involves creating a new...