| Mar 16, 2013
| 10:16 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Just 10 days after taking the reins of the Michigan Democratic Party, new chairman Lon Johnson had to add another task to a growing to-do list: find someone to replace the longest-serving senator in state history.
| May 22, 2013
| 4:47 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Mike Rogers has pulled off a rare feat in a bitterly divided Congress — a working, productive relationship with Democrats in overseeing the nation's 16 spy agencies.
The question now is whether the...
| May 1, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Congressman Gary Peters, D-Rochester Township, announced Wednesday he would run for retiring Democrat Sen. Carl Levin's seat in 2014, making him the immediate top contender for the Democratic nomination.
The move was expected this week, after 54 of the...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:17 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan voters will choose a Republican to take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow and could change history by dropping one or both of the state's two black congressmen in Tuesday's primary election.
Pete Hoekstra of...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:05 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Pete Hoekstra's nearly two-decade congressional career made him the early GOP favorite in Michigan's U.S. Senate race, but after an election season that had been unkind to other establishment Republicans, Hoekstra was careful...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 5:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a surprising string of victories last fall, Democrats now face a challenging terrain as they look to hold onto their Senate majority in 2014 and prevent Republicans from gaining full control of Congress during President...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 9:33 PM
WASHINGTON â Videos appealing to a sexual fetish by showing women killing small animals will be banned under legislation that cleared the Senate on Friday and is headed to President Obama for his signature. The voice vote in the Senate......
| May 22, 2011
This story was first published in the Tribune on May 22, 2011.
The voice is softer now but as affable and entertaining as ever.
Moose Skowron still has many, many tales to tell.
Like the night Marilyn Monroe was flirting -- only not with Skowron, nor...
| Sep 4, 2009
| 4:32 PM
While most of the news coming out of Congress this month will center around the raucous health care debate, the U.S. House of Representatives will consider a bill that would boost research spending on new vehicle technologies by $216 million.......
| Sep 17, 2009
| 4:32 PM
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill to increase funding for the U.S. Energy Department???s study and development of advanced vehicles. By a bipartisan vote of 312-114, the House authorized $2.9 billion over five years, which is $200 million....