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Quiz: Which political party do you side with?

We've partnered with ISideWith.com to bring you a tool that will help you decide which candidates to research for the upcoming election based on your views on social, environmental, economic, domestic policy, health care, education and immigration…

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Obama to campaign for Dems Nov. 1 in Detroit area

President Barack Obama will campaign Nov. 1 in the Detroit area for U.S. Senate candidate Gary Peters and gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer.

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Labor chief: Christie's 'head in the sand'

Labor Secretary Tom Perez on Thursday panned New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's comments that he's "tired" of the minimum wage debate.

"Chris Christie's got his head in the sand if he's getting tired about the minimum wage," Perez said according to…

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Clinton: Michigan will do better with Dems

Bill Clinton told a crowd in Flint on Wednesday that the Democratic candidates support "middle-out" economic policies such as raising the minimum wage and not "trickle-down."

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Snyder, Schauer out pushing for votes

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mark Schauer was out walking Detroit neighborhoods Monday night with Mayor Mike Duggan as Gov. Rick Snyder was rolling across the state with his town hall meetings.

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Snyder, Schauer spar over fairness of tax rewrite

Democrat Mark Schauer is centering his populist message against Republican Gov. Rick Snyder around a 3-year-old tax overhaul that lowered the burden on business but raised it on individuals.

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Obama to campaign for Schauer, Peters

In the final days of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama is planning a major campaign push in seven governor's races across the country, including Michigan.

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Gary Peters-Terri Lynn Land virtual debate

We believe voters deserve the opportunity to watch both candidates answer tough questions in a debate of some kind.

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Athletes who became politicians

After enjoying successful athletic careers, these notable sports figures opted to run for public office.

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5 closest U.S. presidential elections

Here are five of the closest presidential races in U.S. history since 1840 as compiled by Yahoo!.

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Notable tweets from election night 2012

Twitter was a popular place for voters, politicians and comedians on election night. Take a look at some of the funniest and most notable tweets from Tuesday night.

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About Devin Scillian

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    In addition to anchoring Local 4 News at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m., Devin Scillian is also the host of "Flashpoint," Local 4's weekly community hot topic program which airs Sundays at 10 a.m.

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