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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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Politicians live it up and have lobbyists pay

On any given weekend, lobbyists in Washington head for the airport to jet off to luxurious locations across the country.

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Obama appearing for Peters, Schauer at WSU

The Michigan Democratic party says President Barack Obama will campaign in ...

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Poll: Peters widens lead over Land

The latest Local 4/Detroit News poll shows Democratic nominee Gary Peters expanding his lead over Republican nominee Terri Lynn Land.

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Poll: Snyder leads Schauer by 5.7%

The latest Local 4/Detroit News poll shows Republican Gov. Rick Snyder holding 5.7 percent lead over Democratic challenger Mark Schauer.

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Walled Lake schools ask voters to renew 2 millages

The community renewed both the 18 mill non-homestead levy and the 3.9 mill hold harmless levy in 2005.

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Flashpoint: Heated debate between rival politicians

This week's episode of Flashpoint got off to a top start as Devin Scillian welcomed political candidates from the 11th district to the set. Republican Dave Trott and Democrat Bobby McKenzie discussed some of the issues surrounding elections.

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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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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

  • Devin Scillian

    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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