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Quiz: Which political party do you side with?

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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.


Obama appearing for Peters, Schauer at WSU

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.




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!.


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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