7th congressional district

Investigative
7:00 am
Tue August 26, 2014

What’s news, what’s fake news, and do all voters know the difference?

This online site has the appearance of being a news website or a news blog, but the Republican group responsible for it says voters know the difference between fake news and a political attack piece.

A Republican group is attacking Democratic congressional candidates, using online sites that resemble news websites. One of those 20 websites is called the “South Michigan Update.”

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Politics & Government
11:07 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Former state lawmaker to run for Michigan's 7th congressional district seat

The race in Michigan's 7th congressional district is off to an early start
Steve Carmody/Michigan Radio

A former state lawmaker is launching her bid to challenge mid-Michigan Congressman Tim Walberg in 2014.

Pam Byrnes announced her campaign for the Democratic Party nomination today.

She is an attorney from Chelsea with a background in family law.    She is the former Director of the Washtenaw County Friend of the Court.  Byrnes was also the Executive Director of the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute. 

Byrnes says Washington is broken and that is hurting middle class families. 

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