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Ward 1 Incumbent’s Loopy Fundraising Letter Includes Outlandish Claims

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Ward 1 City Council incumbent Sabra Briere has started her re-election campaign, and if her fundraising letter is any indication, this campaign is going to be a doozy. Her fundraising letter made its way to A2Politico via a third party who found her claims in the letter sufficiently outlandish to merit passing it along to […]

August 25th, 2013 | Posted in Ann Arbor Politics,City Council,Elections,Featured,Politics | Read More »

Still Pulling Strings: “Baby” Leigh Chairs Ypsi DDA and “Writes the Script” For AA Pols Via Email

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by P.D. Lesko “This job has been extremely rewarding but also extremely stressful,” he says. “I have no future political plans. I am looking forward to time off. I am looking forward to practicing law.”—Leigh Greden, September 2009, Ann Arbor Observer. In June 2009, the Ann Arbor News reported that Ward 3 Council member Leigh […]

August 9th, 2013 | Posted in Best of A2P,Featured,Investigations,Scoops & Scores!! | Read More »

The A2P Effect? Ann Arbor Voter Turnout Rising….Slowly

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A supporter at Ward 3 Council member Stephen Kunselman’s victory party described John Hieftje as looking “really unhappy,” as he made his way in to what was a small gathering at Dominick’s, Kunselman’s usual campaign party haunt. “He’done,” the Kunselman supporter said, smiling. “Hieftje is done.” No doubt by the time Hieftje had made it […]

August 7th, 2013 | Posted in Ann Arbor Politics,City Council,Elections,Featured,Politics | Read More »

Ward 1 Sabra Briere Gets A Challenger for City Council Seat

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by P.D. Lesko At the 4th of July parade as the Backwards Clown Brigade chuckled along the parade route, a man seated on the curb turned to his wife and said, loudly enough for others to hear, “The Backwards Clown Brigade. Ann Arbor City Council.” People around the man chortled. Ann Arbor City Council members, […]

August 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Ann Arbor Politics,City Council,Elections,Featured,Politics | Read More »

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