Carl Levin

  1. "(President Barack Obama) inherited a real headache … and although help has not worked as quickly as it all wanted it to, there is momentum," Levin said.

    — U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., sat down with MLive and The Muskegon Chronicle on Tuesday to discuss issues ranging from the upcoming presidential election to the recent selection of Paul Ryan on the Republican ticket. Here’s the full recap of his interview. 

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  2. Sen. Roger Kahn, R-Saginaw Township, has announced himself as a possible candidate against Michigan’s longest-serving U.S. senator, Carl Levin. Since 2006, Kahn has been serving in the state Senate. Levin has held his position since 1979.

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  3. It will help generate construction jobs immediately and more jobs in the future as it spurs development in and around Detroit.”

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    U.S. Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), in the Detroit Free Press, on the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery program (TIGER), which will provide a $10-million federal grant to improve bike and pedestrian connections within Detroit and surrounding areas. Detroiters can look forward to separate lanes for cyclists and vehicles.

    The Link Detroit project is one of 47 projects in 34 states and the District of Columbia to share $500 million in federal funding from the Recovery Act. TIGER is in its fourth round of funding. 

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  4. The question of when is probably more important than the question of whether.”

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    Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.). Levin, Armed Services Committee chairman, is optimistic that a debt deal will be reached before the November elections.

    "Eighty or 90 percent of us would really like to avoid it," Levin said regarding a middle-class tax hike that will go into effect in 2013 if action isn’t taken by Congress. 

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