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Watch or listen to call-in shows with Michigan candidates for governor, U.S. Senate

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Over the past few months, Michigan Radio hosted live call-in shows with the candidates for Michigan governor and U.S. Senate.

The broadcasts were part of the Michigan Public Radio Network’s “Michigan Calling” series of 2014 election specials.

Rick Pluta, the Michigan Public Radio Network’s state Capitol bureau chief, hosted each hour-long program.

Listeners had the choice of calling in or submitting questions via Facebook at “Michigan Calling,” or Twitter using the hashtag: #MICalling.

You can watch or listen to the programs below.

Gov. Rick Snyder

Gov. Snyder is seeking a second term as the Republican candidate.  On Sept. 5,  he fielded questions from Michiganders; the questions spanned a broad range of topics, including education, the economy, the environment, and social issues.

Gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer

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The "Michigan Calling" program with Mark Schauer.

Democratic candidate Schauer answered questions about his plans for education, the city of Detroit, retiree pensions, road funding and more on July 11.

U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land

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Listen to "Michigan Calling" with Terri Lynn Land

Land served two terms as Michigan’s 41st Secretary of State (2003-2010). She answered questions on Oct. 3 about topics like foreign policy, education, fixing Michigan roads, healthcare reform and taxes.

U.S. Senate candidate Gary Peters

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Listen to "Michigan Calling" interview with Gary Peters

Peters, a Democrat, is currently the U.S. Representative for Michigan’s 14th congressional district. On Aug. 22, he answered questions about foreign policy, same-sex marriage, gun control, immigration, energy and more.

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