Debbie Stabenow Candidates Make Final Push In Michigan Before Tuesday’s Election By Jake Neher • Nov 5, 2012 With the 2012 campaign coming to an end, state-wide candidates are making one last push to get out the vote. Both parties held rallies across the state Monday. Hoekstra: Energy Tax Credits A Waste Of Money By Rick Pluta • Oct 26, 2012 WKAR File Photo Republican U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra says federal alternative energy business subsidies are a waste of money that he would end if given the chance. The former congressman appeared Friday on a statewide public radio call-in show. Right Leaning Farm Bureau Endorses Stabenow By Mark Bashore • Sep 20, 2012 Michigan Republicans are doing without a key supporter in 2012. The right-leaning Michigan Farm Bureau is endorsing Democrat Debbie Stabenow for another U.S. Senate term.