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Clare Democrats host candidate forum and Koch documentary

CLARE – The Clare County Democratic Party is hosting a Democratic candidate forum and a viewing of the documentary Koch Brothers Exposed: 2014 Edition at the Ideal Theater in Clare.

At the Sept. 18 event, attendees can meet the Democratic candidates beginning at 6 p.m. The candidate forum will begin at 7 p.m. and be followed by a viewing of the documentary.

Koch Brothers Exposed: 2014 Edition is a new documentary about the billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch. The updated documentary shows how the Koch brothers have used their vast fortunes to oppose government programs, such as Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security, as well as obstruct efforts to raise the minimum wage, tackle climate change, and expand voting rights.

The Ideal Theater is located at 607 N. McEwan St. in Clare. The suggested donation is $10. For more information, contact Tom Koch via email to tkbr5499@gmail.com or call him at (989) 239-9953.

The Clare County Democratic Party meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Meeting Room A in the lower level of the Clare County Building. Everyone is welcome. Visit the Clare County Democratic Party website at www.clarecountydemocrats.com. For more information about some of the Democratic candidates, visit their websites: Mark Schauer for Michigan Governor, www.markschauer.com; Fred Sprague for State Senate, www.fredspragueforstatesenate.com ; Mark Lightfoot for State Representative, www.friendsofmarklightfoot.net.

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