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Clinton, Trump face off in first presidential debate

Clinton, Trump face off in first presidential debateDemocratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton smiles as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.
  • Elections
  • 1 day ago
Politics

Donald Trump set to visit Novi on Friday

Donald Trump set to visit Novi on FridayDonald Trump is headed back to Michigan on Friday for his fifth campaign trip to the Great Lakes State since late July
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Politics

Things to watch in 1st Clinton-Trump debate

Things to watch in 1st Clinton-Trump debateClinton and Trump have competing missions heading into Monday night’s leadoff debate of the general election campaign
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Politics

Trump, Clinton deadlocked in poll before key debate

Trump, Clinton deadlocked in poll before key debateClinton and Trump are locked in a tied two-way-race for the presidency before Monday night’s debate
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Elections

Trump vs. Clinton debate preview

Trump vs. Clinton debate previewUniversity of Michigan Director of Debate Aaron Kall previews what to watch for Monday night in the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
  • Elections
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Politics

Outsider status shields Trump from House oversight

Outsider status shields Trump from House oversightA GOP-led committee isn’t probing Trump’s business dealings, his charitable foundation or ties to pro-Kremlin elements
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Politics

Pivotal debate poses ‘balancing act’ for Trump, Clinton

Pivotal debate poses ‘balancing act’ for Trump, ClintonHillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be seeking to answer questions voters have about their ability to lead the nation
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Politics

Young on Trump’s list for high court nominations

Young on Trump’s list for high court nominations“It’s news to me,” Young said Friday morning when contacted by The News. “I haven’t been contacted.”
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

Chelsea Clinton in Flint pushing for federal aid

Chelsea Clinton in Flint pushing for federal aidChelsea Clinton was in Flint on Friday campsigning for her mom and federal emergency disaster relief for the city's water crisis.
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
Politics

Chelsea Clinton visits Flint; mayor touts water program

Chelsea Clinton visits Flint; mayor touts water programChelsea Clinton got an update Friday on the city’s water crisis from Mayor Karen Weaver and U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee
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  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Politics

FBI gave immunity for Clinton aide’s testimony

FBI gave immunity for Clinton aide’s testimonyRep. Jason Chaffetz said Cheryl Mills and two other staff members were granted immunity deals
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  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
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Obama: Trump should visit new African-American museum

Obama: Trump should visit new African-American museumPresident Barack Obama scolded Donald Trump for his bleak description of America’s African-American community
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Trump warned not to get riled by Clinton in debate

Trump warned not to get riled by Clinton in debateThe focus underscores the concern that too many Americans don’t believe the Trump has the temperament to be president
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  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Chelsea Clinton visits MSU to push for mom

Chelsea Clinton visits MSU to push for momClinton spoke to a room of hundreds about crippling student debt and the opioid epidemic plaguing the country
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  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Politics

Poll: Quarter of Americans say media too easy on Trump

Poll: Quarter of Americans say media too easy on TrumpMeanwhile, 33 percent of people said the media has been too easy on Hillary Clinton
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  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Politics

Trump calls for racial unity, embraces ‘stop and frisk’

Trump calls for racial unity, embraces ‘stop and frisk’Trump encouraged racial unity as he called for Chicago to adopt “stop and frisk” policing tactics
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  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Report: Trump proposals would add $5.3T to debt

Report: Trump proposals would add $5.3T to debtA new analysis from a nonpartisan group finds that the federal debt would increase by $200 billion under Clinton’s plan
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Neal Rubin

Rubin: You’re not moving to Canada – but here’s a card

Rubin: You’re not moving to Canada – but here’s a cardWhite Lake real estate agent gets laughs – and a few grumbles – with his offer of help for the politically displaced
  • Neal Rubin
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Trump reversed birther stance ‘to get on with’ campaign

Trump reversed birther stance ‘to get on with’ campaignTrump says he finally admitted Obama was born in the United States because he wanted to “get on with the campaign”
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  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Obama speaks, and listeners hear ‘Donald Trump’

Obama speaks, and listeners hear ‘Donald Trump’Voters can’t help but wonder what the role of president would look like if it were inhabited by the brash billionaire
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  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
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To reach millennials, Clinton reserves digital ad time

To reach millennials, Clinton reserves digital ad timeHillary Clinton is reserving $30 million in digital advertising as she seeks to connect with young voters
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  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Elections

Trump in Toledo

Trump in ToledoRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, in Toledo, Ohio.
  • Elections
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Politics

Trump: Expand stop-frisk police tactic

Trump: Expand stop-frisk police tacticDonald Trump is calling for the police tactic that a federal judge has ruled can be discriminatory against minorities.
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  • 6 days, 12 hours ago
Politics

Trump in Toledo: Flint ‘a rough sight to look at’

Trump in Toledo: Flint ‘a rough sight to look at’One week after visiting Flint, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump gave his view of the water crisis-stricken city
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  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
Politics

Trump’s new Cuba position provokes anxiety

Trump’s new Cuba position provokes anxietyThe Republican nominee said he would reverse Obama’s series of executive orders unless Castro meets demands
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  • 6 days, 11 hours ago
Politics

Clinton campaign raced through $50M last month

Clinton campaign raced through $50M last monthHillary Clinton spent $645,000 more a day than her opponent Donald Trump last month
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  • 6 days, 12 hours ago
Politics

King lets slip racial slur at Trump event

King lets slip racial slur at Trump eventBoxing promoter Don King has let slip a racial slur as he makes the case for black voters to support Donald Trump
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 12 hours ago
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Trump’s eldest son becomes a campaign flashpoint

Trump’s eldest son becomes a campaign flashpointTrump Jr. has been raising eyebrows with some of his own pronouncements recently
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  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
Politics

Absentee voting becomes Michigan’s latest battleground

Absentee voting becomes Michigan’s latest battlegroundHillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s campaigns are eyeing reliable absentee voters who will begin getting ballots Monday
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
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As Trump appeals to blacks, Gary recalls casino deal

As Trump appeals to blacks, Gary recalls casino dealDonald Trump’s appeal to black voters sounds familiar in Gary, and not in a good way
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  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Trump Jr. likens Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles

Trump Jr. likens Syrian refugees to poisoned SkittlesDonald Trump Jr. has posted a message on Twitter likening Syrian refugees to a bowl of poisoned Skittles
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  • 1 week ago
Business

Jobless rates mostly fall in U.S. battleground states

Jobless rates mostly fall in U.S. battleground statesAnd some swing states shed jobs in August compared with a month earlier, with Michigan losing 16,400 jobs
  • Business
  • 1 week ago
Politics

George H.W. Bush said to be voting for Clinton

George H.W. Bush said to be voting for ClintonKathleen Kennedy Townsend posted a picture of herself with Bush on Facebook, saying Bush is voting for Clinton
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  • 1 week ago
Politics

Trump skips swing-state cities, opts for rural town

Trump skips swing-state cities, opts for rural townThe strategy appears to be more about making sure supporters don’t stay home on Election Day
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  • 1 week ago
Politics

Chelsea Clinton to visit Michigan Thursday, Friday

Chelsea Clinton to visit Michigan Thursday, FridayChelsea Clinton will make a two-day swing through Michigan for her mom, visiting Grand Rapids, East Lansing and Flint
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Clinton focuses on Pa., a must-win state for Trump

Clinton focuses on Pa., a must-win state for TrumpClinton’s team is bearing down in a state her party has carried in six straight elections
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Reversing course, Trump admits Obama was born in U.S.

Reversing course, Trump admits Obama was born in U.S.Trump was the most prominent proponent of the “birther” movement, which claimed Obama was born outside the U.S.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Reid lashes out at Trump for mocking Dem’s injury

Reid lashes out at Trump for mocking Dem’s injurySenate Democratic leader Harry Reid lashed out at Trump as a “con artist”
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Economists: Trump’s economic plan an impossible blend

Economists: Trump’s economic plan an impossible blendTrump has attached a price tag to an economic vision promising what many economists say is impossible
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Trump lawyer: Trump missed foundation payment mistake

Trump lawyer: Trump missed foundation payment mistakeCharities are barred from engaging in political activities, and Trump’s campaign says the check was mistakenly issued
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
TV Plus

Fallon musses Trump’s hair on ‘Tonight’

Fallon musses Trump’s hair on ‘Tonight’Donald Trump’s famous hair was wildly mussed up on national television, joked of pay cut as president
  • TV Plus
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Clinton, Trump trade barbs over health amid tight race

Clinton, Trump trade barbs over health amid tight raceHillary Clinton returned to campaigning without offering apologies for keeping her pneumonia a secret
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Leave it to pols to get it wrong on Ford, Mexico

Howes: Leave it to pols to get it wrong on Ford, MexicoReality doesn’t support Trump’s cockamamie narrative flogging the Blue Oval’s year-long small-cars-to-Mexico story
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Clinton returns to campaign, appearing energetic

Clinton returns to campaign, appearing energeticClinton’s campaign responded with a new letter from her doctor Wednesday declaring her “fit to serve” as president
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Trump hits back: Flint pastor was a ‘nervous mess’

Trump hits back: Flint pastor was a ‘nervous mess’Donald Trump hit back Thursday at the Flint pastor who chided him for giving a political speech in her church.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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