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Sessions: U.S. to continue use of privately run prisons

Sessions: U.S. to continue use of privately run prisonsSessions signaled Thursday his strong support for the federal government’s continued use of private prisons
  • Nation
  • 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
Politics

CPAC head rips ‘alt-right’; Priebus, Bannon talk unity

CPAC leader rips ‘alt-right’; Priebus, Bannon talk unityWhite nationalist leader booted from conservative conference
  • Politics
  • 3 hours, 14 minutes ago
Politics

Democrats hope to harness Trump resistance

Democrats hope to harness Trump resistanceThe ideal for the party is to use a disparate network of liberal and progressive groups to drive voters to the polls
  • Politics
  • 3 hours, 35 minutes ago
Nation

Justice Ginsburg praises media, role of free press

Justice Ginsburg praises media, role of free pressThe Supreme Court Justice told the BBC’s “Newsnight” program that “reporters are trying to tell the public the truth.”
  • Nation
  • 5 hours, 1 minute ago
Nation

Boehner predicts ‘Obamacare’ won’t be repealed

Boehner predicts ‘Obamacare’ won’t be repealedThe former House Speaker predicted that a full repeal and replacement of “Obamacare” is “not going to happen.”
  • Nation
  • 5 hours, 31 minutes ago
Politics

GOP rep cancels call for Michigan House speaker probe

GOP lawmaker cancels call for Michigan House Speaker probeRep. Dave Pagel said he is concerned by allegations of ‘improper pressuring for votes to change’ by Speaker Tom Leonard
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  • 6 hours, 56 minutes ago
Politics

Snyder delays Detroit school closing decisions till May

Snyder delays Detroit school closing decisions until MayRick Snyder said after meeting with the Detroit caucus that closures might not be the best option for failing schools
  • Politics
  • 7 hours, 33 minutes ago
Business

Trump to CEOs: ‘Real jobs’ have to come back to U.S.

Trump to CEOs: ‘Real jobs’ have to come back to U.S.‘Bringing manufacturing back to America, creating high-wage jobs was one of our campaign promises,’ Trump said
  • Business
  • 7 hours, 51 minutes ago
Macomb County

Sen. Gary Peters views demonstration of a Bradley Fighting Vehicle

Sen. Gary Peters views demonstration of a Bradley Fighting VehicleA new member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, the senator from Michigan was given a tour of BAE Systems in Sterling Heights.
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  • 8 hours, 14 minutes ago
Politics

Mnuchin says goal is to pass tax reform by August

Mnuchin says goal is to pass tax reform by AugustMnuchin said tax reform is the Trump administration’s top economic priority
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  • 9 hours, 53 minutes ago
Politics

Conservatives learn dealing with Trump complicated

Conservatives learn dealing with Trump can be complicatedSome conservatives worry whether they can trust their new president to follow decades of orthodoxy on various issues
  • Politics
  • 15 hours, 9 minutes ago
Nation

Emails show EPA chief’s cozy ties with fuel industry

Emails show new EPA chief’s cozy ties with fuel industryEmails show Scott Pruitt worked with fossil fuel companies to undermine federal efforts to curb carbon emissions
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  • 15 hours, 58 minutes ago
Michigan

Republican tax cut plan fails in Michigan House

Republican tax cut plan fails in Michigan HouseHouse Speaker Tom Leonard was struggling Wednesday to round up votes for a revised plan to slash personal income taxes.
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  • 16 hours, 47 minutes ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint plan for $100M in fed funding advances to EPA

Flint plan for $100M in fed funding advances to EPAThe ‘indended use’ plan outlines ways Flint wants to use federal funding approved by Congress late last year
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  • 23 hours, 3 minutes ago
Politics

Constituents demanding Trott meeting turned away

Constituents demanding meeting with Rep. Dave Trott turned awayTroy police warn group it is trespassing in vestibule of rep’s office; ‘We just want to be heard,” citizens say
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  • 23 hours, 14 minutes ago
Politics

Michigan lawmakers make their mark on social media

Like Trump, Michigan lawmakers make their own mark on social mediaMichigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley and Reps. Justin Amash and Bill Huizenga don’t delegate social media posts to staffers
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  • 23 hours, 15 minutes ago
Politics

U.S. marshal security ordered for DeVos

U.S. Marshal security ordered for Betsy DeVosIn a rare move, the U.S. Marshals Service is providing security for Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos of Michigan
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  • 23 hours, 15 minutes ago
Nation

Trump team lifts fed transgender protections

Trump administration lifts federal transgender protectionsThe decision is a reversal of an Obama-era directive issued in May
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  • 1 day ago
Business

A push to turn patients into savers, shoppers

Health care’s future: Turning patients into savers, shoppersRepublicans weigh plans to encourage wider use of health savings accounts
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Politics

DNC race remains tight
The race between Tom Perez and Rep. Keith Ellison marks the first heavily contested battle to run the DNC recently.

DNC race remains tightThe race between Tom Perez and Rep. Keith Ellison marks the first heavily contested battle to run the DNC recently.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Politics

Senate approves tax incentives for blight redevelopment

Michigan Senate approves tax incentives for blight redevelopmentA tax break plan designed to spur redevelopment projects across the state won bipartisan support in the Michigan Senate
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Politics

Trump expected to submit budget blueprint on March 13

Trump expected to submit budget blueprint on March 13GOP aides say they’re expecting Trump’s blueprint to contain fewer details than is typical
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Politics

Conservative forces clash in Trump’s early days

Conservative forces clash in Trump’s early daysThe conservative movement is in flux as thousands of adherents prepare to gather for its largest annual gathering
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Politics

GOP members of Congress face Trump foes at town halls

GOP members of Congress face Trump foes at town hallsProtests continue over Trump’s immigration policies, Cabinet picks and the GOP’s push to repeal the Affordable Care Act
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Nation

Trump lays out new approach to illegal immigration

Trump admin lays out new approach to illegal immigrationHere’s a look at some of what the policy memos say the government will do
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Politics

After Trump travel ban, immigrants seek to naturalize
Since last month, immigrants have been rushing to prepare applications to become U.S. citizens

After Trump travel ban, immigrants seek to naturalizeSince last month, immigrants have been rushing to prepare applications to become U.S. citizens
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Politics

Polarizing EPA chief tries to reassure staff

Polarizing EPA chief tries to reassure staffPruitt says jobs, environment no mutually exclusive
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Politics

House GOP scales back tax cut plan, drops phase-out

House GOP scales back tax cut plan, drops idea of eliminating income levyThe revised House plan would reduce Michigan income taxes over four years whether than eliminate them over four decades.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

GOP lawmaker town halls face liberal discontent

Michigan Republican lawmakers’ town halls face liberal discontentLike with the tea party movement, the liberal activity has sent Mich. GOP congressional staffers scrambling to respond
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Politics

Yiannopoulos apologizes for remarks, quits Breitbart

Yiannopoulos apologizes for remarks, quits BreitbartMilo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year’s CPAC after his comments on relationships between boys and older men
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Nation

Trump: Threats against Jewish centers ‘horrible’

Trump: Threats against Jewish centers ‘horrible and painful’The White House is denouncing “hatred and hate-motivated violence” following a series of threats against Jewish centers
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Politics

In Trump’s future looms a familiar shutdown threat

In Trump’s future looms a familiar shutdown threatAdd a potential government shutdown to embattled Donald Trump’s growing roster of headaches
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Trump’s new national security adviser a soldier-scholar

Trump’s new national security adviser a soldier-scholarArmy Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster replaced retired Gen. Michael Flynn, who was fired last week
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Frustrations with Trump find artistic outlet in Detroit

Frustrations with Trump find artistic outlet in Metro Detroit‘Not My President’s Day’ activities include installations, cabaret, plays, music and performance art
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Business

Number crunchers worried Trump will fudge economic data

Number crunchers worried Trump will fudge economic dataThe administration is reportedly considering making the U.S. trade deficit look bigger than currently reported
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  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Politics

Trump taps McMaster as national security adviser

Trump taps McMaster as national security adviserPresident Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser
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  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Politics

Trump tries to move past controversies

Trump tries to move past controversies, toward legislatingWhite House chief of staff Priebus said Trump expects a health care plan to emerge in “the first few days of March”
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
Politics

Pence disappointed Flynn gave him inaccurate info

Pence was disappointed Flynn gave him inaccurate informationPence said Monday it was right to oust Michael Flynn as national security adviser
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Nation

Draft DHS rules sharpen focus on illegal immigrants

Draft DHS guidelines sharpen focus on those here illegallyThe memos dated Friday seek to implement President Donald Trump’s broad directive to crack down on illegal immigration
  • Nation
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Politics

Trump’s weekends in Florida include work and golf

Trump’s weekends in Florida include work and golfTrump’s weekend featured a campaign rally, a health care strategy session, interviews for a national security adviser
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Source: Senators want materials saved for Russia probe

Source: Senators want materials saved for Russia probeThe Senate intelligence committee has sent formal requests to more than a dozen organizations, agencies and individuals
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
World

Pence offers ‘unwavering’ NATO pledge

Pence offers ‘unwavering’ NATO pledge, leaves open questionsAmerica’s commitment to NATO is “unwavering,” U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday
  • World
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
Nation

Trump plan to up defense spending faces big hurdles

Trump’s plan for spike in defense spending faces big hurdlesRepublicans hold a larger majority in the House, but the party’s deficit hawks are a significant obstacle
  • Nation
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
Nation

Hundreds of Texans may have voted improperly

Hundreds of Texans may have voted improperlyOfficials have acknowledged that hundreds were allowed to bypass the state’s toughest-in-the-nation voter ID law
  • Nation
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
Politics

Trump rallies supporters with old promises, insults

Trump rallies supporters with old promises, insultsThe rally came during Trump’s third straight weekend at his private south Florida club, Mar-a-Lago
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 6 hours ago
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