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Study: Trump’s tactic on health care may backfire

Study: Trump’s hardball tactic on health care may backfireStopping the Affordable Care Act payments may wind up costing the federal government billions more than it would save
  • Politics
  • 2 hours, 27 minutes ago
Politics

A budget deficit challenge for Trump’s tax plan

A budget deficit challenge for Trump’s tax planTrump’s plan to stick with his campaign pledge to slash the corporate tax rate raises a problematic question
  • Politics
  • 4 hours, 7 minutes ago
Politics

Gov’t shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in Congress

Gov’t shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in CongressBipartisan bargainers are making progress toward a budget deal to prevent a partial federal shutdown this weekend
  • Politics
  • 4 hours, 24 minutes ago
Politics

North Michigan professor plans run for Congress

Northern Michigan professor plans run for CongressNorthern Michigan University professor Dwight Brady, a Democrat, said he wants to challenge GOP Rep. Jack Bergman
  • Politics
  • 15 hours, 34 minutes ago
Politics

Courser perjury case gets new judge

Courser perjury case gets new judgeJudge William Collette disqualifies himself from Todd Courser’s case after lawyer alleges unethical conduct
  • Politics
  • 17 hours, 2 minutes ago
Politics

Calley soft launches run for Michigan governor

Calley soft launches campaign for Michigan governorLt. Gov. Brian Calley got high-profile assists as he soft-launched his likely run for governor with a campaign-like talk
  • Politics
  • 18 hours, 24 minutes ago
Politics

Senate set to confirm Perdue as agriculture secretary

Senate set to confirm Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretaryThe Senate plans to vote on his nomination Monday
  • Politics
  • 21 hours, 35 minutes ago
Politics

Dems: Trump can avert shutdown if he relents on wall

Dems say Trump can avert shutdown risk if he relents on wallTrump will pressure Democrats into paying for a border wall, even if that pressure risks a possible government shutdown
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Politics

New Calley ad teases likely run for governor

New Calley ad teases likely run for governorLt. Gov. Calley is running online ads and teasing an announcement on May 30
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Detroit

Elizabeth Warren's speech to the NAACP

Elizabeth Warren’s speech to the NAACPThe senator from Massachusetts was the keynote speaker for the 62nd annual Fight For Freedom Fund dinner at Cobo Hall
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Politics

Dem gov hopeful: Make Michigan a ‘sanctuary state’

Democratic gov hopeful: Make Michigan a ‘sanctuary state’Former Detroit health director proposing public health insurance program, minimum wage increase, universal pre-school
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Politics

Trump’s 100 days: A rattled establishment, surprises

Trump’s 100 days: A rattled establishment, some surprisesHe displayed an awareness that many of his own lofty expectations for his first 100 days in office have not been met.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Politics

Trump faces tough week with budget, health care battles

Trump faces tough week with budget, health care battlesThe symbolic 100-day mark for the administration is Sat., the same day government could shut down without a budget deal
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Politics

Trump sons eye red states for business opportunities

Trump sons eye red states for business opportunitiesApprentices no more, Eric and Donald Trump Jr. are now at the helm of the Trump Organization
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
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With Supreme Court seat filled, GOP eyes lower courts

With Supreme Court seat filled, GOP eyes lower courtsRepublicans’ opportunity comes with about 120 vacancies in federal district and appeals courts that need to be filled
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Nation

Window on financial complaints could be closing soon

Window on financial complaints could be closing soonRepublicans working to overhaul Dodd-Frank want to bar publication of complaint information from a federal database
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Politics

Municipalities’ fiscal outlook gloomy despite economy

Municipalities’ fiscal outlook gloomy despite economyEight years into Michigan’s economic recovery, the fiscal outlook is still unnerving for municipalities
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Nation

Fact check: Sessions tags wrong immigrant crimes city

Fact check: Sessions tags wrong immigrant crimes citySpeaking at a news conference, Sessions offered no evidence that ‘sanctuary jurisdictions’ or immigrants are responsible
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Nation

Mnuchin calls IMF's U.S. forecast conservative

Mnuchin calls IMF’s U.S. forecast conservativeTreasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin called the IMF’s outlook for the U.S. economy a “little conservative”
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Nation

Fact check: When Trump takes credit and assigns blame

Fact check: When Trump takes credit and assigns blameOne of the most consistent features of Donald Trump’s public statements is his drive to take credit and assign blame.
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Nation

Dems could tighten grip on California political control

Dems could tighten grip on California political controlAt issue in L.A. and San Diego counties is who draws the voting districts
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Possible shutdown, health care quagmire await Congress

Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting CongressCongress faces a midnight Friday deadline to avert a government shutdown
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  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Nation

Trump to mark 100 days with Penn. rally

Trump says he’ll mark 100 days with Pennsylvania rallyPresident Donald Trump says he’ll mark his 100th day in office with a “BIG” rally in Pennsylvania
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Nation

Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat

Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spatMike Pence sought to reassure Australia on Saturday that the U.S. remains committed to the countries’ longtime alliance
  • Nation
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Michigan

State commission director charged with embezzling

State commission director charged with embezzlingA former state Hispanic/Latino Commission director allegedly stole public funds meant for a Cesar Chavez statue
  • Michigan
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Nation

Trump to move on tax reform

Trump to move on tax reformPresident takes steps to dismantle Obama’s financial regulations
  • Nation
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Business

President Trump just might save vaping

President Trump just might save vapingGregory Conley of American Vaping Association said signs continue to point to favorable treatment by the administration
  • Business
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

Reforms languish in wake of Flint water crisis

Legislative reforms languish in wake of Flint water crisisNearly three years after Flint’s switch to river water, Michigan lawmakers have OK’d one reform inspired by the crisis
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Politics

Retired Justice Young lobbied to challenge Stabenow

Retired Justice Young lobbied to challenge StabenowRepublicans try to recruit retired Michigan Supreme Court Justice Robert Young to challenge U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow
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  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Nation

House panel to hear from top officials on Russia probe

House intel panel to hear from top officials on Russia probeThe House intelligence committee has asked top officials to testify in hearings about Russian activities during election
  • Nation
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Politics

Johnson pays $3K in penalties as state probes check

Johnson pays $3K in penalties as state probes campaign checkEmbattled state Sen. Bert Johnson is working to pay off a series of campaign finance penalties but facing new questions
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Michigan

Entrepreneur of year files for Michigan governor run

Entrepreneur of year files for Michigan gubernatorial runAnn Arbor businessman Shri Thanedar is considering a run for Michigan governor as a Democrat
  • Michigan
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Detroit

Sen. Warren to deliver Detroit NAACP address Sunday

Sen. Warren to deliver Detroit NAACP address SundayLiberal champion is ‘concerned about all the things we are concerned about,’ local officials say
  • Detroit
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Nation

Trump pursues health care win before 100th day

Trump pursues health care win before 100th dayYet GOP lawmakers and aides were skeptical that the House would vote next week on the health legislation
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Politics

Trump budget chief: Spending bill must have wall money

Trump budget chief: Spending bill must have wall money‘Elections have consequences,’ Mulvaney says
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Nation

Trump raps Iran as violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal

Trump raps Iran as violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal‘Not living up to spirit of agreement ...’ Trump says, failing to mention any specific violations
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Politics

Michigan judge creating vacancy for Trump to fill

Michigan judge creating vacancy for Trump to fillJudge David McKeague is taking “senior status” on the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, a form of semi-retirement
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Politics

Upton: No timeline to decide on Stabenow challenge

Upton: No timeline to decide on Stabenow challengeRep. Fred Upton says he’s flattered by the speculation but has not taken any concrete steps to run for U.S. Senate
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Michigan

Michigan Senate votes to legalize switchblade knives

Michigan Senate votes to legalize switchblade knivesSupporters of the Senate legislation say switchblades aren’t nearly as menacing as they appeared in “West Side Story”
  • Michigan
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Politics

Rep: ‘Foreign law’ bill could cut Jewish circumcisions

Rep: ‘Foreign law’ bill could cut Jewish circumcisionsJewish and Muslim state reps are outraged at a bill that would ban ‘foreign law’ in Michigan
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Music

Kid Rock, Ted Nugent meet with President Donald Trump

Kid Rock, Ted Nugent meet with President Donald TrumpPhoto shows Rock, Nugent and Sarah Palin in the Oval Office with Trump
  • Music
  • 5 days ago
Michigan

Mich. lawmaker: Help in opioid fight on way

Mich. lawmaker says help in opioid fight ‘on its way’State awarded $16.4 million in first round of grants announced Wednesday
  • Michigan
  • 5 days ago
Autos

Dems fight to save funding for Ann Arbor EPA facility

Dems fight to save funding for Ann Arbor EPA facilityPresident has proposed eliminating $48 million and 168 positions from EPA’s Ann Arbor car-testing site
  • Autos
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
Politics

Chaffetz avoids re-election battle, eyes Utah gov race

Chaffetz avoids re-election battle, eyes Utah governor raceChaffetz has faced mounting criticism in recent months for declining to investigate Trump
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Politics

Democrats target the wrong Rep. Upton

National Democrats target the wrong Rep. UptonDemocratic Senatorial Campaign Committee-backed ads on Google search pages slammed health care stance of “Frank” Upton
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
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