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Hawaii Republican resigns after criticizing Trump

Hawaii Republican resigns from party after criticizing TrumpRep. Beth Fukumoto said Trump’s remarks were racist and sexist and had no place in the Republican Party
  • Politics
  • 22 minutes ago
Nation

Ex-colleagues, judges to testify for Supreme Court pick

Former colleagues, judges to testify for Supreme Court pickLawyers, advocacy groups and former colleagues now get their say on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
Politics

GOP health bill on brink hours from House showdown vote

GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown voteShort of support, GOP leaders looked to Trump to close the deal with a crucial bloc of conservatives
  • Politics
  • 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
Opinion

Column: Future of electric grid needs to be discussed

Column: Future of electric grid needs to be discussedThe infrastructure will soon need significant ongoing investment just to keep things the way they are
  • Opinion
  • 8 hours, 28 minutes ago
Politics

Intel chair concerned over surveillance of Trump’s team

Intel chair concerned over surveillance of Trump’s teamDemocrat Adam Schiff renewed his party’s calls for an independent probe of Trump campaign links.
  • Politics
  • 11 hours, 51 minutes ago
Politics

Iraq veteran plans to challenge freshman Rep. Bergman

Iraq veteran plans to challenge freshman Rep. BergmanMichigan Democrats have tapped a Iraq veteran with a long career in the Marines to challenge GOP Rep. Jack Bergman
  • Politics
  • 13 hours, 59 minutes ago
Politics

Michigan activists seek to make water a human right

Michigan activists seek to make water a human rightActivists and Democratic legislators also criticized Republican President Donald Trump’s budget proposal
  • Politics
  • 15 hours, 1 minute ago
Politics

Big box stores tax reform plan faces uphill battle

Big box stores tax reform plan faces uphill battleHouse lawmakers reintroduce plan to change big box stores’ property tax assessment after it died last year in Senate
  • Politics
  • 15 hours, 48 minutes ago
Macomb County

House approves $3M for Fraser sinkhole fix

House approves $3M for Fraser sinkhole fixThe state House approved money to help fix a collapsed Fraser pipe and directs a $100 million in EPA aid to Flint
  • Macomb County
  • 16 hours, 20 minutes ago
Nation

Live: Gorsuch wards off Democrats' attacks on last day

Live: Gorsuch wards off Democrats’ attacks on last dayNeil Gorsuch enters the third day of his nomination hearings largely unscathed by Democratic attacks
  • Nation
  • 18 hours, 37 minutes ago
Politics

Labor nom says he won’t let politics influence hiring

Labor nominee Acosta says he won’t let politics influence hiringAlexander Acosta said he won’t allow political pressure from the Trump administration influence his hiring decisions
  • Politics
  • 22 hours, 38 minutes ago
Politics

Most Mich. GOP members line up behind health care bill

Most Mich. GOP members line up behind health care billRep. Justin Amash will vote no; Rep. Fred Upton said to be leaning yes. Others are on board
  • Politics
  • 22 hours, 38 minutes ago
Nation

Gorsuch on Trump: 'No man is above the law’

Gorsuch on Trump: ‘No man is above the law’Gorsuch told senators Tuesday that he keeps “an open mind for the entire process” when he issues rulings
  • Nation
  • 22 hours, 52 minutes ago
Nation

Black lawmakers to confront Trump on policies

Black lawmakers to confront Trump on policiesThe Congressional Black Caucus plans to push Trump on his budget priorities and other issues important to black voters
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Politics

GOP leaders boost pressure amid health bill crunch time

GOP leaders boost pressure as health bill crunch time nearsA senior administration official said that 20 to 25 House Republicans remained opposed or undecided
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Politics

Trump seeks health care triumph — so he can move on

Trump seeks health care triumph — so he can move onIn both his public pitches and private meetings with House Republicans to secure passage, Trump appears ready to move on
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Nation

Trump to go to Brussels for NATO meeting

Trump to go to Brussels for NATO meetingTrump accused NATO of being “obsolete” during the campaign and criticized Brussels
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Politics

Russian leader denied in Detroit meeting Trump advisers

Russian leader denied in Detroit meeting Trump advisersBut Sergey Kislyak told an Oct. 27 Detroit Economic Club audience that he met members of Congress at the GOP convention
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  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Politics

Gorsuch: Student misconstrued maternity benefits lesson

Gorsuch: Student misconstrued lesson on maternity benefitsGorsuch’s views were echoed to The Associated Press by some of his other former law school students
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Politics

At a glance: How plan to end ‘Obamacare’ is evolving
Republican leaders hope that the latest changes win enough votes to drive the legislation through the House

At a glance: How plan to replace ‘Obamacare’ is evolvingRepublican leaders hope that the latest changes win enough votes to drive the legislation through the House
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Michigan

Groups sue to stop public funds for private schools

Groups sue to stop public funds for private schoolsPublic school and parent groups are suing Michigan over the $2.5 million appropriation
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Politics

Plan to stop Michigan clock shifts gets panel hearing

Plan to stop Michigan clock shifts gets panel hearingState lawmaker wants to put Michigan on Daylight Saving Time year-round
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Politics

Snyder warns delegation health care bill hurts Michigan

Snyder warns delegation health care bill hurts MichiganThe proposed health care overhaul will “adversely affect” Michigan’s most vulnerable residents, Snyder told lawmakers
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Politics

White House issues gag order on budget details

White House issues gag order to officials on budget detailsCabinet heads, agency officials have been instructed on what to tell and not tell Congress about the proposed budget
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Politics

Trump authorizes NASA funding, Mars exploration

Trump signs bill authorizing NASA funding, Mars explorationTrump recently sent Congress a budget proposal that authorizes $19.1 billion for the space agency next year
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Politics

Dozens of Mich. water systems top Snyder’s lead limit

Dozens of state water systems exceed Snyder’s lead limitNearly 380,000 Michiganians get their water from systems that would fail to meet a proposed new lead-safety standard
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Nation

Analysis: Trump collides with reality on Russia

Analysis: Trump collides with reality on RussiaThe House intelligence committee hearing undercut Trump, whose attacks crumbled under the weight of sworn testimony
  • Nation
  • 2 days ago
Politics

Trump to GOP: Pass health care bill or seal your fate

Trump to GOP: Pass health care bill or seal your fateTrump is rallying support for the Republican health care overhaul by taking his case directly to GOP lawmakers
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Politics

State law lets undercover cops sleep with prostitutes

State law lets undercover cops sleep with prostitutesLawmaker wants to close legal exemption allowing law enforcement to sleep with prostitutes during investigations
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Autos

Peters: Michigan could be leader in autonomous vehicles

Peters: Michigan could be leader in autonomous vehiclesPeters said he’s working on legislation to put out framework for self-driving vehicle regulations
  • Autos
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Politics

San Francisco activists, techies team up against Trump

San Francisco activists, techies team up against TrumpNearly 100 tech companies, including Google, Facebook and Uber, filed a court brief urging suspension of the travel ban.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Nation

Comey: FBI probing Russia, Trump associates link

Comey: FBI probing Russia, Trump associates linkComey also knocked down Trump's wiretap claim against President Obama
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Nation

Live: Gorsuch speaks of importance of ‘independent judiciary’

Live: Gorsuch speaks of importance of ‘independent judiciary’Judge Neil Gorsuch emphasized “the importance of an independent judiciary” on Monday in opening remarks
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Health

Medicaid cuts would force tough choices

Medicaid cuts would force tough choicesProposed budget reductions in worry Michigan patients, caregivers
  • Health
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Politics

Dingell: Fight GOP on repeal of health care law

Dingell: Fight GOP on repeal of health care law“I encourage all of you ... you all need to call your elected officials and tell them how you feel,” Dingell said.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Technology

Meetup takes risky leap into the Trump resistance

Meetup takes risky leap into the Trump resistanceThe networking site will unveil plans in the coming days to partner with a labor group to coordinate political protests.
  • Technology
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
Politics

Gorsuch view on Second Amendment a judicial mystery

Gorsuch view on Second Amendment a judicial mysteryDespite strong endorsements from some gun rights advocates, Neil Gorsuch has a slim appeals court record on the subject
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Nation

Lawmaker crusades against death penalty in Alabama

Lawmaker crusades against death penalty in AlabamaAlabama has defied national trends away from capital punishment and houses one of the largest death row populations.
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Politics

Postelection dominoes create 5 open House seats

Postelection dominoes create 5 open House seatsIt will take some Democratic upsets for this trial heat for 2018 to dent GOP control of the House.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Politics

Report: Conway’s husband picked for Justice post

Report: Kellyanne Conway’s husband picked for Justice postGeorge Conway is a partner at the New York law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Politics

Trump wants a 30-foot-high wall at Mexican border

Trump wants to build 30-foot-high wall at Mexican borderThis week the president sent a budget proposal to Congress that included a $2.6 billion down payment for the wall
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Nation

U.S. asks Hawaii judge to clarify travel ban ruling

U.S. asks Hawaii judge to clarify travel ban rulingThe government is asking a federal judge to clarify his order blocking President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Nation

Trump budget clouds Public Broadcasting Act’s 50th year

Trump budget clouds Public Broadcasting Act’s 50th yearIf President Donald Trump has his way, it could be a hollow celebration
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Nation

Spicer: Secret Service stops White House intrusion

Spicer: Secret Service stops attempted White House intrusionAn individual was apprehended after jumping a low metal barrier just outside the White House fence
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Politics

Rowdy crowd at Trott’s first town hall in two years

Rowdy crowd at Trott’s first town hall in two yearsDecorum and civility flew out the window Saturday as constituents yelled and screamed at him
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
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