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Poor, disabled losers in Trump budget; military wins
Trump’s plan for the budget year beginning Oct. 1 makes deep cuts in safety net programs

Poor, disabled big losers in Trump budget; military winsTrump’s plan for the budget year beginning Oct. 1 makes deep cuts in safety net programs
  • Politics
  • 9 minutes ago
Michigan

House OK’s shielding private police cam video

Michigan House approves blocking private police cam videoThe House unanimously approved blocking the release police cam video obtained in a private setting over press objections
  • Michigan
  • 2 hours, 51 minutes ago
Politics

Stein recount sparks Mich. vote to double fees

Stein recount sparks Mich. vote to double feesMichigan would double fees for long-shot election recounts under a bill approved Tuesday by the state Senate
  • Politics
  • 7 hours, 11 minutes ago
Politics

Trump cuts target Great Lakes, Mich. programs

Trump cuts target Great Lakes, Michigan programsPresident Donald Trump’s $4 trillion budget for 2018 would slash Environmental Protection Agency funding 31 percent
  • Politics
  • 7 hours, 26 minutes ago
Politics

Michigan GOP lawmakers unveil pension reform plans

Michigan GOP lawmakers unveil pension reform plansHouse, Senate proposals would close Michigan’s teacher pension system to new hires and move them to 401(k)-style plans
  • Politics
  • 8 hours, 5 minutes ago
Politics

Trump budget slashes money of clean air, water programs

Trump budget slashes money of clean air, water programsThe Trump Administration budget slashes funding for the EPA by nearly one-third, laying off thousands of employees
  • Politics
  • 8 hours, 30 minutes ago
Politics

DeVos pushes for school reform at conference

DeVos pushes for school reform at conferenceThe education secretary said Trump is proposing an “...ambitious expansion of education choice in our nation’s history”
  • Politics
  • 21 hours, 3 minutes ago
Politics

Trump budget plan adds costs, cuts for Michigan

Trump budget plan adds costs, cuts for MichiganMichigan could see major changes in programs such as Medicaid, welfare benefits and farm subsidies under Trump’s budget
  • Politics
  • 22 hours, 9 minutes ago
Nation

Trump’s plan to nix block grants may be tough sell

Trump’s plan to nix community block grants may be tough sellTrump’s 2018 budget blueprint calls for abolishing the 4-decade-old program, saying it’s not well-targeted to poor areas
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Nation

Supreme Court strikes down 2 NC congressional districts

Supreme Court strikes down 2 N.C. congressional districtsThe court ruled that North Carolina Republicans relied too heavily on race when they drew bizarrely shaped districts
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Politics

Senate GOP quietly working on health overhaul bill

Senate Republicans quietly working on health overhaul billIn closed meetings, Senate Republicans are trying to write legislation dismantling President Obama’s health care law
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Politics

Why closing Michigan pension system didn’t stop debt

Why closing Michigan pension system didn’t stop debt20 years after Michigan ended state employee pensions for new hires, the system has $6 billion in unfunded liabilities
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Politics

Flynn to plead Fifth in Russia probe

Flynn to plead Fifth in Russia probeFlynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination on Monday
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Politics

Trump’s budget plan includes huge cuts to food stamps

Trump’s budget proposal includes huge cuts to food stampsTrump’s budget would cut food stamps, Medicaid, federal employee pensions, welfare benefits and farm subsidies
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Politics

GOP businesswoman Lena Epstein to run for Senate

GOP businesswoman Lena Epstein to run for Senate in MichiganEpstein said Monday she will run for U.S. Senate in 2018, saying Michigan is ready for another outsider
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  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Politics

Poll finds Detroit clerk Winfrey vulnerable

Poll find Detroit clerk Winfrey vulnerableClerk Janice Winfrey leads 47 percent to 12 percent for Heaster Wheeler in a poll of 400 likely primary voters
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Politics

Poll: Duggan leads Young despite voter discontent

Poll: Duggan leads Young in Detroit mayor’s race despite voter discontentThe 400 likely Detroit voters said crime, blight and poverty have risen while job opportunities have stagnated.
  • Politics
  • 3 hours, 40 minutes ago
Michigan

House widens effort to fight female genital mutilation

Michigan House widens effort to fight female genital mutilationHouse reps are pushing a more comprehensive plan to outlaw female genital mutilation after passage of Senate bills
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Nation

Trump pursues ‘ultimate deal’ in Israel
White House aides have played down expectations for significant progress on the peace process during Trump’s stop

Trump pursues ‘ultimate deal’ in IsraelWhite House aides have played down expectations for significant progress on the peace process during Trump’s stop
  • Nation
  • 2 days ago
Nation

Graduates walk out on Pence at Notre Dame commencement

Graduates walk out on Pence at Notre Dame speechThe ex-governor of Indiana, was invited after students and faculty protested the prospect of Trump being invited
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
World

Trump: Terror fight a ‘battle between good and evil’

Trump: Terror fight a ‘battle between good and evil’Trump’s address Sunday was the centerpiece of his two-day visit to Saudi Arabia, his first stop overseas as president
  • World
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Nation

California Democrats take aim at Trump, GOP Congress

California Democrats take aim at Trump, GOP CongressCalifornia Democrats had tough words for Republican President Donald Trump and the GOP Congress on Saturday
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
World

Trump basks in lavish Saudi welcome

Trump basks in lavish Saudi welcomeThe visit to the kingdom’s capital kicked off Trump’s first foreign trip as president
  • World
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Nation

GOP flips Obama-era regulations

GOP flips Obama-era regulationsOver a few months, lawmakers used an obscure rule to ram through changes that will have far-reaching implications.
  • Nation
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Nation

Trump’s Russia troubles deepen as Comey plans testimony

Trump’s Russia troubles deepen as Comey plans testimonyJames Comey agreed to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee about the bureau’s probe into Russian meddling
  • Nation
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Politics

Report: FBI probe moves into White House

Report: FBI probe moves into White HouseThe Washington Post is reporting that a current senior Trump adviser is under scrutiny in the probe into Russian ties
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Business

Trump’s trade stance makes U.S. farmers nervous

Trump’s trade stance makes U.S. farmers nervousNAFTA has benefited many American farmers
  • Business
  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
Politics

Report: Trump tells Russians about firing 'crazy' Comey

Report: Trump tells Russians about firing ‘nut job’ ComeyFriday’s report quotes Trump calling ousted FBI Director James Comey 'crazy' and 'a real nut job'
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
Politics

Commission: Governor, justices deserve pay raises

Michigan panel: Governor, justices deserve pay raisesMichigan’s top elected officials and Supreme Court justices deserve pay hikes, according to a state board recommendation
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Nation

Trump attorney didn’t want him to sign disclosure

Trump attorney didn’t want him to sign financial disclosureTrump’s attorneys originally wanted him to submit an updated financial disclosure without certifying the info as true
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Politics

Pension dispute derails Mich. budget talks

Teacher pension dispute derails Michigan budget talksRepublican leaders in the Michigan House and Senate cite Snyder’s reluctance to embrace a 401(k)-style retirement plan
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Nation

More happening with Ford, GM than Trump lets on

More happening with Ford, GM than Trump lets onPresident holds up Ford and GM as examples of job expansion during same week that they tighten operations
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Politics

Amid White House crisis, Pence tries to avoid fray

Amid White House crisis, Pence tries to avoid political frayThere are fresh questions about how much Pence knew as head of Trump’s transition team
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Nation

Trump heads overseas, turmoil in his wake

Trump heads overseas, turmoil in his wakeTrump is leaving for a foreign trip, and aides had hoped the disarray at home would’ve been calmed by take-off time
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Politics

Trump takes domestic baggage on trip abroad

Trump takes domestic baggage on trip abroadPresident Donald Trump’s maiden international trip has long loomed as crucial first test abroad
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
World

U.S., Israeli spies upset Trump shared intel

U.S., Israeli spies upset Trump shared intelSome of the people who’ve spent years safeguarding the U.S.-Israeli relationship say there will be consequences.
  • World
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Nation

Ailes’ political legacy: GOP control in divided America

Ailes’ political legacy: GOP control in divided AmericaThe Fox News founder played an essential role in shifting the political debate sharply to the right.
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Politics

Stabenow raps ‘abrupt’ dismissal of EPA panel members

Stabenow raps ‘abrupt’ dismissal of EPA science panel membersSen. Debbie Stabenow wants to know why the EPA dismissed nine scientific review board members
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

Trump denies asking Comey to shelve Flynn probe

Trump denies asking Comey to shelve Flynn probePresident Donald Trump made his comments while welcoming the president of Colombia to the White House
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Nation

FCC’s new take on net neutrality: what you need to know

FCC’s new take on net neutrality: what you need to knowThe lowdown on the FCC’s first step in bid to reverse internet regulations passed in 2015
  • Nation
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Politics

Trump lashes out: abused by ‘greatest witch hunt’

Trump lashes out: abused by ‘greatest witch hunt’Trump tweeted that it is “the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!”
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Politics

Michigan speaker backs push for part-time legislature

Michigan speaker backs push for part-time legislatureHouse Speaker Tom Leonard wants Michigan to move to a part-time Legislature
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

Chaffetz will resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

Chaffetz will resign, raising doubts about Trump probeU.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Thursday he will resign from Congress next month
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

Michigan pot legalization petitions hitting streets

Michigan pot legalization petitions hitting streetsA coalition seeking to legalize marijuana in Michigan can circulate petitions as a mystery opposition group emerges
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
Mobility

Mich. senators revive push for advanced car legislation

Mich. senators revive push for advanced car legislationBill to boost research into fuel-saving technology includes $313.6M for DOE’s Vehicle Technologies Office
  • Mobility
  • 5 days, 7 hours ago
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