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GOP infighting stalls budget plan

GOP infighting stalls budget planTuesday’s deadlock is the result of a battle between conservatives demanding greater spending cuts
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  • 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
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Legislators: Immigrant detainees need attorney access

Legislators: Immigrant detainees need attorney accessState legislators say the majority of Michigan detainees are being housed 230 miles from Detroit in Youngstown, Ohio
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  • 2 hours, 1 minute ago
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Democrats aim to blast Trump for favoring wealthy

Democrats aim to blast Trump for favoring wealthyDems say they have seen a significant shift in the number of people that believe the president sides with the wealthy
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  • 6 hours ago
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GOP leaders labor to rescue health care bill

GOP leaders labor to rescue health care bill amid defectionsMinutes after the report’s release, three GOP senators threatened to oppose a procedural vote to begin debate
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  • 6 hours, 22 minutes ago
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These senators will make, break GOP’s health care push

These senators will make or break the GOP’s health care pushTrump’s campaign promise to repeal and replace “Obamacare” is now in the hands of a key group of GOP senators
  • Politics
  • 6 hours, 59 minutes ago
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Ruling in travel ban leaves many questions unanswered

Ruling in travel ban leaves many questions unansweredThe ruling was seen as at least a partial victory for Trump in the biggest court case of his presidency
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  • 7 hours, 22 minutes ago
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Justices’ travel ban decision divides Detroit area

Justices’ travel ban decision divides Detroit areaThe Supreme Court on Monday allowed some parts of travel ban to go into effect for six mostly Islamic countries
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  • 12 hours, 49 minutes ago
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Lots of questions, no answers at pot board meeting

Lots of questions,no answers at pot board meetingThe Medical Marihuana Licensing Board members did not have answers for those Monday with burning questions
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  • 20 hours, 19 minutes ago
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Saginaw doc submits signatures for governor run

Saginaw doc submits signatures for governor runJim Hines became the first candidate in the race to submit signatures required to make Michigan’s 2018 primary ballot
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Trump attacks Obama’s handling of Russian meddling

Trump attacks Obama’s handling of Russian meddlingTrump says investigators have “zero ‘tapes’” showing his associates colluded with Moscow to influence the election
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
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Top Republican to press for $705B defense budget

Top Republican to press for $705B defense budgetRep. Thornberry argues the increase is needed to repair a military that’s been at almost continuous combat for years
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Politics

What’s happened to the pro-gun wish list in Washington?

What’s happened to the pro-gun wish list in Washington?After years of frustration they thought a gun-friendly president and Congress would advance their agenda
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
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Donors to GOP: Action on health care, taxes before cash

Donors to GOP: No cash until action on health care, taxesThe billionaire conservatives warned this weekend of a rapidly shrinking window to push their agenda through Congress
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
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Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22M uninsured

Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22M uninsuredSenate Republicans skeptical about a GOP health overhaul bill are expressing some doubt about holding a vote this week
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Nation

Trump: Travel ban decision a national security victory

Trump: Travel ban decision a national security victoryThe Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from mostly Muslim countries
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Politics

Trump: Not ‘that far off’ from passing health overhaul

Trump: Not ‘that far off’ from passing health overhaulTrump’s optimism comes amid the public opposition of five Republican senators so far to the Senate GOP plan
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  • 2 days ago
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Analysis: Voting district lines favor GOP

Analysis: Voting district lines favor GOPRepublicans had one of the highest state advantages in Michigan, analysis finds
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  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
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Voting districts lines cited behind lack of choices

Voting districts lines cited behind lack of choicesPolitical scientists say a major reason for unopposed candidates is the way districts are drawn
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  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
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Voting district ‘efficiency gap’ explained

Voting district ‘efficiency gap’ explainedHow much partisanship is too much? Efficiency gap gauges it
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  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
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Koch chief: Health care bill not conservative enough

Koch chief: Health care bill not conservative enoughChief lieutenants in the Koch brothers’ political network lashed out at the Senate Republican health care bill Saturday
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  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Environment

'New urgency' as Asian carp found near Lake Michigan

New urgency’ as Asian carp found near Lake MichiganA live Asian carp has been found about nine miles from Lake Michigan, triggering ‘new urgency’ from Michigan lawmakers
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  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
Politics

Senate bill’s consumer impact goes beyond ‘Obamacare’

Senate bill’s consumer impact goes beyond ‘Obamacare’Medicaid is biggest consumer story in ‘Obamacare’ rollback
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  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
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Trump seeks a talking point in Mueller’s ties to Comey

Trump labors to make Mueller-Comey tie a key talking pointThe emphasis on their ties could be an attempt by Trump to make the case for an eventual Mueller dismissal
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  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
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State aid hike for vapor cleanup called inadequate

State aid hike for vapor cleanup called inadequateThe Michigan Legislature approved $300,000 more to clean up chemical vapors — far less than the DEQ director requested
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Nation

Trump signs ‘historic’ bill to transform VA

Trump signs ‘historic’ bill to transform VATrump has signed a bill into law designed to make it easier to fire Department of Veterans Affairs employees
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  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
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Trump suggests he was trying to keep Comey honest

Trump suggests he was trying to keep Comey honestTrump suggested he was trying to keep Comey honest with his cryptic tweet implying there might be recordings of talks
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  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
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GOP loses another senator in health care battle

GOP loses another senator in health care battleThe bill would cut, redesign the Medicaid program for low-income and disabled people, and erase taxes on higher earners
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  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Hello, GOP? Michigan is in hunt for Foxconn jobs

Howes: Hello, GOP? Michigan is in hunt for Foxconn jobsWorld’s largest contract electronics assembler also considering Ohio, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and North Carolina sites
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  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Politics

Senate sends $57B state budget to Snyder

Senate sends $57B state budget to SnyderThe Senate gave final approval to a nearly $57 billion state budget Thursday; it now heads to Snyder for a signature
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  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
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GOP opposition imperils Senate health care bill

GOP opposition imperils Senate health care billSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can lose only two Republican senators and still pass the legislation
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  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Nation

Obama: Millions lose coverage with GOP health plan

Obama: Millions lose coverage with GOP health planObama called Senate Republicans’ health care bill a “massive transfer of wealth ... to the richest people in America.”
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
Nation

How Senate health bill compares to House, ACA

How Senate health bill compares to House, ACACongresses bills mean less federal money for health insurance and a greater likelihood more Americans will be uninsured
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  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

Mich. Senate votes to halt addicts’ ‘doctor shopping’
Doctors would be required to check an electronic monitoring database before prescribing drugs

Senate votes to keep opioid addicts from ‘doctor shopping’Doctors would be required to check an electronic monitoring database before prescribing drugs
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  • 5 days ago
Autos

Bills sent to Snyder speed tax cut for car trade-ins
Bills sent to Gov. Snyder on Thursday would accelerate a tax cut for people who trade in their vehicle

Bills sent to Snyder would speed tax cut for car trade-insBills sent to Gov. Snyder on Thursday would accelerate a tax cut for people who trade in their vehicle
  • Autos
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
Politics

Trump says he didn’t record Comey meetings after all

Trump says he didn’t record meetings with Comey after allThe announcement caps weeks of speculation about whether tapes exist
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Epstein challenges unannounced GOP foe

Epstein challenges unannounced GOP foe YoungLena Epstein challenged retired state Supreme Court Justice Robert Young Jr. before he officially enters Senate race
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  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
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Trump expected to soon reveal if there are Comey tapes

Trump expected to soon reveal if there are Comey tapesSeveral outside advisers who speak to Trump regularly said he has not mentioned the existence of tapes
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  • 5 days, 6 hours ago
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US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections

US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 electionsThe Obama administration faced tensions in trying to warn of meddling in the face of a skeptical Donald Trump
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  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Nation

Senate GOP health care bill may cut Medicaid

Senate GOP health care bill may cut MedicaidIt would also largely retain the subsidies Obama provided to help millions buy insurance.
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  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Angry Dems turn against leaders after election losses

Angry Dems turn against leaders after election lossesDemocratic divisions were on glaring display after a special election loss in a wildly expensive Georgia House race
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  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
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House speaker cancels vote on ‘good jobs’ bills

House speaker cancels vote on ‘good jobs’ billsLawmakers were expected to vote on major tax incentive package late Tuesday until Speaker Tom Leonard nixes it
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  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
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Lawmakers seek forced release of Asian carp report

Lawmakers seeks forced release of Asian carp reportLawmakers including Michigan’s Huizenga plan a bill to force the Army Corps of Engineers to release an Asian carp report
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 21 hours ago
Michigan

Calley asks board not to review part-time plan

Calley asks board not to review part-time legislature planLt. Gov. Brian Calley said “establishment forces” are trying to stop his petition drive for a part-time Legislature
  • Michigan
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Politics

GOP chairwoman: Young to challenge Stabenow

GOP chairwoman: Young to challenge StabenowFormer state Supreme Court Justice Robert Young would be second GOP candidate to announce challenge to Debbie Stabenow
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
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Plan to privatize Mich. mental health aid advances

Plan to privatize Michigan mental health services advancesFirst step in plan to turn control of mental health budget over to private insurers is poised for inclusion in budget
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  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
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