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Senate committee OKs nomination of Powell for Fed chair

Senate committee approves nomination of Powell for Fed chairThe committee also approved Fed board member Randal Quarles for a full 14-year term on the Fed board
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  • 6 hours, 39 minutes ago
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Report: Michigan schools need funding boost

Report: Michigan schools need funding boostA new report argues Michigan’s public schools should get a funding boost, but not all of them should get the same amount
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  • 6 hours, 44 minutes ago
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Legislature bucks Snyder with rare veto override

Michigan Legislature bucks Snyder with rare veto overrideThe veto override on the trade-in vehicle tax break bill is the first in seven years under Snyder and third since 1977.
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  • 6 hours, 48 minutes ago
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WH directed Bannon silence in House interview

WH directed Bannon silence in House interviewBannon refused to answer a broad array of queries from the House Intelligence Committee about his time working for Trump
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  • 12 hours, 47 minutes ago
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GOP still struggling with Trump’s remarks on Africa

GOP still struggling with Trump’s remarks on AfricaDems accused the GOP of selective amnesia, as Kirstjen Nielsen testified that she “did not hear” Trump use a vulgarity
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  • 12 hours, 51 minutes ago
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Lawmakers back Detroit charter in building fight

Lawmakers back Detroit charter in building fightMichigan’s Republican-led Legislature took action to tilt a lawsuit in favor of a Detroit charter school
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  • 1 day ago
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Tax cut plans gain steam in Michigan Senate, House

Tax cut plans gain steam in Michigan Senate, HouseThe Michigan Senate is moving fast on a tax cut plan despite concerns by Republican Gov. Rick Snyder
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
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Upton: Trump’s slur a ‘setback’ for immigration reform

Upton: Trump’s slur a ‘setback’ for young immigrants dealRep. Fred Upton: President Trump’s comment about Haiti and African nations dimmed chances of an immigration reform deal
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
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Romney declines to say whether he’d run for Senate seat

Romney declines to say whether he’d run for Utah Senate seatMitt Romney has declined to say whether he would run for the Utah Senate seat being vacated by Republican Orrin Hatch
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
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Whitmer ignores ‘chatter’ as Peters declines gov run

Whitmer ignores ‘chatter’ as Peters declines gov runSen. Gary Peters said he won’t to run for governor as other Democrats try to recruit alternatives to Gretchen Whitmer
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Detroit Auto Show

Lawmakers tour auto show as self-driving rules idle

Lawmakers tour auto show as self-driving rules idleThe U.S. House has passed a bill that would allow thousands of robot car sales, but the Senate has yet to approve it
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
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Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating

Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval ratingTrump is wrapping up a year in office with the lowest average approval rating of any elected president in his first year
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
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House panel interviewing Bannon after fall from power

House panel interviewing Bannon after his fall from powerBannon is set to testify before the panel on Tuesday after accusing Trump’s son and others of “treasonous” behavior
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Trump aides debate which version of vulgarity he used

Trump aides debate which version of vulgarity Trump utteredSarah Sanders says Donald Trump is “not going to apologize for trying to fix our immigration system”
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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
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Education union endorses Whitmer for governor

Education union endorses Gretchen Whitmer for governorThe Michigan Education Association on Monday endorsed Democratic hopeful Gretchen Whitmer for governor
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Detroit Auto Show

Gov. Snyder touts Michigan as world leader for mobility

Gov. Snyder touts Michigan as worldwide leader for mobilityThe governor said he wants Michigan to be a leader in bringing people together for conversations around mobility
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
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GOP attacks Bishop challenger’s voting status

GOP attacks Bishop challenger’s voting statusGOP is trying to cast doubt on whether 8th District Democratic hopeful Elissa Slotkin is properly registered to vote
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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
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Dems, GOP mull possible election wave in age of Trump

Democrats, GOP mull possible election wave in age of TrumpDemocrats are hopeful about their chances for a midterm election wave that would give them control of the House
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  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
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Trump has kept many promises during 1st year in office

Trump has kept many promises during his first year in officeHere’s a look at some of his campaign promises and what’s happened with them
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  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
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Trump defends himself against charges that he is racist

Trump defends himself anew against charges that he is racistTrump also denied making the statements attributed to him, but avoided the details of what he did or did not say
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  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
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Chelsea Manning confirms U.S. Senate run

Chelsea Manning confirms U.S. Senate runManning, the former Army intelligence analyst was convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks
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  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
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Bonds’ daughter hits opioid crisis in run for Congress

Bill Bonds’ daughter hits opioid crisis in run for CongressKristine Bonds, daughter of longtime WXYZ-TV anchor Bill Bonds, has joined the race to succeed retiring Rep. Trott
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  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Nation

Leaders: Trump presidency is at odds with MLK’s legacy

Leaders say Trump presidency is at odds with MLK’s legacyMuch of Trump’s first year as president has been marked by racial controversy
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  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
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Chelsea Manning files for U.S. Senate bid in Maryland

Chelsea Manning files for U.S. Senate bid in MarylandShe is running as a Democrat and will likely challenge two-term Senator Democrat Ben Cardin
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  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Nation

Evangelical rift intensifies over Trump immigration remarks

Evangelical rift intensifies over Trump immigration remarksDonald Trump’s vulgar remarks have spotlighted the bitter divide among American evangelicals about his presidency
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  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
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Bipartisan deal would create citizenship pathway

Bipartisan deal would create 12-year citizenship pathwayThe agreement would prevent deportation of hundreds of thousands of so-called Dreamers
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Trump defends vulgar remarks while partly denying them

Trump defends vulgar remarks while partly denying themTrump said he was expressing what many people think but won’t say about immigrants
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  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
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State treasurer: Detroit oversight poised to end

State treasurer: Detroit oversight poised to endDetroit is poised to post its third straight surplus and end state oversight “very soon,” said Treasurer Nick Khouri
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  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
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2018 state elections could shape future for Congress

2018 state elections could shape future for CongressVoters in two-thirds of the states will be electing governors to new four-year terms in 2018.
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  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
Nation

Trump keeps Iran nuclear deal intact but adds sanctions

Trump keeps Iran nuclear deal intact but adds sanctionsTrump on Friday delivered an ultimatum to America’s European allies to fix the “terrible flaws” in the Iran nuclear deal
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  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
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U.S. Senate in Russian hackers’ crosshairs, firm says

Cybersecurity firm: U.S. Senate in Russian hackers’ crosshairsRussian government-aligned hackers are laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate
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  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Nation

Trump’s immigrant remarks ripped from left, right

Trump’s immigrant remarks ripped from left, rightThe president said he was only expressing what many people think but won’t say
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  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Nation

White House doctor: Trump in ‘excellent health’

White House doctor: Trump in ‘excellent health’The president received his first medical checkup at Walter Reed military hospital on Friday
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  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
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Report: Trump lawyer brokered $130K to porn star

Report: Trump lawyer brokered $130,000 payment to porn starTrump met Stephanie Clifford, whose goes by the name Stormy Daniels in films, at a golf event in 2006
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  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
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Kentucky is 1st to get OK for Medicaid work requirement
People between the ages of 19 and 64 must complete 80 hours per month of “community engagement” to keep their benefits

Kentucky is first to get OK for Medicaid work requirementPeople between the ages of 19 and 64 must complete 80 hours per month of “community engagement” to keep their benefits
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  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
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Trump’s immigration remarks lambasted

Trump’s immigration remarks lambastedPresident’s comments were in keeping with his long-standing position that the U.S. should shift immigration policy
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  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
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Judge Mathis decides against Congress run

Judge Mathis decides against Congress runTV celebrity Judge Greg Mathis said he’s not giving up his day job and won’t run for ex-U.S. Rep. John Conyers’ seat
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  • 5 days, 6 hours ago
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Michigan budget director resigns

Michigan budget director resigns“Grandpa’s homesick,” Michigan Budget Director Al Pscholka said as he announced his resignation
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  • 5 days, 6 hours ago
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Outgoing Virginia gov says he’d deck Trump if provoked

Outgoing Virginia governor says he’d deck Trump if provokedMcAuliffe told a national TV audience he’d knock Trump to the floor if the president ever tried to intimidate him
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  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
Nation

States tackling shortfalls in sexual misconduct policy

States tackling shortfalls in sexual misconduct policiesA 50-state review shows some type of written sexual harassment policy
  • Nation
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Politics

Spokesman says lawmakers forge immigration deal

Spokesman says lawmakers forge immigration dealA bipartisan group of senators has reached a deal on immigration to protect younger people brought to the U.S. illegally
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  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
World

Report: Trump suggests positive relationship with Kim

Report: Trump suggests positive relationship with North Korean leaderDonald Trump has suggested in an interview that he has developed a positive relationship with Kim Jong Un
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  • 6 days, 2 hours ago
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Dutch reporters confront Hoekstra on Islam comments

Dutch reporters confront Hoekstra on Islam commentsPete Hoekstra, ambassador to the Netherlands, won’t retract 2015 claims about “no-go zones” in the Netherlands
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  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Michigan

Mich. lawmakers to get more sexual harassment training

Mich. lawmakers to get more sexual harassment trainingThe Mich. Legislature is mandating more frequent sexual harassment training amid the national reckoning
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  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
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House panel weighs bill to let Kithier play basketball

House panel weighs bill to let Kithier play basketballA panel of House lawmakers took testimony on a bill to let Thomas Kithier play high school basketball in his senior year
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  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
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