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Schuette: Whitmer 'failed by not telling the truth' about Nassar prosecution

Schuette: Whitmer lied about Nassar prosecutionRepublican Bill Schuette said comments from a prominent victim show Democrat Gretchen Whitmer is lying about the prosecution of Larry Nassar cases
  • Michigan
  • 1 hour, 59 minutes ago
Michigan

Detroit colleagues praise Gilchrist for technology work in city hall

Detroit colleagues praise Garlin Gilchrist IIFormer colleagues insist Garlin Gilchrist II's stellar track record behind the scenes in Detroit makes him a good pick for lieutenant governor.
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Elections

Judge might rule on young voter restriction soon

Judge might rule on young voter restriction soonThe issue is whether it’s unconstitutional to require first-time voters to vote in person if they registered by mail.
  • Elections
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Politics

Trump says he’ll rid Justice Dept. of ‘lingering stench’

Trump to rid Justice Dept. ‘lingering stench’Trump unleashed a torrent of grievances against Dems and the news media, claiming they’re sabotaging his administration
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Michigan

Michigan primary voter turnout: Interactive map by county

Interactive map: Where voter turnout surgedVoter turnout was up across Michigan but particularly so in counties won by Democratic presidential nominee Hilary Clinton in 2016
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Elections

Vote 2018: Primary election results

Vote 2018: Primary election resultsFollow election results from Metro Detroit's August primary election
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Michigan

Medicaid expansion hangs in balance in Michigan gov race

Medicaid expansion hangs in balance in gov raceThe fate of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s Medicaid expansion plan is a major debate in the gubernatorial race between Gretchen Whitmer and Bill Schuette.
  • Michigan
  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
Michigan

Leonard: Nessel 'unfit' for attorney general after reported campaign 'chaos'

Leonard: Nessel ‘unfit’ for AG for campaign ‘chaos’GOP attorney general candidate Tom Leonard called opponent Dana Nessel unfit to lead after a report revealed a high turnover rate within the campaign.
  • Michigan
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Michigan

Schuette, Whitmer agree to two televised governor's race debates in October

Schuette, Whitmer agree to two gov race debatesRepublican Bill Schuette and Democrat Gretchen Whitmer agreed to two televised debates in the governor's race, including one in Detroit
  • Michigan
  • 5 days, 14 hours ago
Michigan

Biden stumps for Whitmer in Southfield

Biden stumps for Whitmer in SouthfieldFormer VP calls governor race 'a bellwether for whole country'
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Michigan

National Democratic group pumps $250K into Michigan redistricting campaign

Group pumps $250k into Mich. redistricting campaignA national Democratic redistricting reform group headed by ex-U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder pumps $250,000 into a Michigan redistricting ballot plan
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Trump OKs sanctions for foreigner election meddling

Trump OKs sanctions for foreigner election meddlingTrump is signing an executive order authorizing sanctions against foreigners who meddle in U.S. elections.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Michigan

Survey: Trump's unpopularity in Michigan hurts GOP candidates

Survey: Trump’s unpopularity hurts GOP candidatesPresident Trump's unfavorable rating with Michigan voters threatens to drag down GOP candidates on the Nov. 6 ballot, according to new statewide poll
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Michigan

Democratic attorney general, SOS candidates lead Republicans in new poll

Poll: Democratic AG, SOS hopefuls lead GOP foesDemocratic candidates for Michigan attorney general and secretary of state are leading Republican hopefuls, but name recognition is minimal.
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Slotkin picks up high-profile national-security endorsements from Republicans

Slotkin picks up national-security endorsementsU.S. House hopeful Elissa Slotkin racked up four high-profile national security endorsements this week, including three from Republicans.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Michigan

Poll: Marijuana proposal support high, redistricting muddled

Poll: Pot plan support high, redistricting muddledA majority of likely Michigan voters favor recreational marijuana legalization but support is muddled for a plan to create a redistricting commission
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Michigan

Voter data gathering reshapes Mich. politics, sparks privacy fears

Voter data gathering reshapes Mich. politicsComplex technology lets Michigan's political parties compile detailed data on individual voters, prompting worries about privacy in a democracy
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

High stakes as 2-month sprint to Election Day begins

High stakes as 2-month sprint to Election Day beginsFor both parties, the stakes are exceedingly high
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Nation

Obama, on campaign swing, urges ‘sanity in our politics’

Obama urges ‘sanity in our politics’Obama didn’t mention Trump by name during a speech in the key Southern California battleground of Orange County
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Obama issues scathing critique of Trump, ‘politics of fear’

Obama issues scathing critique of Trump, ‘politics of fear’Obama implored Americans to vote in the midterm elections, saying the future of U.S. democracy is in the balance
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Michigan

Supreme Court keeps ban on Michigan straight-ticket voting

Top court keeps ban on straight-ticket votingAttorneys unsuccessfully asked the U.S. Supreme Court to keep straight-party voting on Michigan's Nov. 6 ballot to prevent "confusion and chaos"
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Michigan

Voting rights proposal certified for Michigan's November ballot

Voting rights plan goes on Mich.’s Nov. 6 ballotThe Board of State Canvassers voted unanimously to certify signatures for a ballot initiative that would expand voting rights in Michigan.
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Michigan

Michigan governor primary most expensive ever

Michigan governor primary most expensive everCampaign disclosure reports show seven Democratic and Republican primary candidates combined to spend more than $35 million through Aug. 7 primary
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Experts call for sweeping election security measures

Experts call for sweeping election security measuresAn expert panel of the National Academy of Sciences is calling for fundamental reforms to ensure voting integrity
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Michigan

Federal appeals panel revives Michigan's ban on straight ticket voting

Appeals panel revives Mich.’s straight ticket banIn a decision that could affect races up and down the Nov. 6 ballot, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a legislative ban on straight ticket voting.
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Michigan

Michigan GOP lawmakers adopt minimum wage, sick leave plans with aim to amend

Mich. Legislature OKs wage, paid leave plansMichigan’s Legislature approves citizen-initiated legislation that would raise the state’s minimum wage to $12 per hour and require paid sick leave,
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Michigan

Minimum wage group vows to sue if GOP 'weakens' proposal

Wage group vows to sue if GOP ‘weakens’ proposalOrganizers seeking to put a $12 minimum wage plan on November's ballot will sue Michigan’s Legislature if lawmakers adopt the plan and weaken it later
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Michigan

Ads tout Schuette's AG record, target Whitmer's immigration stances

Ad targets Whitmer’s immigration stancesBill Schuette’s first ads of the general election campaign tout his work as attorney general and call out Gretchen Whitmer's history on immigration.
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Michigan

Right-to-work repeal push pits Whitmer against Schuette

Right-to-work repeal pits Whitmer vs. SchuetteDemocratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer is hoping for the chance to repeal the Republican law she calls an “assault on working people.”
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Michigan

College Democrats sue over 'restrictive' Michigan voting laws

College Dems sue over ‘restrictive’ voting lawsMichigan voting laws confuse and unconstitutionally restrict young residents from participating in elections, according to a college Democrats' suit
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Nation

Biden feels the push to take on Trump in 2020

Biden feels the push to take on Trump in 2020Biden is convinced he can beat Trump, friends and advisers say, and he has given himself until January to deliberate.
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks ago
Nation

$30 million poured into effort to energize young voters

$30 million poured into effort to energize young votersYoung people tend to vote for Democrats, but they also tend stay away during midterm elections.
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks ago
Nation

Will Russian hackers affect this year’s election?

Will Russian hackers affect this year’s election?Once again, hackers on the outside of the American political system were probing for a way in
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Michigan

Michigan redistricting group scores 'minor win' with ballot summary change

Redistricting proposal’s ballot summary changedThe Michigan Board of State Canvassers approved final ballot language for a proposal to create a commission “of citizens” to draw political districts
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Michigan

Pence: Stabenow 'standing in way' of GOP agenda

Pence: Stabenow ‘standing in way’ of GOP agendaVice President Mike Pence said at a West Bloomfield fundraiser that "America and Michigan need John James" to beat Democrat U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Michigan

Politics site's forecast: Odds on Stevens to win Trott's seat in Congress

Politics site: Stevens likely to win Trott’s seatThe FiveThirtyEight website predicts that Democrat Haley Stevens has a 2 in 3 chance of defeating Republican Lena Epstein for Rep. Dave Trott's seat.
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Trump warns of ‘violence’ if Republicans lose elections

Trump warns of ‘violence’ if Republicans lose fall electionsTrump warned evangelical leaders that, “you’re one election away from losing everything you’ve got.”
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Nation

Liberal Gillum, Trump-backed DeSantis win Florida primaries

Gillum, DeSantis win Florida primariesA liberal Florida Democrat pulled off an upset victory while President Donald Trump’s favored candidate cruised to an easy win Tuesday
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Michigan

Voting group behind mystery requests in Michigan

Voting group behind mystery requests in Mich.A voting rights nonprofit is behind the recent mystery public record requests that blanketed clerk’s offices around Michigan
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Michigan

Stabenow, James agree to two October Senate campaign debates

Stabenow set to debate James twice in OctoberDemocratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow is set to debate Republican opponent John James twice in mid-October in the U.S. Senate campaign.
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Michigan

Pence set to return to Michigan to raise money for James

Pence returns to Michigan to raise cash for JamesA White House official said Pence will be at a Metro Detroit country club to raise money for John James, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Florida primary features Trump defender in gov race

Florida primary features Trump defender in governor’s raceTrump endorsed U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis in the Republican primary for governor over Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Judge: Mich. must accept independent AG hopeful's petition

Judge: Mich. must accept independent’s AG petitionFederal judge orders the petition for a Michigan independent candidate for attorney general be considered in time to qualify for November’s ballot
  • Politics
  • 4 weeks ago
Michigan

Michigan Dems, GOP lace up for 10-week sprint to general election

Dems, GOP finalize ticket for election sprintMichigan Democrats and Republicans finalized their tickets this weekend during spirited party conventions.
  • Michigan
  • 4 weeks ago
Michigan

Michigan Democrat leaders: Don’t bet on ‘blue wave,’ build it

Dem leaders: Don’t bet on ‘blue wave,’ build itMichigan Democrats finalized ticket for Nov. 6 general election.
  • Michigan
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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