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Congress releases declassified Democratic memo

Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memoCongress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations
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  • 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
Nation

NRA, Fla. faces backlash after latest school shooting

NRA, Fla. faces backlash after latest school shootingThe latest companies to end their ties with the NRA were Delta and United Airlines
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  • 3 hours, 12 minutes ago
Politics

Trump floats new gun rules as owners talk ‘betrayal’

Trump floats new gun rules as owners talk ‘betrayal’His flirtation with modest gun control measures drew swift condemnation from gun groups, hunters and sportsmen
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  • 5 hours, 20 minutes ago
Nation

White House locked down after vehicle strikes barrier

White House locked down after vehicle strikes barrierThe White House is on lockdown after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Nation

AP-NORC Poll: Most have grim outlook on US’s direction
A majority in a new poll, 52 percent, say they think the country’s direction has worsened over the last year

AP-NORC Poll: Most have grim outlook on America’s directionA majority in a new poll, 52 percent, say they think the country’s direction has worsened over the last year
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Politics

Snyder’s agriculture director resigns for federal job

Snyder’s agriculture director resigns for federal jobJamie Clover Adams is leaving Michigan to be an adviser in the office of U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue
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  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Politics

Union fees at risk as justices review Detroit precedent

Union fees at risk as justices review Detroit precedentThe U.S. Supreme Court hears a challenge to the fees that unions in the public sector can require non-members to pay
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Politics

GOP, Dem governors push national health care compromise

GOP, Dem governors push national health care compromiseA bipartisan group of governors will take on the health care question at an event Friday
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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Politics

House votes to make English official Michigan language

Michigan House votes to make English official state languageThe Republican-led House on Thursday approved legislation that would make English the official language of Michigan
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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Politics

Snyder unveils $100M ‘Marshall Plan for Talent’

Snyder unveils $100M ‘Marshall Plan for Talent’MichiganGov. Rick Snyder proposed a $100 million plan to prepare students and residents for high-paying technology jobs
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Politics

New charges brought against Manafort, Gates

New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associatesSpecial counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional charges against Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
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Special interest groups press case at Trump properties

Special interest groups press case at Trump propertiesAn Associated Press analysis of the special interests that visited Trump properties in the first year of his presidency.
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Politics

Trump holds firm grip on conservative movement

After a year, Trump holds firm grip on conservative movementMore than a year into his presidency, the onetime Democrat now holds what seems to be a near-total grip.
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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Politics

Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA

Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRATrump on Thursday endorsed a higher minimum age for buying certain rifles and tighter background checks for purchasers
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  • 2 days ago
Politics

Gun control advocates rally at Michigan Capitol

Advocates call for ‘common sense’ gun reforms at Michigan Capitol rallyMore than 100 gun control advocates rallied Thursday at the Michigan Capitol for new “common sense” regulations
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  • 2 days ago
Politics

Leading liberal policy group unveils ‘coverage for all’ plan

Leading liberal policy group unveils ‘coverage for all’ planCalled “Medicare Extra for All,” the proposal would provide a path toward universal health care coverage
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Nation

Michelle Wolf to headline White House correspondents’ dinner

Michelle Wolf to headline White House correspondents’ dinnerWolf is known from her work as a contributor on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah”
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Nation

Trump ban on bump stocks; ATF doesn’t know if it can

Trump wants to ban bump stocks; ATF doesn’t know if it canAn ATF ban on the accessories would likely thrust the department into a prolonged legal battle with gun manufacturers
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Nation

Trump endorses stricter gun-control rules

Trump endorses stricter gun-control rulesTrump tweeted his strongest stance as president one day after an emotional White House session with students and parents
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  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Nation

GOP congresswoman: Many mass murderers are Democrats

GOP congresswoman: Many mass murderers are DemocratsRep. Claudia Tenney made the remarks on a radio station during a discussion about calls for stricter gun control
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  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Politics

El-Sayed splits with Duggan

Political insider: El-Sayed splits with DugganEx-Detroit health director Abdul El-Sayed is distancing himself from mayor over water shutoffs
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  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Politics

House puts $175M for roads on fast track

House puts $175M for roads on fast trackMichigan lawmakers are advancing a mid-year road aid bill for $175 million instead of passing it in next year’s budget
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Blue Cross execs help Whitmer raise cash for gov run

Blue Cross execs help Whitmer raise cash for gov runExecutives at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan are asking employees to donate to Democrat Gretchen Whitmer’s campaign
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  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
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Trump again attacks Obama over Russia

Trump again attacks Obama over RussiaTrump also took a swipe at his attorney general, misspelling his name in a tweet
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  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
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White House: New policy won’t affect Trump’s son-in-law

White House: New policy won’t affect Trump’s son-in-lawThe White House maintains that Kushner’s work will be unaffected by the change, but won’t explain why
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  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Politics

Colo. congressman booed as people demand action on guns

Colorado congressman booed as people demand action on gunsThe raw emotions at Mike Coffman’s town hall shows how guns have become a volatile issue
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  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
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Westland mayor announces bid for Conyers’ seat

Westland mayor announces bid for Conyers’ seatBill Wild joins growing list of candidates
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  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
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Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocksThe device Trump referred to was used in the October shooting deaths of 58 people in Las Vegas.
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  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
Business

Investors are big winners in Republican’s tax overhaul

Investors are big winners in Republican’s tax overhaulStock buybacks are popular with investors because fewer shares outstanding lifts earnings per share
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  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
Politics

DeVos family divided between Calley, Schuette

DeVos family divided between Calley, Schuette in GOP raceTwo DeVoses are helping Lt. Gov. Brian Calley raise cash, but five have donated to Attorney General Bill Schuette
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  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
Politics

Insiders: Russia troll farm zanier than indictment says

Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than indictment saysThe U.S. indictment centered on a Russian troll farm glosses over how unconvincing some of its stunts could be
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  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Politics

Trump plan: Less-comprehensive health plans, lower cost

Trump plan: Less-comprehensive health plans at lower costThe plans would come with a disclaimer that they don’t meet the Affordable Care Act’s consumer protections
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  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Politics

Teen sex assault victims speak out for change

Not at my school: Teen sex assault victims ask legislators to change lawsMichigan should prohibit sexual assault assailants from attending the same school as their victims, victims say
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  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
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Trump urges GOP to fight Pa.’s congressional map

Trump urges GOP to fight Pennsylvania’s congressional mapRepublicans have already vowed to challenge it in federal court, as early as Tuesday
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  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Politics

Special counsel files new charge in Russia probe

Special counsel files new charge in Russia probeA charging document filed in federal court Tuesday accuses Alex Van Der Zwaan of one charge of making false statements
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  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
Nation

Fla. survivors, lawmakers on collision course over guns

Florida survivors, lawmakers on collision course over gunsWithin hours the gun-friendly Legislature had effectively halted any possibility of banning assault-style rifles
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  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Politics

Resettlement offices shrink as refugee numbers plunge

Resettlement offices shrink as refugee numbers plungeWith fewer refugees arriving, some resettlement offices in Michigan are suspending operations or downsizing
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  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
Politics

Trump endorses Romney for Utah Senate bid

Trump endorses Romney for Utah Senate bidRomney announced last week he would seek the nomination to replace retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch
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  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
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Gates may turn on Manafort in Russia meddling probe
Rick Gates, an indicted former Trump campaign aide, has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate with Robert Mueller

Gates may turn on Manafort in Russia meddling probeRick Gates, an indicted former Trump campaign aide, has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate with Robert Mueller
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  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
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Pennsylvania court issues overhauled congressional map

Pennsylvania court issues overhauled congressional mapPennsylvania’s high court issued a new congressional district map, all but ensuring that Dem prospects will improve
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  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
World

Ex-workers at Russian ‘troll farm’ trust US indictment

Ex-workers at Russian ‘troll farm’ trust US indictmentSeveral people who worked at a St. Petersburg “troll factory” say they think the U.S. criminal charges are well-founded.
  • World
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Nation

Rhode Island GOP state sen. charged with extorting sex

Rhode Island GOP state sen. charged with extorting sexA grand jury indictment accuses a Republican state senator of extorting sex from a page in Rhode Island
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  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

Trump fumes about Russia probe as nation mourns

Trump fumes about Russia probe as nation mournsTrump on Sunday asserted that the Obama administration bears some blame for the election meddling
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  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Nation

Facebook to use postcards after Russian meddling

Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddlingFacebook will send postcards to potential buyers of political ads to confirm they reside in the U.S.
  • Nation
  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Politics

Civil rights chief clashes with Schuette on farm pay

Civil rights chief clashes with Schuette on farm payMichigan civil rights chief Agustin Arbulu clashes with Attorney General Bill Schuette on minimum wage at small farms
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  • 5 days, 21 hours ago
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