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Your updated guide on where to find presidential candidates in Michigan...

At least 20 presidential candidates will descend on Michigan this week as they prepare for and participate in the second round of Democratic presidential...

Buttigieg says Dems can’t win Midwest in 2020 just by promising...

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said at a Detroit fundraiser Sunday evening that Democrats seeking the nation’s highest office can’t win key Midwest states...

Stevens delivers weekly Democratic address after 2 bills clear U.S. House

Freshman U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens (D-Rochester) was tapped to deliver the Democratic Party’s weekly address Friday, and took the opportunity to point out the...

Kamala Harris at SEIU rally: ‘Detroit was built by workers’

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) on Wednesday became the first presidential candidate to rally with Detroit security officers who are trying to unionize.  Several presidential...

10 presidential hopefuls stress civil rights bona fides at NAACP forum

Ten candidates in the crowded 2020 presidential field made their case as civil rights champions Wednesday, on the closing day of the national NAACP...

Harris to attend SEIU Detroit rally Wednesday

Updated, 5:11 a.m., 6/24/19 with new location for the rally U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is slated to be at a Wednesday rally in Detroit...

Rick Haglund: Steering students into skilled trades alone won’t rebuild Michigan’s...

For decades, Michigan policymakers have focused on attracting more high school students into skilled trades and other plentiful good-paying jobs that don’t require four-year...

State unveils program for budding weed industry in areas hit hard...

The regulatory body for Michigan’s newly legal marijuana industry wants to give a leg up to prospective entrepreneurs in 19 communities deemed to have...

Michigan U.S. House Dems vote to boost minimum wage to $15...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Thursday voted to hike the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025 — which could mean...

Nessel joins other AGs in pushing feds for fairer labor practices

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined attorneys general from around the country in urging the federal government “to protect workers from harmful anti-competitive...

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