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Pence to talk NAFTA replacement in Southeast Michigan Wednesday

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Michigan on Wednesday to push a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) replacement plan, according to his...

AG plans clampdown on ‘payroll fraud’

Updated, 3:58 p.m. and 5:01 p.m. with comments from Charles Owens and legislative Republicans. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and Democratic legislators want to crack...

Breaking: Presidential hopeful Tim Ryan coming to Grand Rapids

Another presidential contender is heading to Michigan, with U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) slated to headline a Kent County Democrats' fundraiser next month. Ryan was...

Bipartisan lawmakers sponsor Whitmer scholarship, skills training programs

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appeared alongside more than a dozen representatives of business, labor, and education organizations, as well as legislators from both parties, at...

MSU grad student union says new contract hurts foreign students

Michigan State University’s graduate student employee union is crying foul over the university’s rejection of its latest contract re-negotiation, which it says will negatively...

Ojeda is looking for ‘Real Democrats’ in Michigan — and across...

Richard Ojeda is angry. Actually, he’s “pissed off,” and he thinks you should be, too. The retired Army major and former West Virginia state...

AG, high court could still weigh minimum wage, sick leave laws

Attorney General Dana Nessel and the state’s highest court could still weigh whether Lame Duck laws that dramatically scaled back ballot proposals regarding paid...

O’Rourke: Shrinking middle class tied to attacks on unions

Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke barnstormed through Southeast Michigan on Monday, making a play for union workers who could be decisive in both the...

Slideshow: Beto O’Rourke at Michigan carpenters training center

Former U.S. Rep. Beto O' Rourke (D-Texas) made three stops in Michigan Monday after announcing his presidential bid last week. His swing came just...

On this day in 1932: 4 killed during Ford Hunger March

The Ford Hunger March was carried out on March 7, 1932, during the Great Depression. It's sometimes called the Ford Massacre, as five people...

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