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House Dems want to ensure the Legislature stays out of citizen-led...

As petitions for two anti-abortion ballot initiatives are circulating throughout Michigan, several House Democrats are working to take the Legislature out of the citizen-led...

Slotkin pushes back on DeVos’ Title IX changes with legislation

U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) proposed legislation this week to protect sexual assault survivors and stop U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ proposed Title IX...

Lawrence, Dingell march to McConnell’s office to demand votes on equal...

Two Michigan lawmakers, U.S. Reps. Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield) and Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn), on Wednesday were among the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) members who marched...

Congress reaches deal on paid family leave for federal employees   

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a landmark agreement on paid parental leave for federal workers that could institute paid time off for civilian employees...

Susan J. Demas: Pundits keep telling Dems 2020 is the ‘No...

Eleven years ago, Barack Obama ran an electrifying campaign of “hope and change” and won in a modern landslide, thanks to a young, diverse...

Peters, Stabenow sign letter telling Trump to fire Stephen Miller

WASHINGTON — Both of Michigan’s Democratic U.S. senators joined 26 of their colleagues on Monday demanding that President Donald Trump fire White House immigration...

Michigan Jewish Dems condemn Trump for calling Jews ‘brutal killers’ and...

President Donald Trump went on an anti-Semitic tirade on Saturday in Hollywood, Fla., while speaking to the Israeli American Council, as reported by the...

All Michigan Dems vote for federal bill cracking down on voter...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed legislation on Friday that would give the federal government broader authority to police voting rights violations across the...

Astronaut Christina Koch gives Michigan a shoutout from space station

NASA astronaut Christina Koch on Wednesday evening gave the Mitten state a shoutout from her location onboard the International Space Station (ISS). Koch, a Grand...

Michigan urges Supreme Court to reject Louisiana abortion restrictions

WASHINGTON — Michigan and 20 other states are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a Louisiana law that critics argue places an...

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