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With an eye on the 2020 election, hundreds brave winter storm...

In winter coats and holding cardboard signs, hundreds came to the Women’s March Saturday in Lansing, despite the rain and snow.  Speakers on the Capitol...

New Michigan anti-LGBTQ discrimination ballot measure includes religious beliefs protections

Updated, 3:02 p.m., 1/9/19 A new ballot initiative filed Tuesday could make civil rights protections for LGBTQ Michiganders a reality, after attempts to amend the...

Michigan may add 3rd gender option to driver licenses for nonbinary...

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is considering adding a third gender option to driver licenses for nonbinary residents who don't identify as male...

‘Real rush’ of Trump rules expected in case he loses in...

WASHINGTON — The President Trump administration is preparing to finalize a host of high-profile rules in 2020, including policies that will impact everything from...

Trump has appointed judges at a breakneck speed. More are coming.

WASHINGTON — The GOP-controlled U.S. Senate heads into 2020 with few major legislative victories — but a significant one on the judicial front: a...

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Quotable of the Year: “One of the great drawbacks of being in Congress is that I must receive insulting letters from weak-minded jackasses like yourself....

From immigration to the ACA: Nessel has joined 12 federal cases,...

Dana Nessel became the first Democratic attorney general in Michigan in 16 years and has reversed her GOP predecessor, Bill Schuette, on a number...

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...

Trump hasn’t stumped in Michigan in 253 days, but VP promises...

President Donald Trump last campaigned in Michigan on March 28, when he triumphantly kicked off his 2020 campaign in Grand Rapids. That was 253...

Oakland County expands protections for LGBTQs 

A new non-discrimination policy in Oakland County, signed into law Tuesday, expands protections regarding gender identity and expression.  Oakland County Executive David Coulter, a Democrat,...

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