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Benson testifies to Congress, kicks off bipartisan voting rights tour

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is joining with Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill on a bipartisan, three-day voting rights tour that starts Thursday...

New: Michigan State Medical Society opposes Senate GOP abortion restrictions

The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) has come out against anti-abortion bills slated to be debated Thursday morning in a state Senate committee. The Michigan...

AOC calls out private prison company opening Michigan immigration facility

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) took to Twitter Wednesday to slam a private prison company that plans to reopen a facility in Michigan that...

Slotkin lashes out at DeVos for not meeting with Nassar survivors

Updated, 3:34 p.m. with comments from DeVos' office U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) said she met with U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Tuesday to discuss...

Secretary of State settles in favor of ballot selfies

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson settled a lawsuit Wednesday that challenged Michigan’s law banning “ballot selfies,” or photographs taken of a ballot in...

Michigan civil rights dept. launches investigations into Grand Rapids police

Michigan’s Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) announced Tuesday it will investigate 23 discrimination complaints against the Grand Rapids Police Department (GRPD). That announcement comes...

Harris shakes off ‘electability’ argument during Detroit NAACP address

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has made African American voters a key target early in the presidential race – she’s visited more Historically Black...

Tim Ryan: Dept. of Defense should be ‘held responsible’ for PFAS...

As one of 22 Democratic candidates presently running for president, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) appears to recognize that it’s an uphill battle to...

Levin, Moolenaar unveil bill stopping deportation of Iraqi nationals

U.S. Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Twp.)  and U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar (R-Midland) on Friday announced that they will introduce a bill on Tuesday halting the...

Susan J. Demas: Trump’s dehumanizing abortion lie is about bringing home...

Hi, my name is Susan Demas and I’ve had a spontaneous abortion. That’s the technical term for a miscarriage, by the way, so you can...

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