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Klobuchar points to Whitmer in Dem debate as an example of...

It was inevitable. After a torrent of stories about a 2018 conversation when presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said rival U.S. Sen....

U.S. Rep. John Lewis won’t keynote Lansing MLK Day event

Civil rights icon U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) has canceled a Lansing appearance scheduled for next week. The Dr. Martin Luther King Commission of Mid-Michigan...

Michigan is expected to lose a seat in Congress. Here’s why...

WASHINGTON — Michigan is projected to lose a U.S. House seat in the coming years, new data show — a change that would diminish...

The march to reverse Roe v. Wade: Michigan anti-abortion group, 5...

Right to Life of Michigan, the state’s foremost anti-abortion organization, has filed to a brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the Roe...

Lawmakers start year by focusing on human trafficking

Ruth Rondon, who was a victim of human trafficking for 18 years, shared on Thursday her emotional story of trauma, abuse, rape and corruption...
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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...

Nessel, Democratic AGs blast GOP lawsuit to stop the ERA

With Virginia primed to be the pivotal 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) — meaning that the necessary three-quarters of states...

Tlaib denounces Trump admin immigrant DNA collection

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) on Tuesday called the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) action to collect DNA from immigrants and migrants at...

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...

Susan J. Demas: Why are there so few stories about Trump’s...

This week, President Trump may have stumbled into a war with Iran and was accused by yet another woman of sexual harassment. If you haven't...

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