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Pelosi, Tlaib, 2020 Dems will speak at NAACP convention

Political heavy hitters from Michigan and elsewhere will descend on Detroit at the end of July for the NAACP’s 110th annual convention.  The African American...

On anniversary of SCOTUS upholding Trump’s travel ban, Dems call for...

Activists and members of Congress protested this week in Detroit President Donald Trump's ban on residents traveling from mostly Muslim-majority countries from the United...

U.S. House OKs Senate GOP border aid bill, 5 Michigan lawmakers...

WASHINGTON — A $4.6 billion humanitarian aid package for the southern U.S. border is poised to be enacted after top U.S. House Democrats reluctantly...

Michigan AFL-CIO backs LGBTQ rights push in local governments

Updated, 12:03 p.m. 6/29/19 with additional communities that passed measures One of the state’s largest labor unions has encouraged local governments to formally recognize Pride...

SCOTUS delays Census citizenship question, Kildee says Trump admin. should quit...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday issued another highly anticipated ruling of this term, delaying the addition of a citizenship question to...

Michigan gerrymandering challenge dies with U.S. Supreme Court ruling

WASHINGTON — In a blockbuster opinion issued by the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, a 5-4 majority ruled that it’s not their place to...

U.S. Senate passes border aid bill, priming battle with House

WASHINGTON — The GOP-controlled U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved its own $4.6 billion humanitarian aid package for the southern U.S. border, setting up a...

Susan J. Demas: Tyranny of the 3%: How abortion law gets...

If you're a woman living in Michigan, your right to make essential health decisions for you and your family could soon be decided by...

Tlaib joins progressives in voting against $4.5B border aid package

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed a $4.5 billion package late Tuesday to spend on humanitarian aid at the U.S.-Mexico border.  The bill passed by...

Michigan immigrants on alert after Trump raid tweets

Michigan immigrant rights activists and lawyers say President Donald Trump’s recent raid announcement has spurred a new wave of panic in a community that...

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