Voting

Klobuchar says women in power ‘get things done’

Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar spoke at a Michigan Democratic Party Women’s Caucus luncheon Saturday, making her case as the contender most...

Benson wants more voting access for military members

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson wants the state to take action to increase voting access for military service members. Under the plan unveiled...

Hall announces for House, would be 1st openly gay woman in...

Tracy Hall, a two-term Democratic Kalamazoo County commissioner, announced this week that she will run in 2020 for a state House seat that will...

Keith memorialized as historic jurist and ‘amazing man’

Hundreds of mourners attended a three-hour funeral service for U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Damon J. Keith on Monday at Hartford Memorial Baptist Church...

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...

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...

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...

Michigan Senate GOP appeals gerrymandering case to SCOTUS

Updated: 5/2, 10:16 A.M. The Republican majority in the Michigan Senate has, as promised, appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court a federal court’s order that...

Susan J. Demas: Michigan GOP’s redistricting scam is part of national...

In politics, coverage is almost exclusively driven by the horserace: who’s winning and who’s losing. But in Michigan, a federal three-judge panel just unanimously ruled...

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