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Longtime labor activist Liz Jackson dies at 102

Described as a fighter with no quit in her, Elizabeth Jackson was a force in Detroit’s labor, political and civil rights communities for many...

A Senate probe found Lucido sexually harassed women. Now he’s running...

State Sen. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Twp.) says he will run for Macomb County prosecutor this fall. This announcement follows a state Senate sexual harassment...

What happens behind closed doors? Social isolation during COVID-19 endangers domestic...

People in Michigan and across the country are following health officials’ warnings and staying home to reduce the spread of COVID-19. However, behind closed doors,...

Nobody can gather petition signatures right now. What does that mean...

As more people stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the curve, face-to-face petition gathering for 2020 elections has ground...

New bills ban shackling pregnant people in prison

Updated, 6:52 a.m., 3/17/20, with comments from the Department of Corrrections Under newly introduced legislation, an employee of a correctional facility would not be permitted...

Cynthia Neeley’s win helps House Dems achieve gender parity

Flint Democrat Cynthia Neeley became Michigan’s newest state representative Tuesday and will fill the 34th House District seat. That seat was previously held by her...

Susan J. Demas: Sanders’ biggest mistake was not backing Warren in...

It's a despondent time for many inspired by Bernie Sanders' progressive vision, as he lost Michigan big Tuesday night — four years after his...

Nessel urges Supreme Court to block Ohio abortion law 

Attorney General Dana Nessel has filed a brief opposing an Ohio law prohibiting abortions if one of the reasons is that the fetus has...

The new election frontier: Deepfakes are coming and often target women

Deepfake technology has been called a powerful feat in artificial intelligence and machine learning at its best, and unsettling — even sinister — at...

Hopes for a female VP run high in Grand Rapids as...

It was half a word — "tick" — that landed U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) the loudest cheers of the morning as she campaigned...

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