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Trump torches Tlaib comments as ‘disgraceful,’ Ocasio-Cortez decries ‘faux outrage’

No one seems to be neutral when it comes to U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib's fiery call to impeach President Donald Trump. Hours after being sworn...

Into the Snyder-verse: The guv’s Lame Duck act doesn’t save his...

What can you say about Michigan’s manic, marathon Lame Duck session except that it could have been worse? As Gov. Rick Snyder prepares to...

Angela Vasquez-Giroux: It’s time to listen to women in politics

A little over a year ago, I was the communications director tasked with submitting two video scripts to be filmed by Dana Nessel, who...

Moderate Republican vetoes Democratic-led abortion bill

It was a different time, to be sure.   On this day in 1978, Michigan Gov. William Milliken vetoed a bill to ban state-funded abortions....

Missed anything in the busiest Lame Duck ever? Catch up here.

Members of the 99th Michigan Legislature made history this year, sending more than 400 pieces of legislation to Gov. Rick Snyder in the body’s...

Whitmer: ‘Rational conclusion’ that sexism was a factor in campaign coverage

During the course of the 2018 campaign, Democrat Gretchen Whitmer was frequently asked by reporters about — and attacked by opponents for — her...

Chang talks pink wave and Lame Duck, stays mum on Scott

Last week was a long one in Lansing. As the two-year session ends, legislative Republicans have fired off dozens of bills, some of which...

Michigan’s manic Lame Duck session continues to mesmerize national media

Michigan’s frenetic end-of-the-year legislative session before Democrats assume all top statewide offices continues to command the attention of national outlets. Reporters from national outfits like...

Anti-abortion telemedicine legislation moves to governor’s desk

Gov. Rick Snyder has often said that he’s focused on economics, not social issues, but that hasn’t stopped his fellow Republicans from sending anti-abortion...

Michigan Legislature passes Nassar bills

Legislation aimed at curbing future sexual abuse crimes, like those of former Michigan State University Dr. Larry Nassar, passed the Michigan Legislature last week....

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