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Here’s what Biden plans to do on his first day as...

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden early Wednesday unveiled the list of executive orders, memos and directives he will make when he assumes the presidency...

Column: The next housing crisis is preventable — and we must...

The COVID-19 pandemic has wrought financial havoc on many. It has magnified the systemic sexism and racism in housing and has the potential to...

The best Advance stories you might have missed in 2020

Quotable of the Year: “I have grave concerns about our legislators, and the press, everybody else who works at the Capitol. … I know that...

A glass ceiling shattered: Black and South Asian women celebrate Harris’...

When U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) entered the race for president in 2019, China Cochran, a political organizer and activist from Detroit, immediately backed...

Black voters: Biden couldn’t have won without us

Black Michiganders say Democratic President-elect Joe Biden owes African Americans a debt of gratitude for his victory over President Trump this week.  “Joe Biden could...

Susan J. Demas: GOP leaders haven’t tackled COVID-19 or racism at...

On Friday, the state announced that Michigan had topped 200,000 coronavirus cases, after we saw a record-shattering 5,710 new cases on Thursday. More than...

Pew study: Majority of Michiganders support legal abortion

A recent study found that a majority of Michiganders support legal abortion. Pew Research Center surveyed people from all 50 states to evaluate if abortion...

Peters, Stabenow vote no on Barrett SCOTUS nomination

Conservative Judge Amy Coney Barrett was, as expected, confirmed Monday to the U.S. Supreme Court in a mostly party-line 52-48 vote, with U.S. Sen....

Lizzo, LG urge young voters not to sit out election at...

Student voters in Harper Woods were feeling “good as hell” on Friday when singer Lizzo returned to her home state to campaign for Democratic...

Barrett nomination advances to the U.S. Senate floor with a GOP-only...

WASHINGTON — Republicans on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, as...

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