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Susan J. Demas: When will Whitmer learn that the founders only...

Republicans are being really chill about Michigan's budget process, man. They totally did not get played by the Democratic governor, who vetoed $1 billion of...

Column: Trump has upended the long history of U.S. investment in...

On a cold December night in 2016, Marie Yovanovitch, the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, spoke to an anxious audience at a library in the...

Column: ‘But her emails’: A final farewell to a fake Clinton...

Did you catch the important news story about Hillary Clinton the other day? I’m guessing you missed it, because it was buried beneath the...

Sean McCann: Bold, bipartisan action is needed to ensure election security

As we approach the 17th anniversary of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), we have the opportunity to think about the bold bipartisan action...

Column: Even when they aren’t fired for being pregnant or gay,...

Pregnant teachers in classrooms are routine these days. But the law didn’t always protect expectant women in any workplace. As part of her stump speech,...

Column: Trump admin issues new crackdown on immigrants with health insurance...

On Oct. 4, the President Trump administration issued a proclamation targeting the health insurance market and legal immigration into the United States. The impact...

Rick Haglund: UAW-GM deal will likely boost workers, economy

President Donald Trump could take a lesson in the art of the deal from the United Auto Workers and General Motors Co. A tentative four-year...

Susan J. Demas: Trump is an existential threat to journalism

I've never had any delusions that many people — including most in politics — hate the media. We are incredibly annoying, what with asking all...

Column: Why more places are abandoning Columbus Day in favor of...

Increasingly, Columbus Day is giving people pause. More and more towns and cities across the country are electing to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day as an...

Susan J. Demas: After years of cutting Michigan to the bone,...

In 2011, I was having dinner with a big media executive on a day that teachers were protesting GOP then-Gov. Rick Snyder's budget cuts...

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