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Susan J. Demas: Time for Michigan GOP leaders to stop blocking...

Last week, bipartisanship platitudes flowed on Mackinac Island like free drinks at a lobbyist reception. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed the GOP leadership’s top legislative priority,...

Julie Cassidy: We must stand against Trump’s anti-family, pro-homelessness agenda

President Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to make America great. But more than halfway through his first term, his preferred policies have done...

Column: More Americans sue over gerrymandered state maps – but the...

Partisan gerrymandering is when a congressional or state legislative district map is drawn in a way the severely lessens the ability of one party,...

Column: Amash is the rare Republican putting country over party

Justin Amash, a rare Republican congressman who refuses to genuflect at Donald Trump’s feet, has been taking heat lately for daring to speak his...

Susan J. Demas: Whitmer, Duggan and the UAW had a hell...

It's hard to remember a week that saw the resolution of both a blockbuster business deal and a longstanding, key legislative issue in Michigan. But...

Rick Haglund: U.S. automakers aren’t toasting Trump’s tariffs

If you were around in the 1950s and 1960s, you didn’t see many foreign-made cars on U.S. roads, especially in Michigan. You might have spotted...

Julie Cassidy: Too many Detroiters still struggle, despite city’s progress

Ten years after the official end of the Great Recession, many Michigan families are still struggling as rising housing prices outpace post-recession income growth....

Report: DeVos ally Greg McNeilly says billionaire family is done with...

Longtime DeVos family ally Greg McNeilly tells the Daily Beast that the West Michigan billionaires have had enough of U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Cascade...

Will Michigan have 2 abortion bans on the 2020 ballot? Probably...

Alabama, Georgia and Ohio have overshadowed Michigan recently with abortion bans. But now not just one, but two ballot measures could be coming our...

Susan J. Demas: Damn, it feels good to have a feminist...

If you want to sum up what Gov. Rick Snyder's eight years meant for Michigan women, you could go with: It could have been...

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