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Susan J. Demas: What the national media keep missing about Michigan...

“So I should go to Macomb County, right?” That’s the blue-collar metro Detroit area many analysts credit for Donald Trump’s surprise 2016 Michigan win. Ever...

Rick Haglund: Amazon shows how the the tax break system is...

Just how outrageous has the tax incentives game become? Consider: Amazon chief Jeff Bezos reportedly was so jealous of the $2.4 billion in incentives that...

Column: After economic and criminal justice wins, here’s what Michigan leaders...

What a difference a year makes. This time last winter, Michigan was enduring a historic cold snap. And we were coming off of a...

Susan J. Demas: Confessions of a failed pundit on Iowa caucus...

For the last dozen years or so, I've made the same joke about being a pundit: "I'm paid to be wrong." I've used it on...

Susan J. Demas: Whitmer puts the GOP on notice in her...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's second State of the State speech this week accomplished two things she needed to do after a bumpy first year of...

Column: When it comes to federal regulations, your 2¢ are priceless

Over the last three years, President Donald Trump’s administration has proposed a spate of harmful administrative rules in furtherance of his cruel agenda. As...

Rick Haglund: Tesla settlement means more changes for Michigan’s auto industry

The settlement of a long-running lawsuit between Tesla and the state of Michigan this week cleverly allows the California-based automaker to sell vehicles directly...

Column: How undoing Obamacare would harm more than the health of...

The Affordable Care Act remains on life support after a panel of federal judges ruled on Dec. 18, 2019, that the law’s individual mandate...

Column: For a greener future, we must accept there’s nothing inherently...

Digital technologies are often put forward as a solution to environmental dilemmas. The spread of the internet came with claims of a huge reduction in...

Susan J. Demas: In the Trump era, the GOP silence on...

It’s a safe bet that if a Republican lawmaker told a female reporter that a group of schoolboys could “have a lot of fun...

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