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The Michigan Supreme Court is in the spotlight for striking down...

Voters on Nov. 3 will select two candidates to fill two seats on Michigan’s seven-member court of last resort. This nonpartisan race is farther down...

Michigan doctor, lawyer testify on Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation

WASHINGTON — Two Michigan residents — a family physician and a former law clerk — testified virtually before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday...

Updated: Wisconsin man charged in anti-government extremist plot

Updated, 2:41 p.m., 10/15/20 with further information about suspect A 14th person has been charged in the foiled kidnapping and murder plot against state officials,...

Legislature OKs coronavirus unemployment bill after deal reached with gov.

Updated, 10:07 a.m., 10/14/20, with comments from Whitmer's office In a marathon session, complete with ongoing negotiation between the GOP legislative leaders and Gov. Gretchen...

Klobuchar questions Barrett on rolling back abortion rights

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar pressed Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Tuesday about why she doesn’t classify the landmark case that allows pregnant...

2nd Dem gov targeted in plot to kill Whitmer

Updated, 12:56 p.m., 10/13/20 with comments from Whitmer The group of men accused of conspiring to kidnap and kill Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer also targeted...

Here are two statewide ballot proposals you should know about

Presidential, congressional and state House candidates are on the Nov. 3 general election ballot in Michigan.  But there are also issues before voters, although not...

Peters makes public the experience he and his first wife had...

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) opened up this week that his first wife, Heidi, had to have an abortion because her life was...

Rick Haglund: Michigan’s economy could take a beating after ruling against...

Now that the state Supreme Court has struck down a 1945 law that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer repeatedly used to issue executive orders in the...

State Supreme Court denies gov. 28-day extension for state of emergency

The Michigan Supreme Court denied Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s request to delay its ruling that struck down her emergency orders. Whitmer asked for a 28-day delay,...

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