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Stabenow, Peters vote to convict Trump, GOP Senate acquits

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has survived impeachment, but he didn’t emerge unscathed.  The U.S. Senate on Wednesday acquitted Trump on charges that he abused...

Michigan-born Romney, Amash buck conventional politics and punish Trump

Two conservative Capitol Hill lawmakers with Michigan ties voted against President Donald Trump during historic impeachment proceedings.  U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) was born in...

LaFave carries firearm into Capitol, gun is stolen days later

Just days after state Rep. Beau LaFave (R-Iron Mountain) toted an AR-style gun in the Capitol on the night of the Jan. 29 State...

Fact check: Trump’s speech mingles truth with fantasy on economy

To anyone who heard President Donald Trump speak at a rally in Milwaukee last month, the State of the Union opening would probably have...

Trump made his pitch for 4 more years. Pelosi ripped up...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump delivered his third — and possibly final — State of the Union address Tuesday night on the floor of...

Whitmer positions Dems as party of action in response to Trump

In her official Democratic response to President Donald Trump's meandering State of the Union Speech on Tuesday night, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer only said...

Peters will vote to convict Trump, argues no president can have...

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) said in a floor speech Tuesday that he will vote to convict and remove President Donald Trump, saying...

Nessel joins suit to preserve the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined 23 other attorneys general in filing an amicus brief to save a key consumer protection agency. They argue...

Stabenow says founders ‘lived under a king,’ wonders why GOP seems...

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats on Monday made their closing arguments for removing President Donald Trump from office, insisting that leaving him in the...

Chatfield doesn’t plan to take action against Warren

State Rep. Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor) was arraigned last week on a drunken driving charge stemming from a Dec. 27 arrest in Auburn Hills. But...

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