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Amash makes impeachment calls bipartisan. Will his GOP colleagues follow suit?

WASHINGTON — With an epic Twitter thread hailing the Constitution and skewering President Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash catapulted himself from a relatively...
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Amash primary challengers emerge after Trump impeachment tweets

On Saturday, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Cascade Twp.) dominated the news cycle by tweeting that he believes President Donald Trump had “engaged in impeachable...
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Amash: Trump has ‘engaged in impeachable conduct’

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Cascade Twp.) on Saturday became the first GOP member of Congress to say that President Donald Trump has crossed the...

Nessel awards $2M+ to wrongfully convicted Michiganders

Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday afternoon that the state will award a total of $2.3 million to three men who spent time in...

Inman plans return to work next week, ignoring calls for resignation

Updated, 4:50 p.m., with comments from Inman's attorney Amid mounting calls for his resignation, Republican state Rep. Larry Inman wants everyone to know that he...

Senate passes $58B budget with 8.8% cut for Nessel, no gas...

The Republican-controlled Michigan Senate passed its version of the fiscal year 2020 budget on Wednesday, moving forward a negotiation process with Democratic Gov. Gretchen...

Progressives find gun control support beyond traditional Dem areas

As Igor Volsky traverses the country representing the pro-gun-control nonprofit Guns Down America, he’s visited communities torn apart by gun violence from exurban Delaware...

A brief history of Michigan lawmakers behaving badly

State Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) wasn’t the first Michigan lawmaker to get busted for bad behavior. And let’s face it — he probably won’t...

Michigan House speaker wants Inman to resign over federal bribery charges

Facing a federal grand jury indictment over allegations that he sent text messages to union officials seeking bribes, state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) is maintaining...

Developing: Rep. Inman indicted for trying to sell his prevailing wage...

Updated, 11:24 a.m. State Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) has been indicted on charges he attempted to solicit bribes last summer in exchange for a vote...

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