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Barrett nomination advances to the U.S. Senate floor with a GOP-only...

WASHINGTON — Republicans on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, as...

Whitmer reportedly at center of Trump’s ire with ‘60 Minutes’ 

President Donald Trump's threat to preempt the airing of a national broadcast news interview involving him comes, in part, with his discomfort in talking...

Whitmer: Biden ‘was mad’ when he called after murder plot arrests

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has been in the national news for almost a decade, first as a state Senate leader fighting Right to Work and...

Black lawmakers warned of extremism and white supremacism at the Capitol...

The news that members of the Boogaloo Bois and a self-described militia group had plans to kidnap and kill Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over her...

Nessel, Benson hit back at Trump over Michigan election fearmongering

Attorney General Dana Nessel and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson fact-checked President Donald Trump once again via Twitter Sunday, in response to Trump telling...

Appeals court: Ballots arriving after Nov. 3 won’t be counted

In a reversal of a lower court decision, a Michigan Court of Appeals panel ruled Friday that absentee ballots must arrive by Election Day,...

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 Secretary of State: You can’t open carry at the polls

To prevent intimidation on Election Day, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson issued a directive to local election clerks statewide prohibiting the open carry of...

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,...

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