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Dems raise pro-Trump TCF Center protest in second Trump impeachment trial,...

Democratic U.S. House impeachment managers pointed to Michigan Wednesday while building their case in the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. The U.S....

Shirkey doubles down on insurrection ‘hoax’ comments amid calls to resign

Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) remains in hot water Wednesday following a video showing the state’s top Republican lawmaker making sexist comments about...

GOP senator blasts Trump legal team’s ‘terrible’ performance, backs impeachment trial

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana was one of six GOP senators who voted Tuesday to uphold the Senate’s authority to hold...

After paying $7,500 fine, U.P. eatery hit with contempt order for...

Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Wanda Stokes has found Cafe Rosetta, and owner Amy Heikkinen, in contempt of court for refusing to obey an...

What Senate Republicans are saying about Trump’s 2nd impeachment trial

WASHINGTON — The second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump is set to begin Tuesday, when the Senate will start hearing arguments over...

New: Criminal charges against ‘Operation Haircut’ protesters dismissed

Updated with AG comments, 10:31 a.m., 2/9/21 Six barbers cited for disorderly conduct during a May protest at the state Capitol have had their criminal...

From guns in schools to COVID emergency powers: Key bills in...

During their first month in office, members of the 101st Michigan Legislature have introduced 275 bills, and several more resolutions, addressing topics ranging from...

Out of spotlight, two-member panel spent $475K on consulting contracts last...

A two-member panel with full, independent authority to oversee the intensive project to replace Enbridge’s controversial Line 5 pipeline and keep oil flowing under...

Tlaib: Failing to take the Jan. 6 insurrection seriously will ‘lead...

In an emotional speech on the House floor Thursday night, U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) urged her Republican colleagues to take the insurrection of...

Upton joins Dems in yanking Greene’s committee posts in rare rebuke

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House in an extraordinary move voted Thursday to remove U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) from her committee assignments, citing...

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