Elections

Republican Bouchard won’t run for Oakland County executive

Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard, long considered Republicans' strongest potential county executive candidate, announced Tuesday he will not run for the job in 2020. Longtime...

Michigan in national news: Why Dingell, Kildee go on Fox News,...

It's the triumphant return of our periodic feature of national news spotlighting the Mitten State. (Sorry, we've been a bit busy with President Trump's...

Whitmer: Betsy DeVos is unpopular, Trump tweets are ‘dumb’ 

WASHINGTON — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer doesn’t mince her words when she talks about President Donald Trump, Betsy DeVos and Republicans in the Michigan Legislature.  The...

Your interactive guide to every presidential campaign stop in Michigan in...

With 30 presidential candidates doing more than 80 events across Michigan so far in 2019, it’s easy to fall behind on the race. Michigan has...

Slotkin talks traveling to Turkey and Iraq, fixing the VA 

For Veterans Day, I spent the day following U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) and her campaign team as they embarked on a full itinerary...

How Michigan 2018 candidates experienced Islamophobia through social media

Michigan made history during the 2018 midterms with a record number of Muslim Americans running for local, statewide and federal offices. But a new...

Michigan GOP only wants Trump on presidential primary ballot

The Michigan Republican Party believes that President Donald Trump should be the only name on the March GOP presidential primary ballot.  State GOP Chair Laura...

GOP candidate holding pro-Trump rally with Corey Lewandowski in Grand Rapids

Joel Langlois, a GOP congressional candidate, on Tuesday announced he's holding a rally to support President Donald Trump in Grand Rapids. The event will...

Special elections for Flint-based House seat set for early 2020

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday announced the dates for a special election in the 34th state House District, left vacant by state Rep. Sheldon...

Michigan Republicans want to quash Whitmer’s power. Here’s a roundup of...

Updated, 10:38 a.m. 11/13/19 The state budget remains somewhat paralyzed, as the main sticking point is Republicans demanding the Democratic governor surrender certain executive powers....

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