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Trump supporters protest Amash in Grand Rapids

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Cascade Twp.) is the lone Republican calling for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump — and that’s enough for many...

Exclusive: Amash says Trump ‘not popular’ in his district

Updated 5:02 p.m. WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (Cascade Twp.) isn’t stressing over reports that President Donald Trump and his allies have considered backing...

It’s kinda weird that Biden and Buttigieg haven’t stumped in Michigan

Michigan has had 14 of the 24 Democratic presidential contenders grace us with their presence this year. But the two biggest candidates from the...

Whitmer asked at 19th Amendment event if ‘angry women’ will decide...

A ceremony celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote went slightly off-the-rails when a local TV reporter asked Gov. Gretchen Whitmer if...

Castro releases lead proposal following trip to Flint

After his weekend trip to Flint, former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro has released a plan to “eliminate lead poisoning...

Nessel says female presidential hopefuls are snagging more attention

At an April event for women in politics, Attorney General Dana Nessel didn't hold back her criticism that the six women running for president...

State panel wrestles with ballot initiative uncertainty

A state panel that approves citizen petition drive language mulled the idea Monday of adding a large disclaimer to guidelines for ballot circulators that...

Stabenow, Schumer bash GOP Senate ahead of 2020 as ‘legislative graveyard’

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) are spearheading a push to use the Senate’s short list of legislative victories...

Proposal 3 got teens to polls, Kushner clashes with Ronna McDaniel...

Proposal 3 may have snagged the least attention of ballot measures last year (the other two legalized pot and went after gerrymandering), but its...

Julián Castro 1st of 2020 Dems to visit Flint

Julián Castro made himself the 14th Democratic presidential candidate to campaign in Michigan — but he was the first to visit Flint, which remains...

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