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Susan J. Demas: RBG is gone. This is why we fight.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, best known as a steely champion of women's equality, gave voice to the voiceless. And as a legendary Supreme Court justice,...

Clerk says don’t put mail-in ballots in toilets after yard sign...

Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum said Friday she filed an election violation complaint with law enforcement after a Mason resident placed a sign in...

2 judges make major rulings this week centered around Nov. election

Michigan Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens ruled Friday that Michigan clerks must accept any late ballots that were postmarked no later than the...

Judge grants Nessel’s request to halt USPS changes

A federal judge in Yakima, Wash., granted a request from Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and a number of other states for a nationwide...

SOS: Trump’s tweets about ballot glitch ‘false and misleading’

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s office on Thursday said a “partial programmer error, partial computer glitch” is how more than 400 ballots meant...

Dems rip Republicans for canceling session during pro-gun rally

Thursday’s legislative session in both chambers was canceled, sparking criticism from some Democrats that it was a precautionary move by GOP leadership to avoid...

GOP Senate nominee John James: America is ‘close to a civil...

Updated, 12:51 p.m., 9/17/20 During a virtual town hall meeting Wednesday, Republican U.S. Senate nominee John James said that given the political climate, America is...

Some clerks could get extra day to process ballots, but SOS...

The Michigan Senate passed legislation Tuesday that would allow some local clerks more time to process ballots for the Nov. 3 general election.  Senate Bill...

Susan J. Demas: The majority backs Whitmer’s pandemic actions. But it...

If I were governor, most things would still be shut down in Michigan, including outdoor dining, malls and gyms that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has...

Whitmer, Nessel, Dems urge residents to vote during virtual rally

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Attorney General Dana Nessel and a bevy of other Michigan Democratic politicians during a Saturday virtual rally conveyed support for Democratic...

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