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Stabenow touts Medicare buy-in plan, says Peters is a ‘progressive’ senator

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow thinks there’s still plenty of room to find bipartisan compromise in Congress, despite the near-constant political warfare on...

ACLU: Ballot measure limit law unconstitutional, ‘squelches’ speech

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan says a new law restricting the ballot initiative process is unconstitutional and will result in citizens’...

AG asked to review GOP action modifying paid sick time, minimum...

State Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) wants the Michigan attorney general to take another look at last year’s GOP legislative maneuvering to weaken ballot initiatives...

Yes, Dan Kildee went to Iowa recently. No, he’s not running...

Just before Michigan's August 2018 primary election, U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint) turned up in Iowa. He was campaigning for now-U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (D-Iowa),...

Pro-Whitmer group to pay $37,500 campaign finance fine

A political group advocating for now-Gov. Gretchen Whitmer during her campaign has agreed to pay a $37,500 settlement and close down after Secretary of...

Princeton project unveils report on improving Michigan redistricting

As proceedings are underway in a Detroit federal courtroom to determine whether Michigan’s legislative districts are gerrymandered, a new report looks ahead to more...

McCormack: No ‘witchcraft’ in winning over GOP colleagues on High Court

It’s not easy for a Democrat to win enough votes on a GOP-dominated Supreme Court to become chief justice, but that’s exactly what Bridget...

Gerrymandering suit heads to trial after U.S. Supreme Court nixes delay

Proceedings on a federal case challenging how Michigan's legislative districts are drawn are slated to begin on Tuesday morning in Detroit after Republicans' last-ditch...

Benson skips MDP convention for SOS conference

While Democrats gathered on Saturday in Detroit to pick new leadership and look ahead to the 2020 election, a key member of the state's...

Nessel says after Schuette, ‘Every day I don’t set a kitten...

As Michigan Democrats gathered this weekend in Detroit to pick new party leadership, the 2020 election loomed large. Almost 3,000 activists filled Cobo Hall and...

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