Elections

Mueller report: Michigan’s role as 2016 battleground part of Russian meeting

All news is local, so here's how Michigan figures into the redacted report on Russian 2016 election interference released on Thursday with findings from...

DeVos family boosts key GOP U.S. Senate campaigns

WASHINGTON — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ family members have shelled out tens of thousands of dollars so far this year to help boost...

Breaking: Presidential hopeful Tim Ryan coming to Grand Rapids

Another presidential contender is heading to Michigan, with U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) slated to headline a Kent County Democrats' fundraiser next month. Ryan was...

Barr defends president as Dems continue to push for unredacted Mueller...

Updated, 12:59 p.m. with comments from Sen. Peters. WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans and the Trump administration want to move on from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s...

Ananich: Won’t endorse yet in Flint election, says Dems will work...

Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich is nearing a full decade of service in Michigan’s Legislature, and he doesn’t mince words while looking back: “I...

Greig: Oakland County is the heart of Dems’ 2020 campaign

As the 2020 election cycle heats up in Michigan, state House Minority Leader Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) stands confident that Democrats will win back...

Susan J. Demas: Republicans have accepted Trump is terrible. And they’ve...

Back in the halcyon “Never Trump” days of 2016, you’d see conservatives slamming the GOP presidential nominee daily on TV. Much of the focus was...

Nessel: 2020 female presidential contenders are getting short shrift

It’s yet another week when women running for president are absent from the vaunted Sunday morning news shows. If you’ve thought that male candidates are...

Sanders bashes Trump, establishment Dems in Warren

Updated, 8:38 a.m., with comments from the RNC. Presidential hopeful and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) delivered his signature stump speech in the heart of...

Clintons say social media has upended campaigns, spread fake news  

Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton decried the role that social media plays in modern politics, and in our...

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