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Republican Peter Meijer under fire for barring drag performers with Down...

Updated 1:41 p.m. Republican congressional candidate Peter Meijer has banned an international troupe of drag performers who also have Down Syndrome from performing at his...

2nd Republican suit filed to stop new redistricting panel

The Michigan Republican Party has followed other leading Michigan Republicans and filed suit against Democratic Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson. The suit, filed Thursday in...

Amash tells disheartening tales of Congress as 2020 race heats up

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (I-Cascade Twp.) made it clear Wednesday that he views his decision to drop the Republican Party and become an independent...

Wayne County Sheriff Napoleon endorses Cory Booker for president

Wayne County Sheriff and former Detroit mayoral candidate Benny Napoleon endorsed on Wednesday U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) for the Democratic presidential nomination. In a...

‘There’s a gray area’: Campaign finance experts weigh in on Inman...

To campaign finance watchdogs, the word “corruption” may be getting more difficult to legally define — but the case against indicted state Rep. Larry...

1st Republican challenger to Haley Stevens announces campaign

Whittney Williams, a Canton Republican and Taiwanese immigrant, announced her bid for Michigan’s 11th Congressional District Monday, becoming the first challenger in 2020 to...
Oakland County Commissioners auditorium

Oakland County board appoints Ferndale mayor to succeed Patterson

After a whirlwind process that involved resignations, boycotts and accusations of backroom dealings, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners on Friday voted to appoint...

West Michigan will likely be key in 2020, but presidential campaign...

Michigan’s status as a battleground state in the 2020 presidential campaign is well-established.  But while two dozen Democratic hopefuls bounced around stops in Southeast Michigan...

Woodward withdraws from Oakland County executive race

WXYZ-TV in Detroit reported Thursday that former Oakland County Board of Commissioners Chair Dave Woodward has withdrawn his candidacy for the position of county...
U.S. Rep. Justin Amash

Democratic campaign arm officially targeting Amash’s district

Updated, 4:21 p.m. 8/15/19 to reflect that Cathy Albro ran against Amash in 2018, not 2016 The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is officially eyeing...

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