Elections

Benson: Michigan’s team of female executives is a ‘win-win’

As the first Democrat to serve as Michigan Secretary of State in almost 25 years, Jocelyn Benson is also part of a...

Democrats stand ready to grill DeVos

Betsy DeVos could have a tough year ahead. President Trump’s education secretary, who also is a Michigan billionaire, has been a prime target of Democrats...

5 vying to lead Michigan Democrats

The five candidates running for Michigan Democratic Party (MDP) chair have all pledged to build on last year’s wins at the top of the...

Bills on PFAS, pension tax, election changes hit Senate

The Michigan Senate on this week targeted reform of the state’s “no-fault” auto insurance law as its top priority for the new legislative session. Senators...

Gillibrand gives shout-out to Whitmer while talking presidential run

After announcing that she is running for president in 2020, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) mentioned Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on "The Late Show with...

Tlaib responds to charges of ‘anti-Semitism’

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit), who has come under fire after calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment using profanity and is the subject of...

ICYMI: Interviews with Whitmer, Gilchrist, Nessel and Calley

Within our first month of starting up, the Michigan Advance has brought you in-depth interviews with four of the top leaders in Michigan: Gov....

Oakland Co. Sheriff Bouchard attends Trump bill signing

Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard on Wednesday was in the Oval Office as President Donald Trump signed a human trafficking bill. Bouchard posted on...

Former LG launches bipartisan charm offensive on Twitter

Updated, 4:40 p.m. Former Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is out of office and on to another job as president of the Small Business Association of...

Women lead 4 top Michigan offices as McCormack elected chief justice

The Michigan Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously elected Bridget McCormack to serve a two-year term as chief justice. She succeeds Stephen Markman and becomes...

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