Elections

Sanders to stop in West Michigan Saturday

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has added a presidential campaign stop on Saturday in West Michigan. He is scheduled to hold an event at 1:30...

At $40M, Michigan’s 2018 Senate race didn’t crack top 10 nationwide

The 2018 battle between U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Lansing) and Republican businessman John James cost a pretty penny — $40 million to be exact. But...

Peters breaks Michigan fundraising record with $1.9M in 1Q

Updated at 2:22 p.m. with fundraising totals from Stevens. Freshman U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) took in $1.9 million in the first quarter of...

Most expensive state House race: Iden vs. Griffin in West Michigan

Last fall, state Rep. Brandt Iden (R-Oshtemo) won re-election by 2.5 points in the most expensive state House race in Michigan. Overall, it was another...

After winning Michigan in 2016, Sanders returns to campaign here Saturday

Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) plans to stop in Michigan over the weekend, a critical state he won in the 2016...
The University of Michigan

Debate commission considering Ann Arbor as 2020 venue

The nonpartisan Commission for Presidential Debates is considering Ann Arbor as one of six potential locations for one of the three presidential debates that...
U.S. Rep. Justin Amash

Amash could play 2020 spoiler in Michigan as Libertarian nominee

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Cascade Twp.) won’t yet say whether he’ll seek the Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination in 2020, but he’s also not doing...
Former Gov. Rick Snyder

Kasich forms dark money group with Snyder, Schwarzenegger

They’re back. Former Ohio Gov. and 2016 GOP presidential candidate John Kasich has announced a new political group called “Two Paths America,” with fellow Republican...
Former gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed

El-Sayed busy with book, PAC, WSU class

Abdul El-Sayed, Detroit’s former health director who ran against now-Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in 2018, hasn’t let that primary loss...
The Democratic primary debate in 2016.

Detroit to host 2-night Democratic debate in July

A swarm of Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Detroit this summer for a primary debate hosted by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and...

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