Elections

State panel wrestles with ballot initiative uncertainty

A state panel that approves citizen petition drive language mulled the idea Monday of adding a large disclaimer to guidelines for ballot circulators that...

Stabenow, Schumer bash GOP Senate ahead of 2020 as ‘legislative graveyard’

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) are spearheading a push to use the Senate’s short list of legislative victories...

Proposal 3 got teens to polls, Kushner clashes with Ronna McDaniel...

Proposal 3 may have snagged the least attention of ballot measures last year (the other two legalized pot and went after gerrymandering), but its...

Julián Castro 1st of 2020 Dems to visit Flint

Julián Castro made himself the 14th Democratic presidential candidate to campaign in Michigan — but he was the first to visit Flint, which remains...

Julián Castro to campaign in Flint Saturday

Julián Castro will be the 14th Democratic presidential candidate to visit Michigan and the first to stump in Flint. His campaign announced he'll do three...

Manoogian wants 2020 nominee with ‘bold’ health policy, hits Trump on...

It’s been one year since President Donald Trump’s administration began attempting to block a requirement that prohibits health insurance companies from denying coverage based...

Slotkin slams media for ‘age-old catfight story’ pitting her against AOC,...

Updated, 10:56 a.m. There have been no shortage of stories about the supposed tension between Democrats who flipped competitive congressional seats and progressives holding deep...

Susan J. Demas: Time for Michigan GOP leaders to stop blocking...

Last week, bipartisanship platitudes flowed on Mackinac Island like free drinks at a lobbyist reception. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed the GOP leadership’s top legislative priority,...

James announces U.S. Senate bid on ‘Fox & Friends’

Updated, 10:29 a.m., with comments from Peters. Republican former senatorial candidate John James announced Thursday morning that he will make another run for the U.S....

SOS moves to resolve voting lawsuit, GOP plans suit to salvage...

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said on Wednesday that her office is launching initiatives aimed at resolving a 2018 voting rights lawsuit, an announcement...

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