Elections

Michigan Democratic Party teaming up with Stacey Abrams on voting rights

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams said this week that she won't be running for president next year, and instead will concentrate on protecting voting rights...
Patterson

Oakland County moving forward with executive interviews amid controversy

Updated, 8:27 p.m., 8/14/19 A group of Oakland County commissioners interviewed candidates Wednesday to replace the recently deceased longtime County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, amid...
Pete Buttigieg

Michigan donors fuel Buttigieg’s presidential campaign

Steve Wogaman was so impressed after Democrat Pete Buttigieg announced his presidential bid that he picked up his phone to donate to the fledgling...

Voting rights nonprofit intervenes in anti-redistricting suit

Just weeks after a group of Republicans sued Michigan’s secretary of state in an attempt to block the state’s new independent redistricting commission, the...

One Inman charge moves forward, judge raises questions on bribery case...

A federal judge in Grand Rapids Friday declined a motion to dismiss any of the three charges against indicted state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg).  Chief...

Pence speech rescheduled for Aug. 19 in Detroit

Vice President Mike Pence will now speak to the Detroit Economic Club on Monday, Aug.19.  Pence was previously scheduled to speak to business leaders on...

August elections: Flint mayor race set, Fouts romps in Warren mayoral...

Elections were held across the state Tuesday for key mayoral and City Council primaries and a handful of ballot measures, setting the table for...

Chang plans bill granting driver licenses for immigrants

A Democratic state lawmaker is taking action on issuing driver licenses to undocumented immigrants, just days after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer indicated her support for...
abortion

New Planned Parenthood president dismisses reports on internal strife, talks efforts...

Alexis McGill Johnson has taken the helm of Planned Parenthood as reproductive rights are under assault across the country. In Michigan, a state panel has...

Some Michigan Dems still on fence regarding impeachment

Even though more than half of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives support an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, a handful of...

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