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GOP Senate nominee John James: America is ‘close to a civil...

Updated, 12:51 p.m., 9/17/20 During a virtual town hall meeting Wednesday, Republican U.S. Senate nominee John James said that given the political climate, America is...

Some clerks could get extra day to process ballots, but SOS...

The Michigan Senate passed legislation Tuesday that would allow some local clerks more time to process ballots for the Nov. 3 general election.  Senate Bill...

Susan J. Demas: The majority backs Whitmer’s pandemic actions. But it...

If I were governor, most things would still be shut down in Michigan, including outdoor dining, malls and gyms that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has...

Whitmer, Nessel, Dems urge residents to vote during virtual rally

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Attorney General Dana Nessel and a bevy of other Michigan Democratic politicians during a Saturday virtual rally conveyed support for Democratic...

Michigan can’t count absentee ballots until Election Day. A local clerk...

Updated, 1:31 p.m., 9/11/20, with comments from Gov. Whitmer's office Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum this week sent a letter to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and...

‘We’re not through this’: Governors plead with Congress for emergency assistance

WASHINGTON — Democratic governors on Thursday begged Congress to come to the aid of ailing states, which face unexpected expenses as they attempt to...

Trump says feds may sue Edenville Dam owner, Michigan reporter booted...

President Donald Trump said at a rally in Freeland on Thursday evening that the federal government may sue the owner of the Edenville Dam...

Jeff Timmer: Welcome back to Michigan, President Trump!

Dear President Trump, It’s been a while since you’ve physically darkened our doorstep. Yet, your ample shadow has managed to darken so much here in...

Whitmer: Trump is ‘the biggest threat to the American people’ on...

Updated, 12:57 p.m. 9/10/20 Six months to the day since the first COVID-19 case was confirmed in Michigan — and more than 108,595 cases and...

Biden says Trump ‘failed to do his job on purpose’ in...

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden argued that President Donald Trump is responsible for thousands of American deaths and lost jobs during a speech in...

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