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Milliken v. Bradley: The Michigan court case at the heart of...

Determined and deliberate, Linda Moragne in 1971 enrolled at Detroit Cody High, an overwhelmingly white school on the city’s far westside. The 14-year-old African...

Meijer: People are ‘frustrated’ with Amash, want ‘someone new’

Peter Meijer, a U.S. Army veteran and heir to a multistate retail chain of the same name, announced his GOP primary challenge to incumbent...

Environmentalists scoff as Upton helps launch GOP conservation club

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) on Wednesday joined his GOP colleagues on Capitol Hill in announcing the formation of a new...

Grand Rapids businessman Langlois joins GOP field looking to take down...

Grand Rapids businessman Joel Langlois is joining the crowded field of Republican candidates in Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District.  Langlois has multiple business holdings, including the...

Amash quits committee, GOP conference, as analysts say seat is a...

Following his exit from the GOP last week, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (I-Cascade Twp.) announced Monday evening he’s resigning his sole committee position and...

Immigration attorney Scholten joins Dem field challenging Amash 

Hillary Scholten, a Grand Rapids-based immigrant rights attorney, is joining the Democratic field of candidates in seeking to represent Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District.  Scholten, a...

Amash says he’ll run for re-election as an independent

After making a splash with an op-ed on July 4 that he was leaving the Republican Party, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (I-Cascade Twp.) said...

Gillibrand plans Birmingham, Flint, Lansing stops

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) will be returning to the Mitten for three presidential campaign stops next week, according to her campaign. Gillibrand is launching...

Jeff T. Wattrick: Marianne Williamson is the 2020 version of Pat...

Should we take Marianne Williamson’s presidential candidacy seriously?  Alex Pareene says yes because Williamson is the 2020 version of Donald Trump. Though she’s “aiming her...

Amash says he’s ‘declaring his independence’ and leaving GOP

In a Washington Post op-ed published on Thursday — the Fourth of July — maverick U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Cascade Twp.) announced, "Today, I...

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