Elections

Union official testifies she was ‘shocked’ by Inman’s campaign cash request...

Updated, 6:21 a.m. 12/4/19 The federal jury trial against state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) kicked off Tuesday with testimony from the northern Michigan lawmaker’s “chief...

Michiganders can now register to vote online, use digital notary services

As of Monday, Michiganders can now register to vote, update their voter registration information and have documents notarized from the comfort of their computer,...

Inman recall group files appeal after state chucked petitions

Disgruntled constituents of state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) hope to take another shot at recalling the indicted lawmaker, who heads to trial in federal...

Inman recall bounced, Republican lawmaker’s bribery trial starts Tuesday

Indicted state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) dodged a bullet the day after Thanksgiving when the state Bureau of Elections declared a recall campaign against...

Column: On TV, political ads are regulated – but online, anything...

With the 2020 election just a year away, Facebook is under fire from presidential candidates, lawmakers, civil rights groups and even its own employees...

Pence, Huckabee Sanders to campaign in Holland Wednesday

Vice President Mike Pence will make another campaign stop in Michigan on Wednesday. He and President Donald Trump's former spokeswoman, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, will...

GOP officials appeal redistricting court decision

Michigan Republican Party officials are appealing an opinion by a federal judge that the state’s new Independent Redistricting Commission should be implemented.  Judge Janet Neff...

The tumultuous life of an independent redistricting commissioner

A warm breeze blew past Colleen Coyle Mathis and her husband, Christopher, as they lounged on the back porch of their Spanish Colonial Revival-style...

Lawrence backs off impeachment, wants Trump censured

U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield) has backed away from supporting the impeachment of President Donald Trump and would prefer to see him formally reprimanded,...

Mike Bloomberg’s PAC supported Rick Snyder, several Michigan Dems

Mike Bloomberg, media mogul and former New York mayor, has jumped into the Democratic presidential race. The billionaire, who has run as a Republican,...

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