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Booker’s upbeat message resonates with Black officials in Detroit

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) brought his message to Detroit of how “love is the best strategy” to defeating President Donald Trump. Speaking to an...

Michigan snags 4 presidential candidates in 4 days

Four Democrats hoping to be the one who beats President Donald Trump next year will be swinging through Michigan over the course of four...

Michigan Senate GOP appeals gerrymandering case to SCOTUS

Updated: 5/2, 10:16 A.M. The Republican majority in the Michigan Senate has, as promised, appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court a federal court’s order that...

Nancy Martorano Miller: One-party rule in 49 state legislatures reflects flaws...

Across the United States, Republicans control 30 statehouses and the Democrats control 18. That is the largest number of one-party controlled state legislatures since...

Susan J. Demas: Michigan GOP’s redistricting scam is part of national...

In politics, coverage is almost exclusively driven by the horserace: who’s winning and who’s losing. But in Michigan, a federal three-judge panel just unanimously ruled...

Calley emerges as Whitmer’s favorite Republican

In the four months since leaving his job as Michigan’s lieutenant governor, Brian Calley views Sunday mornings as perhaps the biggest change. Calley, who...

Law of unintended consequences: Gerrymandering ruling could cut senators’ terms short

A federal court decision Thursday that ordered Michigan to hold special elections in at least 10 state Senate districts next year could cut short...

High stakes for Michigan as SCOTUS grapples with census question

WASHINGTON — Census data shapes almost every corner of public life — from the amount of federal money funneled to school lunch programs, new...

Susan J. Demas: If you think women can’t win after 2016,...

The pink wave of 2018 — fueled by female rage — has given way to a throwback election for president in 2020. The race has,...

Federal court rules congressional maps invalid, orders state Senate elections

Updated: 4:23 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 5:19 p.m., 5:56 p.m. Judges from the U.S. Eastern District Court ruled Thursday that Michigan must redraw maps of 34...

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