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Quotable of the Year: “I support the Great Lakes. They’re beautiful; they’re big, very deep." — President Donald Trump at his 2020 campaign kickoff in Grand...

Childcare costs are debilitating for low-wage workers in Michigan

Among other necessities, affording childcare has become a struggle for Michiganders, a problem that radiates to other parts of life. Childcare in Michigan can cost...

History-making lobbyist reflects on more than 50 years in the business

It’s just before noon at Gregory’s Soul Food, the popular eatery on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Lansing. More than a dozen patrons...

Nessel doesn’t plan to endorse in Dem presidential primary

Michigan's presidential primary is roughly 2 1/2 months away, but none of the top statewide Democratic leaders have made an endorsement in the crowded...

Rick Haglund: Don’t count on Trump losing Michigan in 2020 over...

President Donald Trump, who was impeached for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, is a bully and world-class vulgarian. Who else would come to...

In Detroit, Bloomberg calls Trump a ‘destroyer’ who ‘divides’ people 

Billionaire Mike Bloomberg visited Detroit on Saturday and opened his first Michigan field office for his 2020 Democratic presidential campaign. “What we really need is...

Whitmer ‘concerned’ about Michigan government shutdown in 2020

In one of her last acts of her first year in office, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a supplemental spending deal negotiated — at long...

Curtis Hertel: Virginia’s governor refuses to kill Right to Work. But...

As we turn the calendar to 2020, I am excited for the opportunities we have in the new year. In 2020, we have an...

Court of Appeals denies appeal in Inman recall effort

The state Court of Appeals has denied an appeal request from a Traverse City-area group trying to recall state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg), who...

Bloomberg stumping in Detroit Saturday

Billionaire Mike Bloomberg, a late entrant into the Democratic presidential race, is slated to campaign in Detroit on Saturday. He'll be opening up his...

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