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Poll: 53% back investigation into links between lawmakers, militias and the...

A new poll commissioned by liberal group Progress Michigan finds that more than half of Michigan voters back an investigation into ties between Michigan...

Report: Local GOP leaders continue to push 2020 election conspiracies

Updated, 5:41 p.m., 7/7/21 with a response from Senate Republicans The liberal group Progress Michigan released on Wednesday a report detailing how Michigan Republican county-level...

6 months after deadly attack on U.S. Capitol, state Dems renew...

Six months have passed since the pro-Trump insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and state Democrats continue to advocate for a bipartisan committee to investigate...

Bills you may have missed, from retail worker schedules to banning...

Using nooses as an intimidation tactic would be banned and third-party sales of appointments at Secretary of State offices would be banned under bills...

Jeff Timmer: Republicans threaten the ‘Chimes of Freedom’

Far between sundown's finish An' midnights broken toll We ducked inside the doorway, thunder crashing As majestic bells of bolts Struck shadows in the sound Seeming to be the...

Benson, activists blast GOP election bills 

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and Detroit-area activists on Thursday continued to blast a set of state Senate GOP-sponsored bills voter suppression.   “The truth...

Supreme Court upholds Arizona law in setback for voting rights

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Arizona’s ban on third-party ballot collections, reversing the 9th Circuit’s ruling last year that the prohibition violated the Voting...

GOP senator doubles down on voter ID measure 

The Michigan Senate on Wednesday did not advance additional GOP-sponsored election bills, as some Democrats expected, but a Republican lawmaker made the case for...

Trump’s AG dismissed claims of election fraud in Detroit and elsewhere...

Former U.S. Attorney General William Barr reviewed President Donald Trump’s claims of election fraud at the TCF Center in Detroit last year and concluded...

Republicans push back against federal approval for changes in state voting...

WASHINGTON — Republicans during a U.S. House Judiciary panel hearing on Tuesday argued that a bill that would reinstate a preclearance section of the...

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