Elections

Website changes suggest James is running in 2020

WASHINGTON — John James appears to be gearing up for another political run. The Republican business executive and U.S. Army veteran, who lost his...

Warren stumps for new ‘economic patriotism’ plan in Detroit, Lansing

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) appeared in Detroit and Lansing Tuesday as part of a presidential campaign swing through the Midwest in which she...

Inslee talks climate change, water shutoffs during Detroit visit

Presidential hopeful Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has described himself as the “climate candidate.” On Tuesday, he visited sections of Detroit during what was described...

Benson expects SCOTUS to rule on Michigan gerrymandering case

Updated, 8:12 a.m. 6/5/19 A federal court handed Democrats a big victory in April by ruling that the GOP rigged legislative maps to “historic proportions,”...

Whitmer: Still no interest in VP, why she’s met with female...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer first said last year in an interview with the Advance that she wasn't interested in being on the presidential ticket. That was...

Chasten Buttigieg to fundraise in Michigan

The husband of presidential hopeful and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Chasten Buttigieg, is coming back to Michigan for a private June 13 fundraiser,...

Slideshow: Highlights from the Mackinac Policy Conference

The Mackinac Policy Conference, which was capped by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signing bipartisan auto insurance reform legislation, is almost a wrap. Here are some of...

Shirkey pushes ‘22 ballot initiative terminating term limits

Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) said Thursday that he wants to reform term limits — once they force him out of office...

Kasich on Obama, Trump: ‘Meet the new boss; same as the...

John Kasich wants people to take a chill pill when it comes to the 2020 election. Kasich is the Republican former governor of Ohio...

Dems used to hold the 1st Congressional District. Do they stand...

WASHINGTON — Sophomore GOP U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman cruised to reelection last fall. And as Michigan’s political class has descended on his 1st Congressional...

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