Elections

Michigan donors fuel Buttigieg’s presidential campaign

Steve Wogaman was so impressed after Democrat Pete Buttigieg announced his presidential bid that he picked up his phone to donate to the fledgling...

Voting rights nonprofit intervenes in anti-redistricting suit

Just weeks after a group of Republicans sued Michigan’s secretary of state in an attempt to block the state’s new independent redistricting commission, the...

One Inman charge moves forward, judge raises questions on bribery case...

A federal judge in Grand Rapids Friday declined a motion to dismiss any of the three charges against indicted state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg).  Chief...

Pence speech rescheduled for Aug. 19 in Detroit

Vice President Mike Pence will now speak to the Detroit Economic Club on Monday, Aug.19.  Pence was previously scheduled to speak to business leaders on...

August elections: Flint mayor race set, Fouts romps in Warren mayoral...

Elections were held across the state Tuesday for key mayoral and City Council primaries and a handful of ballot measures, setting the table for...

Chang plans bill granting driver licenses for immigrants

A Democratic state lawmaker is taking action on issuing driver licenses to undocumented immigrants, just days after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer indicated her support for...

New Planned Parenthood president dismisses reports on internal strife, talks efforts...

Alexis McGill Johnson has taken the helm of Planned Parenthood as reproductive rights are under assault across the country. In Michigan, a state panel has...

Some Michigan Dems still on fence regarding impeachment

Even though more than half of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives support an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, a handful of...

Shri Thanedar settles business fraud suit

Updated, 4:30 p.m., 8/26/19 Shri Thanedar, who finished last in the 2018 Democratic gubernatorial primary, agreed on Friday to settle a lawsuit that alleged he...

Report: Statewide PACs break fundraising records

A report from the nonprofit Michigan Campaign Finance Network (MCFN) shows that the political action committees raising funds for the 2020 elections have already...

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