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Commerce dept. drops citizenship question from census, Trump remains defiant

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross confirmed Tuesday that the Trump administration has dropped its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020...

Gerrymandering fights aren’t over, as states ready remedies

WASHINGTON — Battles over partisan gerrymandering are poised to shift to the states in the wake of a major U.S. Supreme Court decision issued...

Biden to campaign in Detroit this month

Former Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to appear in Detroit on July 24. That's the last day of the NAACP's annual convention in...

Buttigieg to fundraise in Saugatuck

South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg is set to hold a fundraiser in Saugatuck next month ahead of the second round of Democratic presidential...

Meijer heir prepares Amash primary challenge

The increasingly crowded field of challengers to U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Cascade Twp.) is likely to grow and could soon include one of Michigan’s...

Yang, Ryan, Klobuchar mention Michigan in 1st Dem presidential debates

Michigan may be front and center in the presidential race with President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and 14 Democratic hopefuls stumping here...

Afendoulis joins chorus of Amash primary challengers

State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis (R-Grand Rapids Twp.) is the latest to announce a 2020 run for Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District based in the Grand...

GOP pins 2020 House hopes on scaremongering over Tlaib, AOC, Trump...

Republicans started out the cycle with high hopes about retaking the U.S. House in 2020, but the Hill reports those hopes are "dimming." Still, the...

Gov. files brief opposing Legislature’s 2018 move to ‘adopt and amend’...

Updated, 8:16 p.m. with brief from Democratic legislators Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s office filed a brief today opposing the “adopt and amend” maneuver the GOP-led Legislature...

New: Nessel joins AGs urging U.S. Senate to take up election...

The U.S. Senate must act to protect the 2020 elections from interference, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and attorneys general from 21 states said...

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