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Dillon stepping down as Michigan Dem Party chair, Barnes seen as...

Citing accomplishments in the 2018 mid-term elections, Michigan Democratic Party Chair Brandon Dillon announced today he won’t seek re-election for the position he’s held...

Snyder says he’ll sign Line 5 bill, but stays mum on...

Gov. Rick Snyder said today that he plans to sign Enbridge Line 5 legislation, but will not necessarily go along with all GOP-sponsored Lame...

Amanda Stitt: In 2018, more politicians decided to ‘be themselves’ on...

The rise of digital media means people expect unfettered and immediate access to celebrities, their friends and political candidates. If you don’t keep up,...

Harvard Law professor: GOP power plays may be unconstitutional

A Harvard Law School professor, who also was a President Barack Obama appointee, says recent Michigan Republican moves to strip Democrats’ authority may be...

Longtime colleague says former Robertson aide is being ‘railroaded’

A former chief of staff for state Sen. Dave Robertson (R-Grand Blanc) is the target in an ongoing Michigan State Police embezzlement investigation. But...

Whitmer to join governors-elect in Trump meeting this week

Michigan's next governor, Gretchen Whitmer, is slated be part of a group of governors-elect meeting on Thursday with President Trump at the White House,...

Educators converging on Lansing to protest Lame Duck bills this week

Marcus Walton said he didn’t knock doors this summer and fall to elect Democrats, only to have Republicans shove through an aggressive Lame Duck...

Former elections chief: Campaign finance panel would deadlock

Michigan’s former top elections chief is speaking out against Republican efforts to strip campaign finance oversight from the secretary of state’s office. The state’s former...

Michigan’s Lame Duck action makes news nationwide

Michigan’s Lame Duck session has been a popular topic around the nation. More than a dozen major news outlets, including CNN, NBC and The...

Michigan part of a growing trend of Lame Duck power grabs

Michigan isn’t alone when it comes to frenzied Lame Duck activity. As the legislative session comes to an end, Republicans in Wisconsin, North Carolina...

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