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Oakland County board appoints Ferndale mayor to succeed Patterson

After a whirlwind process that involved resignations, boycotts and accusations of backroom dealings, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners on Friday voted to appoint...
Rashida Tlaib

Tlaib declines visit after Israel lifts ban

Just hours after the Israeli government announced Friday that it would lift its previously announced ban and allow U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) to...
U.S. Rep. Justin Amash

Democratic campaign arm officially targeting Amash’s district

Updated, 4:21 p.m. 8/15/19 to reflect that Cathy Albro ran against Amash in 2018, not 2016 The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is officially eyeing...
Patterson

Oakland County moving forward with executive interviews amid controversy

Updated, 8:27 p.m., 8/14/19 A group of Oakland County commissioners interviewed candidates Wednesday to replace the recently deceased longtime County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, amid...
Pete Buttigieg

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...

Lawrence calls for Senate to pass background check bill

U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield) is calling for Congress to return to Capitol Hill for a vote on legislation aimed at reducing gun violence,...

Slotkin invites new U.S. secretary of Defense to visit communities impacted...

U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) has invited newly confirmed U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper to Michigan in order to “see and hear directly...
Voting station

GOP sues to block redistricting commission

A group of Republicans sued the Michigan Secretary of State Tuesday in an attempt to block the independent redistricting commission mandated by last year’s...
U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee and DNC Chair Tom Perez

Dems, GOP offer contrast on trade ahead of debates

Both the Democratic and Republican parties held sparring press conferences just hours apart in Detroit Tuesday morning ahead of the Democratic primary debates, offering...
President Donald Trump

Michigan lawmakers brace for ‘direct conflict’ with Trump on PFAS

Updated, 3:09 p.m. 7/12/19, with the vote on the bill WASHINGTON — Michigan lawmakers are ready to brawl with President Trump over the dangerous chemicals...

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