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Key senators predict victory over Trump in renaming military facilities honoring...

WASHINGTON — Key U.S. senators are preparing for battle with the White House over renaming military facilities that honor Confederates — and they’re expecting...

Nessel files brief in women’s rights case, pays homage to Griffiths,...

Attorney General Dana Nessel has filed an amicus brief in a case involving the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), Commonwealth of Virginia v Ferriero. The brief,...

Dan Kildee is ‘only moving up the ladder.’ So what’s next?

Dan Kildee is no stranger to leading during a crisis. After all, the Flint Democrat had been in Congress for just a couple years...

Frederick Douglass: What to the slave is the Fourth of July?

Editor’s note: In February 2017, while marking African American History Month, President Donald Trump praised Frederick Douglass as “an example of somebody who’s done...

Whitmer renames Lewis Cass Building ‘Elliott-Larsen Building’

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday signed an executive order  to rename the state-owned Lewis Cass Building in downtown Lansing to the “Elliott-Larsen Building,” honoring...

Jeff Timmer: Goldilocks and the Americans willing to tolerate police who...

Listen up, Goldilocks. No one has the time or patience for your moral relativism and false-equivalencies bullshit anymore. Too hard. Too soft. Too damn...

On this day in 1963: GOP Michigan governor fights for fair...

An unlikely collaboration occurred on June 29, 1963 — at least by today’s political standards. Gov. George Romney, a moderate Republican, participated in a seminal...

How Black Lives Matter has changed Pride Month

On June 28, 1970, New York City hosted the first Pride march, commemorating the one-year anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion. Fifty years later, the COVID-19 global...

On this day in 1990: Nelson Mandela visits Detroit

South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela visited Detroit on June 28, 1990. Part of his historic eight-city, 10-day tour of the United States, the...

Hemond: A lot is negotiable, but not your ‘basic rights as...

Adrian Hemond doesn’t want you to look away from this moment. And even as the CEO of a bipartisan political consulting firm, he’s not afraid...

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