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4 events, 24 hours and 1 blizzard: My Veterans Day with...

I’ve decided I’m never going outside again. On Monday, I was assigned to cover U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) and her team as they traveled...

Column: Health care workers wanted: A veteran needs you to work...

Flying home from Florida recently, I was seated across the aisle from an elderly man wearing a hat identifying himself as a Marine. His...

Whitmer recognizes Michigan veterans at Capitol 

The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) hosted a number of student veterans, women veterans and Vietnam veterans during a recognition ceremony at the Capitol...

MLPP President Jacobs among Women’s Hall of Fame inductees

Michigan League for Public Policy (MLPP) President and CEO Gilda Jacobs is among those who will be indicted into Michigan's HERstory Women's Hall of...

Former congressman Bob Traxler dies

Former U.S. Rep. Bob Traxler has died at age 88, MLive and other media have reported. Traxler was born in Kawkawlin and served in the...

Column: Trump has upended the long history of U.S. investment in...

On a cold December night in 2016, Marie Yovanovitch, the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, spoke to an anxious audience at a library in the...

John Conyers dies at age 90

The former dean of Congress, U.S. Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Detroit), died on Sunday at age 90. The news was first reported by WXYZ-TV in...

Milliken and Young: A political odd couple who pulled together for...

William G. Milliken and Coleman A. Young — Michigan’s longest-serving governor and Detroit’s longest-serving mayor — were long known as an odd couple. It's...

Sean McCann: Bold, bipartisan action is needed to ensure election security

As we approach the 17th anniversary of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), we have the opportunity to think about the bold bipartisan action...

Elijah Cummings’ memorial brings political foes together

The nation’s political elite gathered in the U.S. Capitol Thursday to celebrate the life of Baltimore’s native son, Maryland U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings. In a...

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