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Trump blasts new congressional panel policing COVID-19 relief spending

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced plans Thursday to form a new committee charged with overseeing the more than $2 trillion...

Samuel R. Bagenstos: From jobs to health care, COVID-19 reveals the...

Beginning in the 1970s and 1980s, much of the industrialized world has committed itself an individualistic, everyone-for-themselves worldview.   In the United States, the avatar for...

Susan J. Demas: From ‘fix the damn roads’ to give us...

As COVID-19 rips through Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spends her days tracking down ventilators and N95 masks for jammed, desperate hospitals, working to secure...

Longtime labor activist Liz Jackson dies at 102

Described as a fighter with no quit in her, Elizabeth Jackson was a force in Detroit’s labor, political and civil rights communities for many...

Michigan leaders alarmed about racism toward Asian Americans amid COVID-19 crisis

A group of state elected officials and community leaders on Thursday pushed back against what they see as growing anti-Asian-American sentiment amid the coronavirus...

Column: Workers left out of govt., business response to COVID-19

As the coronavirus crisis unfolds, workers and families around the country are finding out how weak the U.S. social safety net is. Almost three-quarters of Americans...

On this day in 1970: U of M students fight for...

University of Michigan students launched a massive protest against their administrators and Board of Regents on this day in 1970. At the center of...

Library of Michigan: Whitmer’s school closures for coronavirus are historic, unprecedented

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order last week calling for all Michigan private and public schools to close beginning Monday through April 5 is perhaps...

To win in 2020, Gilchrist says Dems must ‘meet people where...

Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist definitely got people’s attention by endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden just four days before Michigan’s presidential primary. Gilchrist, who voted...

Warren had diehard fans, especially women. So why couldn’t she win? 

“Michigan needs a social justice warrior,” state Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) announced to a crowd of Elizabeth Warren fans at a Detroit rally on...

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