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Sanders, Buttigieg add campaign events before Detroit presidential debates

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Friday both announced Michigan campaign events prior to the second round...
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Slotkin bill passes mandating water and basic needs for detained migrants

Less than a week after taking a bipartisan trip to the southern border, U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) saw her legislation requiring basic necessities...

Progress Michigan slams Democratic anti-abortion conference

The liberal group Progress Michigan on Friday blasted a national anti-choice group meeting in East Lansing for representing what it called the “height of...

11 Dem presidential hopefuls agree to Little Miss Flint town hall

Young activist Mari Copeny, commonly known as Little Miss Flint, so far has gotten 11 Democratic presidential candidates to agree to participate in a...

Slotkin testifies in favor of legislation to block robocalls

U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) testified on Capitol Hill on Thursday in favor of a new act already passed by the House that would...

Report: DeVos profited from Trump tax reform

A report from CNBC shows that U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and her family have profited to the tune of millions of dollars following...

Tlaib releases bill banning facial recognition technology in public housing

As a debate rages in Detroit over the police department’s use of sophisticated software that can identify and recognize faces, a Michigan lawmaker has...

Dems keep up pressure on Inman to resign

The Michigan Legislature might be off for summer break, but Democrats are still campaigning for state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) to step down after...

Enviros protest Line 5 on Kalamazoo oil spill anniversary, praise Sanders’...

On the ninth anniversary of the Kalamazoo River oil spill, environmentalists and progressives gathered in Lansing Thursday to protest Enbridge’s Line 5 in the...

Cory Booker to hold Detroit event following debates

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) announced on Thursday that he will hold a "Detroit Rise" event on Aug. 1 following the two nights of...

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