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Barr defends president as Dems continue to push for unredacted Mueller...

Updated, 12:59 p.m. with comments from Sen. Peters. WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans and the Trump administration want to move on from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s...

Retired teacher faces eviction from ‘hot area’ in Detroit

Eloise Halliburton is in a fight to save her Detroit home. She says that Michigan First Credit Union (MFCU) wants to evict her from her...

Ananich: Won’t endorse yet in Flint election, says Dems will work...

Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich is nearing a full decade of service in Michigan’s Legislature, and he doesn’t mince words while looking back: “I...

Here’s why Andy Levin called a national radio show to talk...

WASHINGTON — On Tuesday morning, U.S. Rep. Andy Levin was driving through his Southeast Michigan district when he heard reporters on National Public Radio...

White House lists Flint mayor at Opportunity Zone Conference

President Donald Trump spoke at a conference Wednesday at which Flint Mayor Karen Weaver was scheduled to be in attendance, according to a White...

Whitmer, bipartisan officials, launch criminal justice reform taskforce

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday signed an executive order establishing a new taskforce aimed at taking a comprehensive look at criminal justice reform initiatives...

Enviros urge Whitmer to halt oil tunnel plan, as GOP lauds...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has been in talks with Enbridge officials and is still not ruling out the Canadian energy company’s plan to bury a...

Column: Michigan needs a ‘rural ombudsman’

Michigan’s official state motto is: “Si Quæris Peninsulam Amœnam Circumspice," or, “If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you.” Michigan is a large state...

Greig: Oakland County is the heart of Dems’ 2020 campaign

As the 2020 election cycle heats up in Michigan, state House Minority Leader Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) stands confident that Democrats will win back...

Whitmer, Great Lakes governors oppose Trump’s water order

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and four other Democratic Great Lakes governors wrote a letter this week to President Donald Trump's administration opposing an executive order...

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