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Judge Miller dies at age 80

Updated, 1:55 p.m., with Attorney General Dana Nessel's statement: Former Macomb County Judge Donald Miller, husband of longtime former U.S. Rep. Candice Miller, died Friday...

Benson: Michigan’s team of female executives is a ‘win-win’

As the first Democrat to serve as Michigan Secretary of State in almost 25 years, Jocelyn Benson is also part of a...

Democrats stand ready to grill DeVos

Betsy DeVos could have a tough year ahead. President Trump’s education secretary, who also is a Michigan billionaire, has been a prime target of Democrats...

Lawrence to help lead women’s caucus

U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield) has been elected co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Women’s Caucus. She will share duties with U.S. Rep. Debbie Lesko...
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Engler resigns from MSU, blames Democrats

In a defiant and verbose 11-page resignation letter, interim Michigan State University President John Engler appeared to blame a familiar target for his woes:...

Dems, women’s group slam Shirkey for equal pay comments

Advice from Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) on how state contractors should deal with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s new equal pay directive is being...

5 vying to lead Michigan Democrats

The five candidates running for Michigan Democratic Party (MDP) chair have all pledged to build on last year’s wins at the top of the...

Bills on PFAS, pension tax, election changes hit Senate

The Michigan Senate on this week targeted reform of the state’s “no-fault” auto insurance law as its top priority for the new legislative session. Senators...

Engler may be out at MSU after Nassar comments

Former GOP gov. has long history with MSU Board president Will interim Michigan State University President John Engler make it until a scheduled board meeting...

Gillibrand gives shout-out to Whitmer while talking presidential run

After announcing that she is running for president in 2020, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) mentioned Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on "The Late Show with...

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