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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...

While Trump turns fire toward Tlaib, supporters have her back

President Donald Trump has been sounding off on progressive members of Congress for almost two weeks, whipping his supporters into a frenzy last week...

On this day: SCOTUS rules on Milliken v. Bradley Detroit busing...

On July 25, 1974, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a 5-4 ruled against cross-district busing in the landmark case, Milliken v. Bradley. The case...

Most Michigan reps. vote to protect union pensions

The U.S. House on Wednesday passed a bill aimed at salvaging union pensions, an issue close to the hearts of many Michigan lawmakers. Known as...

Kildee warns climate change harms Great Lakes, experts urge ‘Apollo-type’ investment...

WASHINGTON — Climate change could cost Americans billions of dollars, destroy coastal communities and put agriculture, health care and military facilities at risk unless...

Kamala Harris at SEIU rally: ‘Detroit was built by workers’

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) on Wednesday became the first presidential candidate to rally with Detroit security officers who are trying to unionize.  Several presidential...

10 presidential hopefuls stress civil rights bona fides at NAACP forum

Ten candidates in the crowded 2020 presidential field made their case as civil rights champions Wednesday, on the closing day of the national NAACP...

Biden touts African American support during SE Michigan swing

Former Vice President Joe Biden campaigned Wednesday in Michigan for the first time as a 2020 presidential contender and stressed his backing from Black...

Citing poisonous political climate, Mitchell announces retirement from Congress

Updated, 4:05 p.m., 7/24/19 with comments from Reps. Lawrence and Tlaib In a speech Wednesday morning on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives,...

National liberal activists holding Detroit convention this week

A national network of liberal activists is organizing its annual convention in Detroit this week, following the NAACP’s Detroit convention that concludes Wednesday and...

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