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House budget would stop Michigan spending on Gordie Howe Bridge

Updated with MDOT comments, 9:50 p.m. A GOP-led Michigan House panel passed a budget proposal Wednesday that would prohibit the state from spending any taxpayer...

Amash joins Dems as U.S. House panel votes to hold 2...

WASHINGTON — Led by U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), a House committee voted Wednesday to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary...

Stevens trumpets legislation shoring up union pension funds

Freshman U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens (D-Rochester) heard a lot of worries about pensions last year on the campaign trail. That’s why she couldn’t have...

Report: Trump poverty formula could cut number of welfare recipients

President Donald Trump’s administration is considering changing how the federal government calculates poverty. But the proposed adjustment could lead to fewer people being eligible for...

Castro releases lead proposal following trip to Flint

After his weekend trip to Flint, former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro has released a plan to “eliminate lead poisoning...

Detroit police chief: Nazis wanted ‘Charlottesville II’ at Detroit LGBTQ Pride

Armed Nazis who crashed Motor City Pride over the weekend hoped to spark a repeat of the violence at the 2017 Charlottesville, Va., "Unite...

Nazis protest Motor City Pride

Detroit's LGBTQ Pride festival was crashed by a small group of Nazis, the U.K.-based Independent and Reuters report: In Detroit, an armed white supremacist group called...

Julián Castro 1st of 2020 Dems to visit Flint

Julián Castro made himself the 14th Democratic presidential candidate to campaign in Michigan — but he was the first to visit Flint, which remains...

Julián Castro to campaign in Flint Saturday

Julián Castro will be the 14th Democratic presidential candidate to visit Michigan and the first to stump in Flint. His campaign announced he'll do three...

Slotkin slams media for ‘age-old catfight story’ pitting her against AOC,...

Updated, 10:56 a.m. There have been no shortage of stories about the supposed tension between Democrats who flipped competitive congressional seats and progressives holding deep...

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