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Whitmer responds to racist Trump attacks on Tlaib

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer responded on Twitter Thursday attacks on U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) and her fellow progressives in Congress, calling them “racist” and...
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Detroit Democratic presidential debate lineups set

The lineups for the next two nights of Democratic National Committee presidential debates have been announced. The 25-candidate field was winnowed down to 20 contenders...

Report: Mitchell asks for Trump meeting over ‘Send her back’ chant

At least two non-Democratic members of Michigan’s congressional delegation have publicly pushed back on a xenophobic chant that took place during President Donald Trump’s...

Michigan U.S. House Dems vote to boost minimum wage to $15...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Thursday voted to hike the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025 — which could mean...

Nessel joins other AGs in pushing feds for fairer labor practices

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined attorneys general from around the country in urging the federal government “to protect workers from harmful anti-competitive...

Slotkin, Upton, Mitchell to embark on bipartisan border trip

Three members of Michigan’s congressional delegation will travel to the U.S.-Mexico border this week to visit migrant detention facilities and attempt to find a...
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Kara Hope: Trump’s Title X changes threaten health care in Michigan

The war on reproductive freedom has multiple fronts here in Michigan.  On one front, petition signatures are being gathered to place two extreme anti-abortion measures...

U.S. House holds top Trump officials in contempt over census citizenship...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Wednesday voted to hold two of President Trump’s top officials in contempt of Congress for refusing to hand...

U.S. House quashes effort to consider Trump impeachment 

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Wednesday refused to consider impeachment articles against President Donald Trump, with most Democrats siding with Republicans to kill...

20 Dems announced for Detroit presidential debates

The Democratic National Committee on Wednesday announced the 20 contenders who made the second round of Democratic presidential debates in Detroit at the end...

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