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Debate commission considering Ann Arbor as 2020 venue

The nonpartisan Commission for Presidential Debates is considering Ann Arbor as one of six potential locations for one of the three presidential debates that...
U.S. Rep. Justin Amash

Amash could play 2020 spoiler in Michigan as Libertarian nominee

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Cascade Twp.) won’t yet say whether he’ll seek the Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination in 2020, but he’s also not doing...
Rep. Debbie Dingell in Washington

House passes revamped Violence Against Women Act

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday voted to renew and expand legislation that aids victims of domestic violence, setting the stage...
Rep. Dan Kildee and House Democrats

Kildee wants IRS to hand over Trump’s tax returns

U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint) joined on Wednesday the growing chorus of House Democrats in favor of using their legal authority to demand the...
Rep. Debbie Dingell

Dingell takes on the NRA: ‘I was sure I was going...

WASHINGTON — For Debbie Dingell, keeping guns away from domestic violence perpetrators is personal. “This is something that I care very, very deeply about,...
Former Gov. Rick Snyder

Kasich forms dark money group with Snyder, Schwarzenegger

They’re back. Former Ohio Gov. and 2016 GOP presidential candidate John Kasich has announced a new political group called “Two Paths America,” with fellow Republican...
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton

Upton: ‘It didn’t make sense’ to attend Trump rally

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) got a last-minute invite to President Trump’s rally in Grand Rapids last week, but he already...

Laura Packard: Trump is trying to kill the legislation that saved...

When I was healthy, I had the freedom to live anywhere in the country. And so I did. Today, my cancer diagnosis means my...
The Democratic primary debate in 2016.

Detroit to host 2-night Democratic debate in July

A swarm of Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Detroit this summer for a primary debate hosted by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and...
Elissa Slotkin's ceremonial swearing in

Slotkin talks Trump, 2020, health care on ‘Real Time’

U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) appeared on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” on Friday night, speaking about President Donald Trump’s recent campaign stop...

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