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Jeff T. Wattrick: Marianne Williamson is the 2020 version of Pat...

Should we take Marianne Williamson’s presidential candidacy seriously?  Alex Pareene says yes because Williamson is the 2020 version of Donald Trump. Though she’s “aiming her...

Amash says he’s ‘declaring his independence’ and leaving GOP

In a Washington Post op-ed published on Thursday — the Fourth of July — maverick U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Cascade Twp.) announced, "Today, I...

Column: Spare yourself and skip Trump’s Fourth of July speech

Here’s one set of eyes and ears that won’t be fastened on President Trump’s speech on July 4 at the Lincoln Memorial. The aural and...
Detained immigrants

Members of Congress, activists decry border camp conditions

As public scrutiny intensifies over conditions in migrant detention facilities at the U.S.-Mexico border, both protesters and congressional lawmakers from Michigan are voicing their...
Amash and Meijer

Meijer makes it official, will challenge Amash

Peter Meijer, an Army veteran and heir to the grocery store family of the same name, formally announced Wednesday that he will run for...
Wilbur Ross

Commerce dept. drops citizenship question from census, Trump remains defiant

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross confirmed Tuesday that the Trump administration has dropped its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020...

Gerrymandering fights aren’t over, as states ready remedies

WASHINGTON — Battles over partisan gerrymandering are poised to shift to the states in the wake of a major U.S. Supreme Court decision issued...
Wurtsmith Air Museum

Air Force agrees to additional PFAS cleanup in Oscoda

The U.S. Air Force has agreed to install an additional groundwater treatment system in Oscoda as it continues a years-long investigation into pollution from...
Dana Nessel

Nessel joins AGs protesting change in poverty level measurement

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Monday that she has co-signed a letter urging the Trump administration to reconsider its planned changes to how...

Gilda Z. Jacobs: Let lawmakers know this summer about policies that...

The band strikes up and the tiny flags start waving. Candy flies and kids swarm to grab all they can, their hands still sticky...

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