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‘It shook me,’ Tlaib says of reports finding asbestos in makeup

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) expressed outrage Tuesday over the presence of asbestos in cosmetic products used by young girls. “I think...

Slotkin questions Trump DHS secretary on family separation policy

Freshman U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) woke up "what had been relatively sleepy interrogation" last week of U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen,...

Nessel moves to shield lottery revenue for schools

Attorney General Dana Nessel is leading an effort with an amicus brief opposing a U.S. Department of Justice’s opinion that involves all types of...

Reps. slam Trump budget wiping out Great Lakes funding by 90%

Updated at 8:05 p.m. with U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga's comments. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday issued his latest proposal to dramatically scale back...

Walberg, Conyers ranked most-effective Michigan House members

No Michigan U.S. House member made a national group's list of most-effective lawmakers for the 2017-18 session. U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Tipton) came closest, ranking...

Amash skips many Freedom Caucus meetings, again flirts with presidential run

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Cascade Twp.) helped found the Freedom Caucus, but he told CNN this weekend that he now attends meetings "infrequently." He again...

Why did 23 House Republicans vote against anti-discrimination resolution?

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House overwhelmingly adopted an anti-bigotry resolution this week, with 23 Republicans voting against the measure. The resolution, whose lead author...

House Democrats pass sweeping voting rights, ethics legislation

WASHINGTON — Michigan's congressional delegation was split down the middle on Friday as the U.S. House passed a broad election reform and ethics bill...

All Michigan House members vote for measure against anti-Semitism, bigotry

All 14 members of Michigan's U.S. House delegation on Thursday voted for a resolution decrying anti-Semitism, racism and anti-Muslim bigotry. House Resolution 183 originally was...

Group names Peters 4th-most effective U.S. Senate Democrat

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) was named the fourth-most effective Democrat in the Senate last term by the nonpartisan Center for Effective Lawmaking. Peters is...

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