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Trump-China trade tensions bite into Michigan agriculture

President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China and other major trading partners has Michigan agriculture leaders feeling the pinch. In a call with...

James deletes campaign videos, ‘red flags’ for Trump in GOP Michigan...

The GOP's failed 2018 U.S. Senate nominee, John James, has lassoed some D.C. attention for dithering over what office to seek next year and...

Michigan lawmakers pop PFAS plans in Congress this week

A recent report showed Michigan has the most known toxic PFAS pollution sites in the nation, and congressional lawmakers have introduced several new bills...

Slotkin recalls mom’s cancer diagnosis while voting for pre-existing protections bill

WASHINGTON — For U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin, the political fight over insurance coverage for those with pre-existing conditions hits close to home. The Holly...

Nessel joins AGs urging marijuana banking legislation

Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined yet another national coalition of attorneys general advocating for legal reform, this time to federal banks’ ability to...

U.S. House committee votes to hold Trump AG Barr in contempt

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the war between the...

Levin touts support for national pro-union legislation

Updated, 1:58 p.m. 5/10/19, with other Michigan co-sponsors of the bill U.S. Rep. Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Twp.), a former union organizer, says that strengthening workers’...

Slotkin lashes out at DeVos for not meeting with Nassar survivors

Updated, 3:34 p.m. with comments from DeVos' office U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) said she met with U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Tuesday to discuss...

Constant robocalls got you down? Nessel and 41 AGs want the...

If you don't pick up the phone anymore to avoid the flurry of annoying automated sales calls, 42 state attorneys general are trying to...

The definitive, incomplete guide to 2020 hopefuls’ Michigan campaign stops

It’s technically possible that you haven’t heard this, but now-President Donald Trump won Michigan’s 16 electoral votes in the 2016 presidential election. According to Slate’s...

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