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Transportation, childcare challenges raised at Slotkin health care roundtable

Health care advocates and experts joined together Wednesday evening to discuss challenges of rising medical costs and transportation barriers for low-income families.  The roundtable discussion...

Pence added as speaker at Michigan Republican confab

Vice President Mike Pence will return to Michigan later this month.  The Michigan Republican Party announced on Wednesday that Pence has been added to the...

Michigan in national news: Focus on rural voters, 1 of just...

Is it 2020 yet? No, but it might feel like it, as Michigan remains the subject of intense national focus for next year's presidential...

Amy Greene: These women’s accomplishments tell another story of America

Two American Democratic representatives have been forbidden to enter Israel: “What are Trump and Netanyahu afraid of?” questioned the New York Times in an...

Rick Haglund: Warning light is flashing for Michigan’s auto industry

It’s been a great decade for Michigan’s critically important auto industry, which almost died 10 years ago during the Great Recession. Annual U.S. sales for...

Dingell hits Trump on trade on Fox News, so he obviously...

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) has long been critical of the impacts of China and U.S. trade policy on workers — and she said...

Will Michigan Republicans flip the script on gun control in Washington? 

WASHINGTON — When Congress passed landmark gun violence prevention legislation known as the Brady Bill back in 1993, three Michigan Republicans were among the...

Dems decry Trump’s rhetoric at ‘Take on Hate’ rally

Several Michigan Democrats and more than 40 organizations rallied in Dearborn Thursday night to combat the rise of “hateful rhetoric.” The small event of about...

Susan J. Demas: Trump’s crazy 2 weeks underscore just how much...

President Donald Trump is diverting disaster funds during hurricane season to his precious border wall. Migrant children are being raped, falling ill and dying...

Whitmer, 16 govs. oppose Trump admin. food stamp cuts

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, along with a coalition of governors, on Wednesday sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture...

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