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Peters, Stabenow vote to reject Trump’s border emergency

Updated, 3:50 p.m., with comments from U.S. Sen. Gary Peters. WASHINGTON — The Republican-led U.S. Senate today delivered a stinging rebuke to President Trump by...

Amash votes ‘present’ on making Mueller’s Trump report public

Updated, 2:35 p.m. with comments from Congressman Andy Levin: WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Justin Amash was one of four Republicans who voted "present" on a...

Whitmer joins bipartisan governors resisting Trump’s Great Lakes cuts

A bipartisan group of five Midwest governors joined forces on Wednesday to rip President Donald Trump's proposed fiscal year 2020 budget cuts to the...

Trump signs John Dingell conservation law

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed the John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act. The bill honors former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, who died...

‘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...
Elissa Slotkin's ceremonial swearing in

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...

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