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Meijer: People are ‘frustrated’ with Amash, want ‘someone new’

Peter Meijer, a U.S. Army veteran and heir to a multistate retail chain of the same name, announced his GOP primary challenge to incumbent...

Dems hold Capitol Hill hearing on potentially ‘catastrophic’ ACA case 

WASHINGTON — Democrats in Congress are warning that a looming court decision could upend the Affordable Care Act and leave millions of Americans without...

Trump threatens to veto defense spending bill with PFAS protections

President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to veto the U.S. House version of the bill that provides the federal government’s annual defense budget, citing...

Environmentalists scoff as Upton helps launch GOP conservation club

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) on Wednesday joined his GOP colleagues on Capitol Hill in announcing the formation of a new...

Nessel joins coalition asking court to address ‘immediate threat’ to migrant...

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has signed an amicus brief advocating for migrant children detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Nessel announced Tuesday...

Slotkin visits northern border facilities, plans bipartisan trip to southern border

As part of her oversight role as a member of the U.S. Homeland Security Committee, U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) on Tuesday visited Michigan’s...

Column: A long-running immigration problem: The government sometimes detains and deports...

We are law professors who have studied civil litigation involving citizenship disputes and thousands of cases involving citizens caught up in immigration cases. That includes...

Michigan Democrats come out against lawsuit squashing Obamacare

Several of Michigan’s top Democrats offered a full-throated defense of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Tuesday, as a federal appeals court in Louisiana considers...

Grand Rapids businessman Langlois joins GOP field looking to take down...

Grand Rapids businessman Joel Langlois is joining the crowded field of Republican candidates in Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District.  Langlois has multiple business holdings, including the...

Amash quits committee, GOP conference, as analysts say seat is a...

Following his exit from the GOP last week, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (I-Cascade Twp.) announced Monday evening he’s resigning his sole committee position and...

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