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Alex Rossman: Public charge rule attacks immigrants and American values

In my 20-year career, I thought I had seen all of the tricks, maneuvers and strategies in the political procedure book.  But President Donald Trump...

Tlaib declines visit after Israel lifts ban

Just hours after the Israeli government announced Friday that it would lift its previously announced ban and allow U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) to...

West Michigan will likely be key in 2020, but presidential campaign...

Michigan’s status as a battleground state in the 2020 presidential campaign is well-established.  But while two dozen Democratic hopefuls bounced around stops in Southeast Michigan...

Tlaib: It’s a ‘sign of weakness’ for Israel to ban me

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit), the first Palestinian-American woman elected to Congress, said on Thursday that it's a "sign of weakness" that Israel will...

Levin calls for an end to deportations ahead of vigil for...

Updated 2:13 p.m., 8/20 U.S. Rep. Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Twp.) told the Advance on Thursday the recent death of Jimmy Aldaoud was unnecessary, preventable and...

Israel bars Omar, Tlaib from visiting after Trump comments

Updated 4:12 p.m. with Attorney General Dana Nessel's comments The Israeli government announced Thursday it would not allow U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) and Ilhan...

Former Michigan House Speaker Tom Leonard nominated for U.S. attorney, raising...

Updated 11:26 p.m. with comment from Sen. Debbie Stabenow President Donald Trump has nominated former state House Speaker Tom Leonard (R-DeWitt) to serve as U.S....

Nessel joins multistate lawsuit over federal immigration rule changes

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined a dozen other colleagues from around the country in suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security over...

Michigan donors fuel Buttigieg’s presidential campaign

Steve Wogaman was so impressed after Democrat Pete Buttigieg announced his presidential bid that he picked up his phone to donate to the fledgling...

Lawrence calls for Senate to pass background check bill

U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield) is calling for Congress to return to Capitol Hill for a vote on legislation aimed at reducing gun violence,...

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