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O’Rourke: Shrinking middle class tied to attacks on unions

Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke barnstormed through Southeast Michigan on Monday, making a play for union workers who could be decisive in both the...

Slideshow: Beto O’Rourke at Michigan carpenters training center

Former U.S. Rep. Beto O' Rourke (D-Texas) made three stops in Michigan Monday after announcing his presidential bid last week. His swing came just...

Susan J. Demas: The road to the White House runs through...

I cut my political reporting teeth on the Iowa caucuses a couple decades ago. And I'll admit that I have a soft spot for a...

Stabenow courted by ‘5 or 6’ prez hopefuls, Schauer gets Trump...

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Lansing) is a popular person ahead of 2020 and former U.S. Rep. Mark Schauer (D-Battle Creek) may be the first...

Whitmer nets national attention while Michigan emerges as 2020 election prize

Updated, 10:50 a.m., adding reported visit by Beto O'Rourke. It's not terribly surprising, but Michigan has emerged as a top battleground state on the 2020...

Nessel withdraws from lawsuit challenging EPA water oversight

Attorney General Dana Nessel removed the state from a lawsuit that sought to limit federal authority over bodies of water, her office announced Friday. The...

Slideshow: ‘We Build the Wall’ town hall and protest

The “We Build the Wall” town hall drew about 500 people at Cobo Center in Detroit Thursday night, as the Advance reported. Former President Donald Trump...

Bannon rallies hundreds in Detroit for Trump’s border wall

Former President Donald Trump senior adviser Steve Bannon was serving up plenty of red meat to Republicans on immigration in Detroit Thursday night. Bannon, a...

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...

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