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Clerk staff: Conyers III doesn’t make race for Congress

Clerk staff: Conyers III doesn’t make race for CongressWayne County Clerk’s staff: John Conyers III lacks enough valid voter signatures to qualify for the congressional race
  • Detroit
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Oakland County

Ex-Mich. U.S. rep sues opponent over defamation

Ex-Mich. U.S. rep sues opponent over defamationBentivolio of Milford Twp. says 11th Congressional District opponent ‘Rocky’ Raczkowski defames his military record
  • Oakland County
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Elections

Trump backer wins Pennsylvania Senate contest

Trump backer wins Pennsylvania Senate contestHere’s a look at some of Tuesday’s key races
  • Elections
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Politics

‘Islamophobia’ charge rocks Michigan governor debate

‘Islamophobia’ charge rocks Michigan governor debateDemocratic gubernatorial hopeful Abdul El-Sayed asked GOP rivals to condemn “Islamophobia” comments by Sen. Colbeck
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Schuette spurns Calley's claim of land sale hypocrisy

Schuette spurns Calley’s accusation of hypocrisy on land salesAttorney General Bill Schuette's camp: He and his sisters are selling inherited property in U.S., not "offshore assets”
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Schuette, Calley trade barbs in GOP gov's debate

Schuette, Calley trade barbs in GOP gov’s debateBill Schuette and Brian Calley trade blows in the Republican gubernatorial debate as Colbeck and Hines vie for attention
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Right to Life group endorses James for U.S. Senate

Right to Life group endorses James for U.S. SenateNational Right to Life Committee endorses U.S. Senate hopeful John James in Michigan
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Justice or just politics? Calley, Schuette spar over Flint

Calley, Schuette spar over FlintBill Schuette and Brian Calley haven’t been shy about their opposing stances on the Flint water investigation.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Elections

Trump says ‘great night’ after ex-con loses WVa primary

Trump says ‘great night’ after ex-con loses WVa primaryThe stakes were high for a Republican Party bracing for major losses in this fall’s midterm elections
  • Elections
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Oakland County

Oakland County: Bloomfield Hills, Southfield taxes win

Bloomfield Hills, Southfield school taxes winThe taxes will raise money for facility and technology upgrades in the Oakland County districts
  • Oakland County
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Wayne County

Wayne County: Wayne city councilman recalled

Wayne city councilman recalledLincoln Park voters amend the city charter to give officials more leeway in appointing someone to fill a council vacancy
  • Wayne County
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Macomb County

Macomb County: Van Dyke school tax falls just short

Macomb County: Van Dyke school tax falls just shortFinal, unofficial results show Van Dyke issue losing by three votes, while Roseville school bond issue wins easily
  • Macomb County
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Court orders response to El-Sayed eligibility dispute

Court orders state response to El-Sayed eligibility challengesMichigan Secretary of State Johnson has asked to dismiss the case because no one had challenged El-Sayed’s eligibility
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Michigan

Metro Detroiters deciding elections, school proposals

Elections, school proposals decided TuesdayPolls close at 8 p.m.
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Election 2018 campaign preview

Election 2018 campaign previewThe Detroit News' Richard Burr and Jonathan Oosting discuss the Michigan governor's race in the first of a series of shows on the 2018 elections.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Senate hopeful James’ first ad shows Hellfire missile

Senate hopeful James’ first TV ad features Hellfire missileMichigan GOP Senate candidate John James pushes his combat experience in first TV ad, appearing with a Hellfire missile
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Ian Conyers: Keep John Conyers off congressional ballot

Ian Conyers: Keep John Conyers off congressional ballotIan Conyers is challenging John Conyers III’s nominating petitions in the race to replace John Conyers Jr.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Technical issue could keep Democrat off ballot

Technical issue could keep Democratic U.S. House candidate off ballotMatt Morgan vows he ‘will not allow thousands of voters in northern Michigan and Upper Peninsula to be disenfranchised’
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Dem rivals spar over eligibility in gov’s race

Dem rivals spar over eligibility in gov’s raceMichigan gubernatorial candidates Shri Thanedar and Abdul El-Sayed are challenging each other’s eligibility for primary
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

El-Sayed’s first ad in Mich. governor’s race features Little Miss Flint

El-Sayed’s first ad features Little Miss FlintThe ad shows El-Sayed rallying with “Little Miss Flint” water activist Mari Copeny and civil rights activist Shaun King
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Many Michigan Republican candidates flock to Trump

Many Michigan Republican candidates flock to TrumpPresident Donald Trump held a raucous Michigan campaign rally Saturday where Republican candidates flocked to his side
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Macomb County

Macomb Community College seeks millage replacement

Macomb Community College seeks millage replacementThe 20-year, 1.464-mill issue is one of three money requests before voters in Macomb County on the May 8 ballot
  • Macomb County
  • 3 weeks ago
Politics

GOP super PACs break ‘new ground’ in Mich. gov race

GOP super PACs break ‘new ground’ in Michigan gov raceSuper PACs backing Bill Schuette and Brian Calley have each raised nearly $1 million from individual, corporate donors
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Legalized pot plan approved for fall ballot

Legalized pot plan approved for fall ballotBoard of State Canvassers approved a proposal for the fall ballot that would legalize recreational marijuana in Michigan
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Colbeck under fire for Muslim conspiracy claims

Colbeck under fire for El-Sayed Muslim conspiracy claimsMichigan GOP governor candidate stands by unproven claim that Democrat’s family has ties to the Muslim Brotherhood
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Nearly 1,000 Michigan candidates file for 2018 election

Nearly 1,000 Mich. candidates file for 2018 electionNearly 1,000 Michiganians are running for state or federal office this fall, the highest total since 2002
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Right to Life endorses GOP gubernatorial candidates
Group gives endorsement to John James, Republican attempting to unseat Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow

Right to Life endorses Republican gubernatorial candidatesGroup gives endorsement to John James, Republican attempting to unseat Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Female candidates lead money race for U.S. House

Female candidates lead money race for U.S. House in MichiganElissa Slotkin, Rashida Tlaib and Ellen Lipton post strong fundraising numbers in their Michigan campaigns for Congress
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Bieda drops U.S. House bid to run for Macomb clerk
State Sen. Steve Bieda will seek Macomb County post vacated after a judge removed the embattled Clerk Karen Spranger

Bieda drops U.S. House bid to run for Macomb clerkState Sen. Steve Bieda will seek Macomb County post vacated after a judge removed the embattled Clerk Karen Spranger
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Calley mistakenly files signatures for other candidates

Calley mistakenly files signatures for other candidatesMichigan governor hopeful Brian Calley inadvertently submitted 49 petitions for other candidates in unrelated races
  • Politics
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

State: El-Sayed eligibility request ‘premature’

State: El-Sayed’s ballot eligibility request ‘premature’Democrat candidate for governor Abdul El-Sayed calls questions over his eligibility a “manufactured controversy”
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Democratic gov candidates discuss union issues, wages

Democratic gov candidates discuss union issues, wagesAudience packs forum at community college to hear hopefuls’ ideas for state government
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Dems rebuff UAW, pick Nessel for AG

Dems rebuff UAW, pick Nessel for AGDana Nessel won a contentious and combative endorsement election over Pat Miles late Sunday
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Schuette, Calley set for two GOP debates

Schuette, Calley set for two GOP debatesBill Schuette, Brian Calley, Pat Colbeck and Jim Hines are confirmed for televised gubernatorial debates in May and June
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Whitmer submits 30,000 nominating petitions for gov

Whitmer submits 30,000 nominating petitions for govDemocrat Gretchen Whitmer has turned in 30,000 petitions to qualify as candidate in her run for Michigan governor.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Thanedar’s biz record marked by triumphs, tribulations

Thanedar’s biz record marked by triumphs, tribulations“Battle-tested” Democrat Shri Thanedar says business record recommends him for governor, but foe hits “shady” failures
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Part-time Legislature petition drive folds for 2018

Part-time Legislature petition drive folds for 2018A group seeking to make Michigan’s Legislature a part-time body is ending a petition drive, won’t make the 2018 ballot
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Bernstein leading Whitmer running mate selection effort

Bernstein leading Whitmer running mate selection effortUniversity of Michigan Regent Mark Bernstein is chairing Whitmer’s new running mate selection steering committee
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Technology

Facebook says it’s making progress in election preparedness

Facebook says it’s making progress in election preparednessFacebook says it is making progress weeding out fake accounts and fake new
  • Technology
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Whitmer gives donations from Nassar’s boss to charity

Whitmer gives donations from Nassar’s boss to charityDemocratic gubernatorial hopeful Gretchen Whitmer gives contributions from former MSU Dean William Strampel to charity
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Ad war: Snyder touts Calley, Schuette attacks him

Ad war: Snyder touts Calley, Schuette attacks himSnyder touts Calley in a new advertisement and Schuette blasts Calley in the first attack ad of the 2018 cycle.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Elections

Saccone concedes Pennsylvania US House race to Lamb

Saccone concedes Pennsylvania US House race to LambDemocrat Conor Lamb, 33, claimed the seat by about 750 votes in closely watched special election more than a week ago
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Michigan

UAW backs Democrat Whitmer for Mich. governor

UAW backs Democrat Whitmer for Michigan governorMichigan’s largest labor union is endorsing Gretchen Whitmer for governor
  • Michigan
  • 2 months ago
Politics

Calley launches his first TV ad in ‘run’ for governor

Calley launches his first TV ad in ‘run’ for governorThe new ad, titled “Run,” shows Brian Calley jogging through the streets of his hometown
  • Politics
  • 2 months ago
Politics

GOP considers recount, lawsuit in House race in Pa.

GOP considers recount, lawsuit in special House race in Pa.Republicans eyed a recount and a lawsuit over perceived irregularities in a closely watched U.S. House race in Pa.
  • Politics
  • 2 months ago
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