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House Dems disclose financials, propose new law

House Dems disclose financials, propose new lawFifteen Michigan House Democrats voluntarily released their own personal financial information while calling for new disclosure laws
  • Michigan
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Michigan

Calley toughens tone as governor candidate

Calley toughens tone as governor candidateA musician and banker, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is not your run-of-the-mill Republican candidate for governor
  • Michigan
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Michigan

‘Promote the Vote’ aims for Michigan ballot

‘Promote the Vote’ aims for Michigan ballotOrganizers turn in signatures for potential ballot proposal would allow no-reason absentee voting and more.
  • Michigan
  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Michigan

Final day to register to vote is Monday

Final day to register to vote is MondayMichigan residents must be registered to vote if they want to participate in the Aug. 7 primary.
  • Michigan
  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Michigan

Michigan High Court to hear arguments over redistricting proposal

Mich. High Court takes up redistricting fightThe high court ordered a special session to hear oral arguments on the Voters Not Politicians proposal on July 18.
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Michigan

Candidates seek edge with new Michigan voters as registration deadline nears

New Michigan voters recruited as deadline nearsPolitical candidates are working hard to expand support by getting new voters to register by a Monday deadline in a bid for an edge in the Aug. 7 primary
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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James, Pensler clash on abortion, Trump in GOP U.S. Senate debate

James, Pensler clash on abortion, Trump in debateJohn James of Farmington Hills squared off Friday with Sandy Pensler of Grosse Pointe on abortion and President Trump in a GOP U.S. Senate debate
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Mystery group attacking Whitmer in Dem primary has GOP links

Mystery group attacking Whitmer has GOP linksA mysterious group running left-leaning online ads hitting Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Gretchen Whitmer has connections to Michigan Republicans
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Pensler, James set to square off in Republican U.S. Senate debate

Pensler, James face off in Senate GOP debateRepublican businessmen John James and Sandy Pensler are set to face off Friday in Michigan's only scheduled U.S. Senate debate of the primary season.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Michigan

Mich. GOP governor hopefuls debate Trump border, tariff policies

GOP governor hopefuls debate Trump border, tariff policiesSchuette, Calley, Colbeck and Hines cite tougher borders, Trump tariffs
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Michigan

Whitmer rises to establishment choice in Democrats’ gov race

Whitmer rises to establishment choice in Democrats’ gov raceDemocrat Gretchen Whitmer's campaign for governor is running on her legislative experience that's been marked by resistance and compromise.
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Michigan

3 Mich. Senate democrats call for candidate to quit Senate race
Three Michigan Senate democrats want Ghulam Qadir to quit his campaign for the Democratic primary for the Senate after domestic abuse allegations from the 1980s surfaced.

3 Mich. Senate democrats call for candidate to quit Senate raceThree Michigan Senate democrats want Ghulam Qadir to quit his campaign for the Democratic primary for the Senate after domestic abuse allegations from the 1980s surfaced.
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Michigan

Schuette seeks to yank redistricting proposal off ballot

Schuette seeks to yank redistricting proposal off ballotMove to redraw state's political boundaries would "alter the fundamental division of powers within our government," AG says in Michigan Supreme Court filing
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Upset of Dem House leader points to party divisions

Upset of Democratic House leader points to party divisionsA 28-year-old liberal activist ousted top House Democrat Joe Crowley in Trump’s hometown Tuesday night
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Michigan

Governor hopeful Whitmer touts Senate work in first TV ad

Whitmer touts Senate work in first TV adDemocratic candidate for governor Gretchen Whitmer released her first television ad with a 30-second segment that touted her time in the state Senate
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Trump makes runoff election for SC gov about him, too

Trump makes runoff election for SC governor about him, tooTrump campaigned Monday for the state’s GOP governor, but made the vote all about himself, too
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

McMaster wins in SC for Trump; Dem Crowley out in NY

McMaster wins in SC for Trump; Dem veteran Crowley out in NYTrump was not on the ballot, but he had invested political capital in a slate of primary contests across America
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Romney takes on lawmaker in bid for Utah Senate seat

Mitt Romney takes on lawmaker in bid for Utah Senate seatMitt Romney will learn Tuesday if he’ll continue the reboot of his political career
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Michigan

Pastor who manages Thanedar campaign arrested

Pastor who manages Thanedar campaign arrestedA Highland Park pastor and gubernatorial campaign manager was arrested Sunday for allegedly interfering with a police investigation
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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U.S. House candidate ends campaign after court loss

House candidate ends campaign after court lossDemocrat Paul Clements ended his congressional campaign in southwest Michigan after a judge refused to restore his name to the primary ballot
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Democrats split on health care in Michigan gubernatorial debate

Health care splits Dems in gubernatorial debateDemocrat hopefuls Abdul El-Sayed and Shri Thanedar shied away from direct attacks on Gretchen Whitmer in the party’s first televised governor debate
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Michigan GOP alleges Whitmer ad violates state law

Michigan GOP alleges Whitmer ad breaks state lawThe "issue ad" features Whitmer and identifies her as a candidate for governor
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Whitmer, El-Sayed first to seek public aid for governor runs

Whitmer, El-Sayed seek public aid for gov runsDemocrats Gretchen Whitmer and Abdul El-Sayed are seeking public funding for their campaigns to be Michigan's next governor.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Michigan gov hopeful Jim Hines embraces 'outsider' status

Michigan gov hopeful Jim Hines embraces ‘outsider’ statusA political outsider, Saginaw obstetrician Dr. Jim Hines is running for the Republican nomination for governor and wants the chance to lead the state.
  • Michigan
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Bold initiative to split up California faces hurdles

Bold initiative to split up California faces hurdlesThe "Cal 3" initiative is driven by venture capitalist Tim Draper.
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  • 1 month ago
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In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Sanford

In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark SanfordTrump is crediting his Election-Day tweet in part for the defeat of a South Carolina Republican congressman
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  • 1 month ago
Politics

Nevada’s most famous pimp wins GOP primary

Nevada’s most famous pimp wins GOP primaryPimp Dennis Hof, the star of the HBO adult reality series “Cathouse,” won a GOP primary for the state Legislature
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  • 1 month ago
Politics

Trump a factor in SC races as 5 states hold primaries

Trump a factor in SC races as 5 states hold primariesTrump figures to be a factor in Republican elections in South Carolina, one of five states holding primaries
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  • 1 month ago
Michigan

Bishop's re-election fight seen as a bellwether for control of U.S. House

Bishop race a bellwether for U.S. House controlSlotkin outraises Republican incumbent in district Democratss haven’t held for 18 years
  • Michigan
  • 1 month ago
Wayne County

Democrats vying for Conyers' seat talk sex assault, immigration at forum

Dems seeking Conyers’ seat talk immigration, assaultThree of the contenders vying to replace resigned U.S. Rep. John Conyers Jr. in the 13th Congressional District came together on Saturday
  • Wayne County
  • 1 month ago
Michigan

Four Democrats denied spots congressional primary ballot

Democrat Morgan loses appeal over ballot spotDemocrat Matt Morgan loses appeal to restore name to primary ballot for northern Michigan seat in U.S. House. Three Dems lose spots in 13th District
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  • 1 month ago
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Whitmer: Give Michigan teachers a raise

Whitmer: Give Michigan teachers a raiseDemocratic gubernatorial hopeful Gretchen Whitmer calls for increased K-12 spending and a ban on new charter schools managed by for-profit companies.
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  • 1 month ago
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Legal pot’s impact foggy as Michigan weighs ballot bid

Legal pot’s impact foggy as Mich. weighs ballot bidOther states’ experiences offer talking points to both sides of ballot issue.
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Court: Anti-gerrymandering issue fit for Michigan ballot

Court: Anti-gerrymandering issue fit for ballotMichigan Court of Appeals rules in favor of Voters Not Politicians
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Faith, 'principled' conservatism drive GOP governor hopeful Colbeck

Faith, principles drive GOP gov hopeful ColbeckSen. Patrick Colbeck says faith, principled solutions and Senate record drive his Republican gubernatorial run.
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Democrat Abdul El-Sayed proposes universal health care for Michigan

El-Sayed unveils universal health care planMichigan gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed wants to raise taxes to pay for single-payer health care that would cover all residents until age 65
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Trump declares primaries delivered ‘great night’

Trump declares primaries delivered ‘great night’ for GOPAnd it was a big night for women, as female candidates for governor advanced
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Republican advances in Calif. primary with Trump’s help

Republican advances in California primary with Trump’s helpJohn Cox, a Republican who has tried and failed for nearly two decades to win elected office, snagged a spot
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Michigan

Pot legalization proposal heading to Michigan ballot

Pot legalization plan goes to Michigan ballotMichigan's GOP-led Legislature is not acting by a Tuesday deadline on a marijuana legalization measure, which will now go to the November ballot.
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Wayne County

Judge denies Conyers' request to get back on ballot

Conyers III denied in bid to get back on ballotAttorney says John Conyers III, son of the former congressman, will appeal a Wayne County judge's ruling rejecting putting him back on the ballot
  • Wayne County
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Blue wave? Calif. tops list as midterm matchups form

Blue wave? California tops list as midterm matchups formCalifornia has lurched to the center of the fight for control of Congress
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Michigan

Democrat, GOP governor hopefuls spar in bipartisan debate

Democrat, GOP gov hopefuls spar in bipartisan debateSix top Democrats and Republicans were invited to debate at the Detroit Regional Chamber's annual Mackinac Policy Conference.
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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GOP leaders spar over legalized pot proposal

GOP leaders spar over legalized pot proposalRepublican leaders are at odds over a measure to legalize marijuana in the state
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Michigan

El-Sayed slams 'big handouts' for corporations at biz conference

El-Sayed slams corporate handouts at biz confabThe state's economic development arm should be raising household incomes, not subsidizing companies, Democratic gubernatorial hopeful El-Sayed said.
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Seven U.S. House candidates could lose ballot spots due to petition problems

7 U.S. House candidates might lose ballot spotsSeven candidates for Congress in Michigan risk losing spots on the primary ballot after state elections staff deemed their petitions "insufficient"
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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