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Trump to skip Kennedy Center arts awards

Trump to skip Kennedy Center arts awardsThe decision came a day after the entire membership of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities resigned
  • Politics
  • 12 hours, 53 minutes ago
Politics

GOP doubts, anxieties about Trump burst into the open

GOP doubts and anxieties about Trump burst into the openInfluential Republicans have began to express grave concerns about the state of the Trump presidency
  • Politics
  • 14 hours, 55 minutes ago
Politics

Trump dumps Bannon, who returns to conservative website

Trump dumps Bannon, who returns to conservative websiteBannon served as a link to the so-called “alt-right” movement attuned to the attitudes and opinions of Trump’s base
  • Politics
  • 15 hours, 8 minutes ago
Nation

Icahn steps down as unofficial Trump adviser

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn steps down as unofficial Trump adviserIcahn said in a letter that he is stepping down to prevent “partisan bickering” about his unofficial role
  • Nation
  • 15 hours, 9 minutes ago
Elections

Vote 2017: Primary election results

Vote 2017: Primary election resultsFollow election results from Metro Detroit's August primary election
  • Elections
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Dream Cruise

Trump Unity Bridge catches Dream Cruisers’ attention

Trump Unity Bridge catches Dream Cruisers’ attentionRob Cortis of Livonia said he brought the Trump Unity Bridge after people encouraged him to attend the event
  • Dream Cruise
  • 15 hours, 58 minutes ago
Politics

Mobile GOP ad targets Stabenow at Dream Cruise

Mobile GOP ad targets Stabenow at Dream CruiseThe National Republican Senatorial Committee is behind a mobile billboard driving the Woodward Dream Cruise strip
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Michigan

GOP Senate hopeful claims Twitter hack, demands apology

GOP Senate hopeful claims Twitter hack, demands apologyLena Epstein says a hacker accessed her Twitter account and ‘liked’ posts by former KKK leader David Duke
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Politics

Nation’s math geniuses tackle gerrymandering

Nation’s math geniuses tackle gerrymanderingWorkshops address practice of crafting districts in way that favors voters from a certain political party or demographic
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Politics

Trump aides struggle for new strategy for Afghan war

Trump aides struggle for new strategy for Afghan warStepping up the fight in a way that advances peace prospects may be difficult
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Nation

Trump’s evangelical advisers sticking with him

Trump’s evangelical advisers sticking with himOnly one of Trump’s evangelical advisers has quit the role, while other presidential boards saw multiple defections.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Nation

Trump considers Arpaio pardon

Trump considers Arpaio pardonArizonia’s rallying cry of no one is above the law has become muted as Trump considers a pardon for Joe Arpaio
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Politics

Mich. drops A-F school grades in revised education plan

Michigan drops A-F school grades in revised education planMichigan submitted its revised plan under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Politics

Lawmaker may lose seat over Trump assassination remark

Lawmaker who made Trump assassination remark may face ousterA Missouri lawmaker who temporarily posted a Facebook comment hoping for Trump’s assassination could be removed
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Politics

Mitt Romney says Trump needs to apologize for remarks

Mitt Romney says Trump needs to apologize for remarksRomney says Trump must make clear there is “no conceivable comparison” between Nazis and the counter-protesters
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Nation

Citing Trump remarks, most of his arts council quits

Citing Trump remarks, most of president’s arts council quitsAnother presidential advisory committee appears to be breaking up
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Politics

‘Maniacal’ focus on China sets Trump aide apart

‘Maniacal’ focus on China sets Trump aide apartFormer Breitbart News executive tells the American Prospect that ‘the economic war with China is everything’
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Nation

Petition calls for revoking Trump’s honorary degree

Petition calls for revoking Trump’s honorary degreeStudents and graduates of Lehigh University are urging the school to revoke Donald Trump’s honorary degree
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Politics

U.S. condemns Spanish attack, pledges justice

U.S. condemns Spanish attack, pledges justiceThe U.S. swiftly condemned the deadly terrorist attack in Barcelona and offered assistance to authorities in Spain
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Nation

GOP senator: Trump hasn’t shown stability, competence

GOP senator: Trump hasn’t shown stability, competenceBob Corker says Donald Trump has not yet shown the stability or competence required for an American president to succeed
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Voters Not Politicians launches petition drive

Voters Not Politicians launches petition driveKatie Fahey of Voters Not Politicians discusses the group's petition that aims to curb gerrymandering.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Pelosi calls Confederate statues removal from Capitol

Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from CapitolPelosi says she is calling on Speaker Ryan to join Democrats in supporting legislation to remove the Confederate statues
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Politics

Cleveland Clinic will pull event from Mar-a-Lago resort
The Cleveland Clinic reversed course over Trump’s support for repealing the Affordable Care Act

Cleveland Clinic will pull event from Mar-a-Lago resortThe Cleveland Clinic reversed course over Trump’s support for repealing the Affordable Care Act
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Politics

Trott to Trump: More golf, less talk

Trott to Trump: More golf, less talkTrott’s comment came amid a torrent of criticism following remarks Trump made at a Tuesday news conference
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Politics

Republican leaders dance around Trump remarks

Republican leaders dance around Trump remarksNuanced statements reflect the party establishment’s delicate dance
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Politics

Weedmaps brings pro-marijuana billboards to Michigan

Weedmaps brings pro-pot billboards to Mich.A firm is promoting pro-marijuana “facts” in Michigan during a drive to put a pot legalization question before voters
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Politics

Trump incites Democratic congressional foes in Michigan

Trump incites Dem congressional challengers in Mich.In Michigan, at least 14 Democrats have declared their candidacy in seven districts held by Republican congressmen
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Politics

Snyder urged to condemn ‘hate’ speech in Kalkaska

Snyder urged to condemn ‘hate’ speech in KalkaskaVillage President Jeff Sieting has refused to apologize for a post calling for the killing of ‘every last Muslim’
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Politics

Two face off in GOP runoff in Alabama Senate race

Two face off in GOP runoff in Alabama Senate raceThe winner of the Sept. 26 runoff between Roy Moore and Luther Strange will face Democratic nominee a December election.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Obituary

Former Michigan congressman Vern Ehlers dies at 83

Former Michigan congressman Vern Ehlers diesEhlers represented the Grand Rapids area in Congress for 18 years
  • Obituary
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
Detroit

Bernie Sanders to join Conyers for town hall in Detroit

Bernie Sanders to join Conyers for town hall in DetroitBoth Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. John Conyers favor a single-payer health plan
  • Detroit
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
Elections

Recount unlikely in 1st House District primary

Recount unlikely in 1st House District primaryThe campaign strategist for 1st District House candidate Pam Sossi says a recount is unlikely
  • Elections
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Politics

Trump disbands two White House business councils

Trump disbands two White House business councilsTrump disbanded two White House business councils amid criticism from CEOs for remarks on Charlottesville protest
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Nation

Pew: World trusts Putin over Trump in foreign affairs

Pew: World trusts Putin over Trump in foreign affairsPeople around the world have more confidence in Putin handling world affairs than in Donald Trump
  • Nation
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Michigan politicians respond to Trump's Charlottesville comments

Mich. politicians talk back to TrumpMembers of Michigan's congressional delegation, including Republicans, took to Twitter to condemn Trump's comments on the Charlottesville violence.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Nation

McConnell, GOP grapples with Trump’s remarks

McConnell slams bigotry as GOP grapples with Trump’s remarksHis party in turmoil, the Senate’s top Republican condemned the “messages of hate and bigotry”
  • Nation
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Politics

Michigan LGBT rights fight divides GOP, Dems

Michigan LGBT rights fight divides GOP, DemsGOP legislators argue the Civil Rights Commission can’t “circumvent” them by expanding anti-discrimination protections
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Politics

FBI surveys show high support for ex-FBI head Comey

Internal FBI surveys show high support for ex-FBI head ComeyThe survey results contradict claims by the White House that Comey had lost the confidence of the FBI’s rank and file
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Autos

U.S. calls for major changes as NAFTA talks begin

U.S. calls for major changes as NAFTA talks beginOfficials said Trump is not looking for ‘mere tweaking’ to trade deal
  • Autos
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Politics

CBO: Higher premiums if Trump halts Obamacare subsidies

CBO: Higher premiums if Trump halts ‘Obamacare’ subsidiesMore people would be left with no insurance options if Trump makes good on his threat to stop “Obamacare” payments
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Politics

Ala. senator, ex-jurist in runoff for GOP nod

Ala. senator, ex-jurist in runoff for GOP nodLuther Strange and Roy Moore, who represent different factions within the Party, will face off on Sept. 26 runoff
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
Politics

Trump order streamlines infrastructure permitting

Trump order streamlines infrastructure permitting processTrump’s order includes revoking an earlier executive order signed by President Barack Obama
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Politics

Trump says ‘we’ll see’ what happens to Bannon

Trump says ‘we’ll see’ what happens to BannonPresident offers tepid support when pressed on White House rift
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Politics

Trump considers Michigan candidates for U.S. attorney

Trump considers Michigan candidates for U.S. attorneyFormer prosecutors Matthew Schneider and Lenny Feller are among candidates for Eastern District of Michigan in Detroit
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Business

Fourth, fifth business leaders quit Trump councils

Fourth, fifth business leaders quit Trump councilsCEOs from Dow, GM and Whirlpool do not plan to quit presidential councils
  • Business
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
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