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Plan to sell old Senate building heads to Snyder

Plan to sell old Senate building heads to SnyderA bill to sell the old Senate office building is headed to Gov. Rick Snyder
  • Politics
  • 4 hours, 58 minutes ago
Politics

White House reporter says he’s tired of being bullied

White House reporter says he’s tired of being bulliedBrian Karem became an instant symbol in the tense relationship between the president and journalists
  • Politics
  • 6 hours, 26 minutes ago
Politics

Watchdog says Nikki Haley’s tweet broke federal law

Watchdog says Nikki Haley’s tweet broke federal lawU.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley has been accused of a violating a law limiting government employees’ political activity
  • Politics
  • 7 hours, 2 minutes ago
Politics

First female elections bureau chief chosen
Sally Williams will be the next Bureau of Elections director, the first woman to hold the position

First female elections bureau chief chosenSally Williams will be the next Bureau of Elections director, the first woman to hold the position
  • Politics
  • 7 hours, 6 minutes ago
Politics

Senate leaders scramble for deal on health care bill

Senate leaders scramble for deal on health care billSenate GOP leaders encountered new obstacles as recalcitrant senators doubled down on their opposition to the bill
  • Politics
  • 7 hours, 37 minutes ago
Politics

Lawmakers urge Trump to ‘immediately’ issue carp study

Michigan lawmakers urge Trump to ‘immediately’ release carp studyMichigan’s congressional delegation urged the release of a report on ways to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes
  • Politics
  • 7 hours, 46 minutes ago
Politics

GOP-controlled House subcommittees reject Trump budget
The unanimous votes by the House appropriations panels show the depth of opposition to Trump’s budget plan

GOP-controlled House subcommittees reject Trump budget cutsThe unanimous votes by the House appropriations panels show the depth of opposition to Trump’s budget plan
  • Politics
  • 8 hours, 14 minutes ago
Politics

Young declares Senate bid from site of childhood home

Young declares Senate from site of childhood Detroit homeNewly retired Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bob Young Jr. is running for U.S. Senate, launching a campaign website
  • Politics
  • 4 hours, 5 minutes ago
Nation

Supreme Court term ended much different than it began

Supreme Court term ended much different than it beganThings looked very different when the justices wrapped up their work this week
  • Nation
  • 12 hours, 59 minutes ago
Nation

Sarah Palin sues paper for tying her PAC ad to shooting

Sarah Palin sues paper for tying her PAC ad to mass shootingPalin sued The New York Times over an editorial that linked her PAC to the shooting that wounded Gabby Giffords
  • Nation
  • 13 hours, 43 minutes ago
Politics

Trump’s politicking raises ethics flags

Campaigner-in-chief: Trump’s politicking raises ethics flagsBarely five months into office, President Donald Trump keeps taking time out from governing to run for re-election
  • Politics
  • 13 hours, 53 minutes ago
Politics

Ex-Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent

Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agentPaul Manafort says in a Justice Department filing that his firm has received over $17 million from the Party of Regions
  • Politics
  • 14 hours, 2 minutes ago
Politics

EPA chief met Dow CEO before deciding on pesticide ban

EPA chief met Dow CEO before deciding on pesticide banEPA spokesman had said, “We have had no meetings with Dow on this topic”
  • Politics
  • 1 day ago
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Audit: Computer system poses risk to child safety
The computer system prompted complaints on launch and remains unpopular with a majority of caseworkers

Audit: Computer system poses risk to child, worker safetyThe computer system prompted complaints on launch and remains unpopular with a majority of caseworkers
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
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High court: Religious school admissions can be reviewed

High court: Religious school admissions can be reviewedThe Michigan Supreme Court decided judges can rule on whether some private school admission decisions violate laws
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Autos

Congress urged to pump the brakes on self-driving bills

Congress urged to pump the brakes on self-driving billsCritics say automakers would have too much leeway to test self-driving cars under a package of U.S. House bills
  • Autos
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Politics

Saginaw doc submits signatures for governor run

Saginaw doc submits signatures for governor runJim Hines became the first candidate in the race to submit signatures required to make Michigan’s 2018 primary ballot
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Politics

No payments yet for victims of meningitis outbreak

No payments yet for victims, survivors of deadly meningitis outbreakRep. Mike Bishop says claims to compensation fund being held up by ‘bureaucratic red tape’ at Massachusetts AG’s Office
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Politics

GOP infighting stalls budget plan

GOP infighting stalls budget planTuesday’s deadlock is the result of a battle between conservatives demanding greater spending cuts
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
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Senate plan ends Mich. Medicaid expansion by 2021

Senate plan ends Mich. Medicaid expansion by ‘21Michigan agency: “Significant” cost increases for Michigan would end the state’s Medicaid expansion program by 2021
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Politics

Democrats aim to blast Trump for favoring wealthy

Democrats aim to blast Trump for favoring wealthyDems say they have seen a significant shift in the number of people that believe the president sides with the wealthy
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Politics

These senators will make, break GOP’s health care push

These senators will make or break the GOP’s health care pushTrump’s campaign promise to repeal and replace “Obamacare” is now in the hands of a key group of GOP senators
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Politics

Travel ban ruling leaves many questions unanswered

Travel ban ruling leaves many questions unansweredThe ruling was seen as at least a partial victory for Trump in the biggest court case of his presidency
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  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Politics

Justices’ travel ban decision divides Detroit area

Justices’ travel ban decision divides Detroit areaThe Supreme Court on Monday allowed some parts of travel ban to go into effect for six mostly Islamic countries
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
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Ethics panel: Rep. Conyers under investigation

Ethics panel: Rep. Conyers under investigationRep. John Conyers’ office downplayed a House Committee on Ethics disclosure that the congressman is under investigation
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Politics

Lots of questions, no answers at pot board meeting

Lots of questions,no answers at pot board meetingThe Medical Marihuana Licensing Board members did not have answers for those Monday with burning questions
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Politics

Trump attacks Obama’s handling of Russian meddling

Trump attacks Obama’s handling of Russian meddlingTrump says investigators have “zero ‘tapes’” showing his associates colluded with Moscow to influence the election
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Politics

Top Republican to press for $705B defense budget

Top Republican to press for $705B defense budgetRep. Thornberry argues the increase is needed to repair a military that’s been at almost continuous combat for years
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Politics

What’s happened to the pro-gun wish list in Washington?

What’s happened to the pro-gun wish list in Washington?After years of frustration they thought a gun-friendly president and Congress would advance their agenda
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Politics

Donors to GOP: Action on health care, taxes before cash

Donors to GOP: No cash until action on health care, taxesThe billionaire conservatives warned this weekend of a rapidly shrinking window to push their agenda through Congress
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Politics

Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22M uninsured

Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22M uninsuredSenate Republicans skeptical about a GOP health overhaul bill are expressing some doubt about holding a vote this week
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Nation

Trump: Travel ban decision a national security victory

Trump: Travel ban decision a national security victoryThe Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from mostly Muslim countries
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Politics

Trump: Not ‘that far off’ from passing health overhaul

Trump: Not ‘that far off’ from passing health overhaulTrump’s optimism comes amid the public opposition of five Republican senators so far to the Senate GOP plan
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Politics

Analysis: Voting district lines favor GOP

Analysis: Voting district lines favor GOPRepublicans had one of the highest state advantages in Michigan, analysis finds
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Voting districts lines cited behind lack of choices

Voting districts lines cited behind lack of choicesPolitical scientists say a major reason for unopposed candidates is the way districts are drawn
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Voting district ‘efficiency gap’ explained

Voting district ‘efficiency gap’ explainedHow much partisanship is too much? Efficiency gap gauges it
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Koch chief: Health care bill not conservative enough

Koch chief: Health care bill not conservative enoughChief lieutenants in the Koch brothers’ political network lashed out at the Senate Republican health care bill Saturday
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Environment

'New urgency' as Asian carp found near Lake Michigan

New urgency’ as Asian carp found near Lake MichiganA live Asian carp has been found about nine miles from Lake Michigan, triggering ‘new urgency’ from Michigan lawmakers
  • Environment
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Politics

Senate bill’s consumer impact goes beyond ‘Obamacare’

Senate bill’s consumer impact goes beyond ‘Obamacare’Medicaid is biggest consumer story in ‘Obamacare’ rollback
  • Politics
  • 5 days ago
Politics

Trump seeks a talking point in Mueller’s ties to Comey

Trump labors to make Mueller-Comey tie a key talking pointThe emphasis on their ties could be an attempt by Trump to make the case for an eventual Mueller dismissal
  • Politics
  • 5 days ago
Politics

State aid hike for vapor cleanup called inadequate

State aid hike for vapor cleanup called inadequateThe Michigan Legislature approved $300,000 more to clean up chemical vapors — far less than the DEQ director requested
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
Nation

Trump signs ‘historic’ bill to transform VA

Trump signs ‘historic’ bill to transform VATrump has signed a bill into law designed to make it easier to fire Department of Veterans Affairs employees
  • Nation
  • 5 days, 8 hours ago
Politics

Trump suggests he was trying to keep Comey honest

Trump suggests he was trying to keep Comey honestTrump suggested he was trying to keep Comey honest with his cryptic tweet implying there might be recordings of talks
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 13 hours ago
Politics

GOP loses another senator in health care battle

GOP loses another senator in health care battleThe bill would cut, redesign the Medicaid program for low-income and disabled people, and erase taxes on higher earners
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 14 hours ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Hello, GOP? Michigan is in hunt for Foxconn jobs

Howes: Hello, GOP? Michigan is in hunt for Foxconn jobsWorld’s largest contract electronics assembler also considering Ohio, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and North Carolina sites
  • Daniel Howes
  • 5 days, 21 hours ago
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