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Trump makes new shutdown offer to Democrats

Trump makes shutdown offer to DemsThe proposal would protect immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children. It also would extend protections for those with Temporary Protected Status
  • Politics
  • 6 minutes ago
Politics

Mueller disputes accuracy of BuzzFeed report on Trump, Cohen

Mueller disputes accuracy of Trump, Cohen reportTrump’s current lawyer said the allegations sparking the inquiry are “categorically false”
  • Politics
  • 17 hours, 56 minutes ago
Politics

Trump plans big announcement on Saturday on shutdown, border

Trump: Sat. announcement on shutdown, borderPelosi is canceling a congressional fact-finding trip to Afghanistan and claiming the White House leaked her plans to fly commercial
  • Politics
  • 19 hours, 12 minutes ago
Nation

Sen. Merkley asks FBI to investigate DHS secretary

Sen. Merkley asks FBI to investigate DHS secretaryA Democratic senator is asking the FBI to investigate whether Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen lied during testimony before the House Judiciary Committee
  • Nation
  • 19 hours, 39 minutes ago
Nation

Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to hold second summit

Trump to hold 2nd summit with N. Korea’s KimTrump is to hold a second summit with the leader of North Korea near the end of February
  • Nation
  • 19 hours, 3 minutes ago
Nation

Travel industry fears damage from a long gov’t shutdown

Travel industry fears damage from a long gov’t shutdownThe partial government shutdown has thinned the ranks of federal workers who staff airport security lines
  • Nation
  • 23 hours, 57 minutes ago
Nation

Florida governor suspends county elections supervisor

Florida governor suspends county elections supervisorFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended a county elections supervisor who failed to meet deadlines during vote recounts
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Politics

Whitmer: Unemployment benefits needed for unpaid workers

Whitmer: Jobless aid needed for unpaid fed workersWhitmer and other governors seek flexibility in rules banning states from paying jobless aid to federal employees working without pay during shutdown.
  • Politics
  • 23 hours, 3 minutes ago
Nation

Court: No new offshore drilling during federal shutdown
A federal judge has turned back the Trump administration’s attempt to continue preparatory work for offshore drilling

Court: No new offshore drilling during federal shutdownA federal judge has turned back the Trump administration’s attempt to continue preparatory work for offshore drilling
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Politics

Government shutdown hits home for Trump

Government shutdown hits home for TrumpJust 21 of the roughly 80 people who help care for the White House are reporting to work. The rest have been furloughed
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Politics

Michigan rep meets with Russian ambassador about Novi man accused of spying

Michigan rep meets with ambassador about WhelanU.S. Rep. Haley Stevens met Thursday with U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman about the Novi man being held in Moscow for alleged spying.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Politics

Trump staffing up to fend off primary challenge

Trump staffing up to fend off primary challengeWhile no party challenger has emerged, the announcement is an indication that Trump isn’t resting easy
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Politics

McConnell takes backseat to Trump in shutdown

McConnell takes backseat to Trump in shutdownThe Republican leader has been conspicuously deferential to Trump since the shutdown began
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Politics

Was there collusion? Giuliani contradicts previous stance

Giuliani contradicts Trump ‘no collusion’ statementGiuliani now says he “never said there was no collusion” between Russia and members of Trump’s 2016 White House campaign
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Politics

Benson seeks to settle federal gerrymandering case

Benson seeks to settle gerrymandering caseDemocratic Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is seeking to settle a lawsuit against the state alleging gerrymandering by Republican lawmakers in 2011.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Politics

GOP rep seeks to block Tlaib's congressional delegation trip to West Bank

GOP rep: Block Tlaib’s West Bank delegationTexas congressman wrote to committee chairs seeks to block U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib's planned delegation trip to the Palestinian-controled territories.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Health

Trump administration proposes higher ‘Obamacare’ premiums

Higher ‘Obamacare’ premiums proposedThe Trump administration on Thursday announced proposed rule changes that would lead to a modest premium increase next year under the Affordable Care Act
  • Health
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Nation

Law firm tied to Manafort reaches $4.6M settlement

Law firm tied to Manafort reaches $4.6M settlementA law firm tied to Manafort’s Ukrainian consulting has agreed to pay more than $4.6M and register as a foreign agent
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Nation

Trump says wall will stop drugs, facts differ

Trump says wall will stop drugs, facts differMost drugs entering the U.S. from Mexico come through border crossings staffed by agents, not open border sections
  • Nation
  • 2 days ago
Politics

House votes to maintain Russian sanctions

House votes to maintain Russian sanctionsThe House has voted overwhelmingly to maintain sanctions on three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Nation

Trump says US will develop space-based missile defense

Trump: US will develop space-based missile defenseThe more aggressive space-based missile defense system is expected to protect against threats from N. Korea, Iran
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Politics

Cohen acknowledges rigging polls for Trump

Cohen acknowledges rigging polls for TrumpMichael Cohen tweeted Thursday that “what I did was at the direction of and for the sole benefit of” Trump
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Politics

Ex-Rep. Scott paid $2,600 in mileage, $10,800 in expenses for missed House votes

Scott got $13,400 in expenses for missed votesEx-Rep. Bettie Cook Scott of Detroit collected $900 a month for expenses and $2,633 for mileage missing votes, according to House records.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Politics

Who blinks first matters in Trump, Dems’ wall fight

Who blinks first matters in Trump, Dems’ wall fightThe latest snag is whether bargaining over the proposal should come before or after shuttered government agencies reopen
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Politics

Single mom goes from food stamps to Michigan Senate

Single mom goes from food stamps to SenateA year ago, Betty Jean Alexander was a clerical specialist for the Wayne County clerk and qualified for food stamps. Now, she is a Michigan senator.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Politics

Insider: Gillibrand gives Whitmer a TV shout-out, gets ticket to Michigan

Insider: Gillibrand gives TV shout-out to WhitmerPolitical Insider: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand gets plane ticket to Michigan, gives shout-out to Gov. Whitmer on CBS "Late Show" with Stephen Colbert.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Tlaib, freshmen Democrats lean on Senate to end government shutdown

Tlaib leans on Senate to end federal shutdownU.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib and other freshman Democrats marched across the Capitol to urge counterparts in the Senate to end the government shutdown.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Politics

Florida official says Rashida Tlaib might 'blow up Capitol Hill'

Fla. official says Tlaib might ‘blow up Capitol Hill’Alleged online post prompted Muslim group to seek commissioner's resignation, calling her words 'deeply offensive'
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Politics

Benson weighs gerrymandering case, Whitmer ad complaint

Benson weighs gerrymandering, ad complaintJocelyn Benson, the Democratic Michigan secretary of state, faces major decisions in cases she inherited from her Republican predecessor.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Politics

Democrats hit Wheeler’s rollbacks at EPA during hearing

Dems hit Wheeler’s EPA rollbacks during hearingA leading Democrat called Andrew Wheeler “just as extreme” as predecessor Scott Pruitt
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Politics

Benson wants attorney general's opinion on new GOP petition drive rules

Benson seeks opinion on GOP petition drive lawThe new Michigan law limits the number of petition signatures that can be collected from any single congressional district in Michigan
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Michigan

Board reopens medical pot shops, but warns them to 'get in gear'

Medical pot board warns shops to ‘get in gear’The state Medical Marihuana Board is letting temporarily operating facilities reopen and licensed facilities to purchase marijuana from caregivers.
  • Michigan
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Politics

Barr seeks to assure he won’t be a Trump loyalist

Barr seeks to assure he won’t be a Trump loyalistWilliam Barr’s hearing continues Wednesday with a lineup of character witnesses
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Politics

Judge accepts Manafort’s resignation as Conn. lawyer

Judge accepts Manafort’s resignation as Conn. lawyerA judge has accepted former Trump campaign manager Manafort’s proposal to permanently give up his right to practice law
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Politics

White House denounces King’s white supremacy remarks

White House denounces King’s white supremacy remarksThe White House is describing comments by Republican Rep. Steve King about white supremacy as “abhorrent”
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Autos

Federal shutdown halts EPA certification, raises hurdle for vehicles on way to market

Shutdown halts EPA certification of carsThe Ram 3500 heavy-duty pickup that debuted at the Detroit auto show has not been certified that it meets pollution standards -- and can't go on sale
  • Autos
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Politics

Shutdown may delay State of Union address

Shutdown may delay State of Union addressThe shutdown, already the longest ever, entered its 26th day Wednesday
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Michigan

Michigan lawmakers target no-fault auto insurance law in push to cut high rates

Mich. lawmakers target auto insurance reformsMichigan Senate Republicans introduce bills indicating that cutting high no-fault insurance rates are a priority, while House creates new committee.
  • Michigan
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
Politics

Could Soo Locks funds be diverted to build Trump's wall?

Could Soo Locks aid be diverted for Trump’s wall?Trump may divert funds for civil works projects to build a border wall. Lawmakers are split on whether Michigan projects could be among those tapped.
  • Politics
  • 3 days ago
Nation

IRS recalling 46K workers to handle tax returns

IRS recalling 46K workers to handle tax returnsThe IRS is recalling unpaid employees furloughed by the government shutdown to handle tax returns and pay out refunds
  • Nation
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
Politics

House approves measure rebuking Rep. King

House approves measure rebuking Rep. KingThe House has approved a Democratic measure disapproving of Republican Rep. Steve King’s comments about white supremacy
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Detroit Auto Show

Gov. Whitmer: Meeting with GM's Mary Barra 'in the works'

Whitmer: Meeting with GM’s Barra ‘in the works’Mich. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Tuesday at the Detroit auto show that she is "not convinced" GM's decision to idle plants is final
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

Shutdown brings ‘uncharted territory’ for Super Bowl

Shutdown brings ‘uncharted territory’ for Super BowlAtlanta’s mayor is concerned about the airport lines that could result when the city hosts the 2019 Super Bowl
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Nation

Mnuchin urges GOP to support easing Russia sanctions

Mnuchin urges GOP to support easing Russia sanctionsMnuchin is urging GOP senators to support Trump’s decision to ease sanctions on companies linked to Oleg Deripaska
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Nation

GOP’s John Kasich joins CNN as commentator

GOP’s John Kasich joins CNN as commentatorOhio Republican Kasich is a frequent Trump critic, potential presidential contender and now a CNN political commentator
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
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