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Protestors gather in California to support marriage equality in 2008. (Karin Hildebrand Lau/Shutterstock)
Five Michigan Republicans Voted Against Marriage Equality (It Still Passed)

Without much help from Michigan Republicans, the US. House overwhelmingly approved legislation Tuesday to protect same-sex and interracial marriages.

An abortion rights rally at Michigan Capitol in Lansing, 2019. (Rachel Goodhew/ Shutterstock)
Abortions Are Still Legal in Michigan—At Least for Now 

Seven things to know about abortion access in Michigan after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday.

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Veterans Exposed to Toxic Burn Pits While in Afghanistan and Elsewhere Could Soon Get the Help They Need

Senators, including Michigan's Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow, voted in favor of legislation that will help veterans seeking care for problems likely caused by exposure to burn pits.

Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clark Lake) speaks to reporters inside the Senate in 2019. (AP Photo/David Eggert File)
Jan. 6 Testimony: Even Michigan Republicans Thought Plan to Overturn 2020 Election Was ‘Insane’

Testimony from several elected officials in Michigan helped outline former President Donald Trump's plans to overturn the 2020 election results.

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‘I Was Slipping in People’s Blood’: 6 Key Takeaways From Jan. 6 Committee Hearing No. 1

Aware of the Jan. 6 mob’s chants to ‘Hang Mike Pence,’ former President Trump responded: “Maybe our supporters had the right idea."

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New Poll Shows How Unpopular the ‘Putin Wing’ of the GOP Really Is

More than three-quarters of American voters disapprove of instances when Republican lawmakers across the country have expressed support or admiration for Russian President Vladimir Putin. The list of conservative politicians and media figures who’ve made such comments is not short. 

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Semiconductor Shortages Have Hobbled the Auto Industry. Michigan Leaders Are Trying to Fix It.

The semiconductor shortage has limited auto production and driven up prices for available cars.