A young striker (left) with suffrage and labor activist Flora Dodge "Fola" La Follette (middle) and social reformer and missionary Rose Livingston (right) during a garment strike in New York City in 1913. (Library of Congress via Unsplash)
Here’s When Women (Finally) Got the Right to Vote in 50 Countries

While it might feel as though it's been an inalienable right for as long as we can remember, it really wasn't that long ago that women not only didn't have the right to vote, but also couldn't own land, travel freely, or work outside the traditional roles prescribed by society.

Sen. Debbie Stabenow, (D-Michigan) left, talks with Rep. Elissa Slotkin, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
5 Things to Know: Michigan Democrat Elissa Slotkin Runs for US Senate

More than 600 days before the election, US Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Lansing) has announced a run for the US Senate seat that’s being vacated by retiring Sen. Debbie Stabenow in 2024. 

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has pledged to deliver on the issues that make a real difference in Michiganders' lives—including by lowering their costs, and building a stronger economy. (Courtesy/Governor Gretchen Whitmer via Facebook)
4 Key Takeaways From the First 50 Days of Whitmer’s Second Term

Michiganders have seen thousands of new jobs, progress on a lengthy list of road repairs, lower costs for families pinched by inflation, and continued efforts to make the state a safer place to live, work and learn.

Sen. Debbie Stabenow, (D-Michigan) left, talks with Rep. Elissa Slotkin, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Slotkin Announces Bid to Run for Stabenow’s Empty Senate Seat

US Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Lansing) will seek the US Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Debbie Stabenow in 2024, becoming the first high-profile candidate to jump into the race.

Kristina Karamo speaks at the state Republican Party convention on Saturday. (Kristina Karamo via Facebook)
Election Conspiracist Takes Reins of Michigan Republican Party

Election conspiracist Kristina Karamo, who was overwhelmingly defeated in her bid to become Michigan’s secretary of state last year, will now lead the state’s Republican Party for the next two years.

Lavora Barnes, chair of the Michigan Democratic Party, speaks before the first of two Democratic presidential primary debates hosted by CNN on July 30, 2019, in the Fox Theatre in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Lavora Barnes Reelected as Michigan Democratic Party Chair

Michigan Democratic Party Chair Lavora Barnes was reelected for a third two-year term Saturday after she helped lead the party to historic wins in the battleground state in the 2022 midterms.

FILE - Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the crowd during inauguration ceremonies, Jan. 1, 2023, outside the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. Whitmer will announce a plan Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, to provide universal prekindergarten education for all 4-year-olds in Michigan during her State of the State speech, as she aims to deliver on one of her original campaign promises with Democrats now holding full control of the Legislature. (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File)
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Talks Women, Small Communities With The ‘Gander

'Gander's Lisa Hayes talks to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer about supporting women and building stronger communities in Michigan.