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Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., left, talks with Rep. Elissa Slotkin, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Will Slotkin Run to Replace Stabenow in US Senate? Probably.

In what is quickly emerging as one of the most closely watched Senate races of the 2024 campaign, US Rep. Elissa Slotkin is aggressively acting on Stabenow's call for "the next generation of leadership."

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson speaks at a press conference on Tuesday. (Michigan Secretary of State's Office via Facebook)
Benson Plans to Protect Election Officials in Wake of Threats

After threats against election workers have soared in the wake of a right-wing campaign to push lies about the 2020 election, Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and Democratic lawmakers announced Tuesday plans to protect election officials and crack down on those intentionally sharing misinformation about elections and voting.

Michigan AG pledges to pursue case against Trump electors
Nessel Pledges ‘Consequences’ For 16 Fake Trump Electors in Michigan

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said there's "clear evidence" to pursue charges against pro-Donald Trump Republicans who claimed they were the state's presidential electors in 2020, despite Democrat Joe Biden's 154,000-vote victory.

Jan. 6 committee docs: Former Michigan GOP chair slams 2020 fake elector plan as ‘insane’
Jan. 6 Committee Docs: Former Michigan GOP Chair Slams 2020 Fake Elector Plan as ‘Insane’

More congressional transcripts from the Jan. 6, 2021, committee have been released, with Michigan-based figures and events continuing to play a major role.

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Top Stories: 8 Big Michigan Headlines from 2022

These top stories from 2022 will shape 2023 in Michigan.

Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich., questions witnesses during hearing on Sept. 17, 2020, on Capitol Hill Washington. (Chip Somodevilla/Pool via AP, File)
Cheney Breaks with Republicans to Endorse Slotkin

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney on Thursday endorsed and plans to campaign for Rep. Elissa Slotkin, the first time that the critic of former President Donald Trump, who lost her GOP primary, has crossed party lines to formally support a Democrat.

Demonstrators gathered near the Department of Election office as votes in the 2020 presidential election were counted.
Explainer: Why Election Results May Not Be Known Right Away in Michigan

In Michigan, city and township clerks can only begin processing absentee ballots two days before the election—and they can't count votes until Election Day. That will likely lead to delayed results, officials said.