Stories tagged: "Joe Biden"


On Jan. 6, 2021, violent insurrectionists attacked the US Capitol, seeking to block the certification of the 2020 presidential election results. Their effort failed, but not before they brutally attacked police officers, hunted lawmakers, and carried out a dangerous attack that left five people dead. (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)
New Poll: Voters Support Jan. 6 Hearings, but Worry Trump Republicans Will Promote Violence

The findings come as the US House Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack will hold the first of six public hearings Thursday night in primetime. Sixty-five percent of voters support the House investigation, while only 28% oppose it, according to a new Courier Newsroom/Data for Progress poll.

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The White House Wants to Help People Burdened With Unpaid Medical Bills by Holding Shady Debt Collectors Accountable

The Biden-Harris administration has announced new actions to lessen the burden of medical debt and protect consumers from unfair and aggressive debt-collection practices.

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Are You a Michigan Childcare Worker? You May Be Eligible for Another $1,000 Bonus.

"Receiving this grant allowed me to keep tuition low for families and save money to keep the daycare open, when families in our community have very few options,” one Michigan childcare provider said. 

Protestors gather in front of the Joe Louis "Fist" statue in Detroit. Louis famously took down Max Schmeling, striking a blow to the idea of Aryan supremacy.
‘We’re Not Going to Lose The Ukrainian People’: Michiganders Stand Up Against New War 

Many Michigan neighbors woke up to war waged on their family. Now, they’re fighting back from afar.

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‘A Sad Night for Democracy’: What Michiganders Need to Know About Russia’s Attack on Ukraine

“If we don’t answer this challenge, everybody like Putin... is going to take that as carte blanche to do what they would like,” said one Michigan professor.

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80th Pearl Harbor Anniversary Brings New Light to WWII’s Michigan Impact and Casualties

Lest we forget: The 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor brings along new memories and closure for Michigan families.

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‘Dirt Road Is Worse’: Michigan’s Once Smooth Rides Have Become Nearly Impassable. How Can They Be Fixed?

Nancy Slater started her own Facebook group to draw attention to road conditions in her neighborhood. Will the roads finally be repaired?