Stories tagged: "politics"

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‘Anti-Semitic’ Conspiracy Theories: Republican Secretary of State Candidate Kristina Karamo Faces Criticism

A Michigan anti-hate organization says Karamo’s statements have “have anti-Semitism written all over them.”

Fixing Roads and Making Cars: 11 Michiganders to Remember From 2021

From a local man fighting for clean water to the head of a federal agency bringing electric vehicles to Michigan, these are the names you need to know.

‘It’s Not Something You Decline’ Michigan’s Top Doc on Taking the Job

For years, Natasha Bagdasarian worked around the world, rolling with what life threw at her. Now, she’s back in Michigan as the state’s top doctor. 

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Filibuster FAQs: What Is This Senate Procedure and Why Does It Matter for You?

While it’s easy to tune out all the political noise, the future of this Senate procedure does directly affect you and your family.

In this image from video, Tracee Ellis Ross, serving as moderator, speaks during the second night of the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (Democratic National Convention via AP)
‘Unbossed and Unbothered’: These Are the Black Women Who Paved the Way for Kamala Harris

The last time a Black woman’s name was nominated from a convention floor was 1972. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris hope to make it all the way to the White House.

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Republicans Are Using the Pandemic to Seize Control From Governors

The GOP lawmakers' strategy echoes earlier attempts in some states to curb the powers of Democratic governors. But this round comes with added health and political risk.

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WATCH: What Whitmer And Yulin Cruz Have In Common

The president attacked Michigan's Gov., the same way he did with the San Juan Mayor after they criticized his response to the emergencies.