Stories tagged: "Progress Michigan"

Kristina Karamo looks on during the Unite America rally at Fairlane Banquet Center in Dearborn on October 30, 2022. (Photo by Nic Antaya for The Washington Post via Getty Images)
‘Absence of Facts’: Michigan Republican Chairperson Fined $58,000 Over Election Lies

Michigan Republican Chairperson Kristina Karamo and others have been ordered to pay thousands of dollars in legal fees after filing a lawsuit that was “rife with speculation,” a judge ruled this week.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to a crowd at Adventure Outdoors gun store, Thursday, March 30, 2023, in Smyrna, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Florida Leaders Warn Michiganders Not To Buy What DeSantis ‘Is Trying To Sell’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is taking his extremist politics on the road as he prepares to launch a potential presidential campaign. The next stop? Michigan, which under Democratic leadership, stands in sharp contrast to the political landscape in Florida. 

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a rally at the State Capitol building. (Courtesy/Gov. Gretchen Whitmer)
New Polls Say Michigan Voters are Angry About Roe, and Plan to Lean on Whitmer in November

Polling data suggests that anger over abortion rights will translate into enthusiasm at the polls—and it's mostly for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

The then-Chief of Detroit Police James Craig speaks with the press about the protests taking place in Detroit, Michigan, June 3, 2020. Photo by Seth Herald via Getty.
Report Shows Craig Campaign May Have Used Taxpayer Money Illegally

James Craig’s campaign has focused heavily on reducing crime, but new reports show he may already have illegally used taxpayer funds.

In this Nov. 1, 2016, file photo, mail-in ballots for the 2016 General Election are shown at the elections ballot center at the Salt Lake County Government Center, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
As Pandemic Fears Continue, Michiganders Turn to Voting by Mail

Former military serviceman David Barnosky has a long history of voting by mail. Now he’s helping make sure every Michigander can use that right.

Poll: Trump’s Message Doesn’t Connect With Michiganders on Police, Pandemic. Whitmer’s Does.

Lawsuits challenging Gov. Whitmer’s authority have surfaced during the pandemic, but new data is showing that a majority of Michiganders feel confident in her leadership.