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A federal prosecutor has quit his job to launch an independent candidacy for Michigan attorney general.

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A lawsuit involving the state Attorney General and his emails could go to the Michigan Supreme Court. A liberal advocacy group filed an appeal to the Supreme Court to get access to some emails by Schuette and his staff.


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Thousands of Michigan Democrats were gathering Sunday to decide a hotly contested contest for state attorney general, in a tilt that was reminiscent of the rift lingering from the 2016 presidential fight between the party's establishment and progressive wings.

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Michigan attorney general candidate Pat Miles has scooped up an endorsement from the UAW.

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A Democratic candidate for state Attorney General says his opponent violated the Michigan Campaign Finance Act. Capitol Correspondent Cheyna Roth has more.


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Former Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine dean William Strampel, Larry Nassar’s former boss, was charged today with misconduct in office, criminal sexual conduct, and two counts of neglect of duty.

 

One attorney who represents over 100 Nassar survivors has received letters and phone calls over the past 14 months about Strampel's conduct. WKAR’s Katie Cook has more.


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Earlier this month, Jackson County Sheriff Steven Rand came under fire for alleged discriminatory remarks he made against black people, women and Hispanic people. Following a request from The Jackson County Board of Commissioners to have Rand removed from his position, The Attorney General's office has started an investigation into the matter. As WKAR's Karel Vega and Capital Bureau Chief Rick Pluta discuss, the case shares similarities with another investigation that occurred under Jennifer Granholm.

AG Bill Schuette
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The state Attorney General is under fire for his hiring practices. The liberal group, Progress Michigan filed a complaint with the Secretary of State Tuesday. It wants the office to investigate multiple hires made by Attorney General Bill Schuette.


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Michigan gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer is calling on Attorney General Bill Schuette to launch an independent investigation into Michigan State University’s handling of the Larry Nassar case. 

 


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Michigan’s Speaker of the House has his eye on a new government position for 20-18. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth reports Tom Leonard is running for state Attorney General.


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Civil-rights attorney Dana Nessel will run for state Attorney General. Two years ago, Nessel stood in a small park in Ann Arbor to celebrate the same sex marriage decision of the US Supreme Court. Nessel was an attorney for the Michigan couple in the case.

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A lawyer who helped win a legal battle to strike down Michigan's gay marriage ban is running for state attorney general.

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Attorney General Bill Schuette has created a new unit to target heroin and other opioid-based drug crimes in Michigan.

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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and his wife saw their income drop last year to about $375,000.

Election 2014: Democratic AG candidate Mark Totten

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If the flyers, phone calls and door knockers haven't tipped you off yet, it's election season in Michigan.

But before you hit the polls, you need to know a little bit about what and who is on the ballot.

As part of Current State's "Election 2014" series, we speak with the Democratic candidate for Michigan attorney general, Mark Totten.

Totten is a former federal prosecutor and a professor of criminal law and ethics at Michigan State University.