Debbie Stabenow

Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow and her Republican opponent, John James, have made plans for two televised debates before November's election, the first time Michigan voters will be able to watch a Senate debate in 10 years.

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Michigan politicians from both sides of the aisle remembered US Senator John McCain, who passed away after a long fight with cancer on Saturday.

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Gretchen Whitmer ha ganado la nominación Democrática para Gobernador de Michigan, venciendo a dos competidores para avanzar a la elección de noviembre para suceder al Gobernador Republicano, Rick Snyder.  

Detroit-area businessman and Iraq War veteran John James has won the Republican nomination to run against Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow this fall.

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With the help of volunteers, the Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is recovering from the June storm that left devastating floods. Katie Cook reports.

 


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In Michigan, reaction to President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh was split along party lines. 


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U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan says people are "sick and tired" of attacks and partisanship after President Donald Trump accused her of standing in the way of protecting U.S. borders.

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Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon's resignation is being welcomed in the Legislature, where pressure had been building for her to step down or be ousted by the university's board of trustees.

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A group of U.S. senators is urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers not to fall behind on a study of how a key waterway chokepoint could be used to keep Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes. 

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Republican John James, a political newcomer who flew Army helicopters in the Iraq War and now runs an automotive supply chain and logistics business in Detroit, said Thursday he is running for U.S. Senate.

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Michigan's two U.S. Senators quickly reacted to news that the latest effort to repeal and replace Obamacare has ended for now. 


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Kid Rock for U.S. Senate? The musician from suburban Detroit is teasing his potential 2018 candidacy, though it is news to Michigan Republicans. 

Former Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Young
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UPDATED AT 7:00 A.M. - Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bob Young Jr. launched his U.S. Senate campaign Wednesday, touting his conservative record and becoming the second Republican to seek the nomination to challenge third-term Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow in 2018.

MI congressional delegation gearing up to fund Soo locks upgrade.

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