Flint's New Mayor Has Host Of Difficult Issues To TackleFlint's new mayor, its first woman, Karen Weaver, takes office Monday in a city that's been dealing with a water crisis and high crime.
Top Trump Adviser Under Fire Over Rape CommentOne of Donald Trump’s top advisers is in trouble over comments he made about marital rape to a Daily Beast reporter.
Ted Cruz Lambasted On Social Media After Tasteless Biden Joke Days After V.P. Loses SonCruz landed a tasteless blow against Joe Biden, just days after the death of the vice president's son, Beau Biden, who died after a battle with brain cancer this week.
Southfield City Council President Announces Entry Into Race For Mayor Southfield City Council President Sylvia Jordan says she'll run again for mayor of the city.
Founder Of 5-Hour Energy Drink Is Big Political DonorThe billionaire founder of the 5-hour Energy drink and his Michigan-based companies have given millions to candidates for state office and political groups across the country, but he remains little-known in his home state.
Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him 'Unfit' For PresidencyIt’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's position is no different.
GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate PlanHouse Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama's strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration's plan to limit carbon pollution.
Michigan Senate Passes 'Choose Life' License Plate OptionAn amendment was rejected that would have given the money to the Department of Human Services' effort to lower infant mortality rates.
Chicago Activist Gets Prison Term For Immigration CrimeRasmieh Odeh appeared Thursday in Detroit's federal court, backed by dozens of supporters.
Low Voter Turnout Marks Local Millage Elections Across StateVoters in Hazel Park and Eastpointe overwhelmingly approved a tax increase to fund police and fire departments in both cities.
Patterson Talks Property Tax Cuts, Possible Run For 7th TermPatterson said he wouldn't bet against running for a seventh term as county executive.
GOP Lawmakers: Repeal Of Prevailing Wage Law Is PrioritySenate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof, R-West Olive, said prevailing wage laws are an "unnecessary burden" on schools and municipal government.