Michigan Democrats moving closer to repealing 1931-era abortion ban
The state approved a constitutional amendment that enshrined the right to an abortion in 2022. However, the state still has laws on the books banning abortion and contraceptives.
Gun legislation enters the arena in Lansing with first hearing on firearm bans at polling places
There's also 12 other bills introduced in the senate that deal with red flag laws, background checks, and safe storage bills.
Michigan lawmakers Mallory McMorrow, John James say they won't run for open Senate seat
The number of potential candidates that could run for Debbie Stabenow's open Senate seat has quickly dwindled in recent weeks.
Jimmy Carter: Rise to the presidency depended on many twists
When Jimmy Carter announced in late 1974 that he'd seek the presidency. Atlanta's largest newspaper answered with a mocking headline: "Jimmy Who?" But the Georgia peanut farmer set the modern standard for campaigning.
8 charged for blocking reproductive health care clinic in Sterling Heights
The group is accused of blocking patients from entering a Sterling Heights reproductive health care clinic.
Abortion rights groups submit 2023 fall ballot measure in Ohio
The measure would require restrictions imposed past a fetus' viability outside the womb to be based on evidence of patient health and safety benefits.
CROWN Act: Michigan lawmakers push to end discrimination of natural Black hair
Michigan lawmakers are pushing for the CROWN Act to be passed to make discrimination based on hair illegal. Black women are often the target of such discrimination.
Donald Trump absent as Iowa 2024 GOP caucus train starts to roll
Republican presidential hopefuls are heading to Iowa, the leadoff caucus state. The caucuses are the first event on the nomination calendar, and some Iowa GOP activists have taken notice of former President Donald Trump's absence.
Denver councilman with wheelchair forced to lift himself onto debate stage: 'Humiliating experience'
Denver official 'incredibly disappointed and disheartened' by the lack of wheelchair access.
Jimmy Carter: The Carter Center now accepting "messages of support" for former president
People from all over the world are leaving kind notes and sharing their favorite photos of the 39th president.
Former President Jimmy Carter enters hospice care, Carter Center says
The Carter Center said Saturday that former President Jimmy Carter has entered home hospice care.
Kristina Karamo elected as new Michigan Republican Party chair
After three rounds of voting and a long day of political jockeying, Kristina Karamo, the former candidate for secretary of state won the race for Michigan Republican Party chair.
Michigan Republicans call for party unity as divided field heads to nominating convention
Will Trump-backed figures take over leadership within the Michigan Republican Party? Or will someone else seeking the nomination come out on top?
Biden healthy, fit for duty, president's doctor says after routine physical
Biden's latest physical is likely to be highly scrutinized as the oldest president in history makes plans for a reelection campaign.
Michigan SOS Benson pushes to ban guns at polling places, create Voting Rights Act
Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is working to ban guns at polling places as part of the Voting Rights Act.
Object shot down over Lake Huron not from China, Biden says
President Joe Biden said on Thursday that the object shot down over Lake Huron was likely not part of the Chinese spy balloon project. Instead, he said it was likely a private research balloon.
Pig who ‘looked cold’ gets lift from Alaska officers
Officers said the best part was the pig’s name, Elvis Pigsley.
Nikki Haley announces 2024 Republican presidential bid
The 51-year-old is the first Republican to officially challenge Trump for the GOP nomination — sharing a campaign video on social media.
U.S. not taking any chances in shooting down unidentified object over Lake Huron
U.S. leaders in Washingon are defending the actions of shooting down three unidentified objects, including the one discovered flying over Lake Huron on Sunday.
Farmers could bypass manufacturers to repair own equipment in bill proposal
The manufacturers argue that changing the current practice with this type of legislation would force companies to expose trade secrets.