State’s New “Gag Order” Law Irks Clerks; Courts to Decide Its Fate

A new law that prohibits city clerks from sending residents certain information related to ballot issues is expected to be...

Is This Quote From “House of Cards” or From a Real Presidential Candidate?

Netflix Which presidential candidate said, “The last time I actually drove a car myself was in 1996.” Was it Hillary Clinton?...

Michigan Government Tight Lipped on Transparency

An advocacy group says Michigan is one of the nation’s least transparent states when it comes to government activities. The...

Are Protesters Motivated to Vote?

Annette Bernhardt/FLICKR The Black Lives Matter movement and others in recent years have brought to the forefront some of the...

Presidential General Election Beginning to Take Shape

marist.edu Tuesday's Presidential primaries saw Marco Rubio losing Florida, forcing him to drop out of the race, while John Kasich hung in...

Pop Quiz: Unpacking Super PACs

    Julia B. Chan works at Reveal, a weekly radio program produced by The Center for Investigative Reporting and...

When Mad Men Meet Dark Money

Money in U.S. politics once was a straightforward thing. In 19th-century America, a politician running for office would pay to...

How Similar are Putin and Trump?

J. Carlisle Larsen Detroit Today host Stephen Henderson speaks with Wayne State University expert on Russian history, Aaron Retish. They...

Can John Kasich Claim His First Primary Victory in His Home State of Ohio?

Flickr Detroit Today host Stephen Henderson speaks with Toledo Blade reporter Ignazio Messina about John Kasich's shot at winning his...

Polls Show Ohio Primary Race Very Close, But Can the Numbers be Trusted?

Polls in Ohio show a very tight race for candidates in both parties seeking the presidential nomination. But the results...

Anger and the American Voter

Chicago "Forget about the election for a moment, there's a broader issue in our political culture in this country, and...

Clashes Cancel Chicago Trump Rally, Candidate Vowed in Michigan to Defend His Supporters in Court

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump postponed a rally in Chicago Friday after fist fights broke out before it began. The...