State Sen. Adam Hollier announces bid for Michigan’s 13th Congressional District 

State Sen. Adam Hollier is jumping into the fray of Michigan’s newly-redrawn 13th Congressional District. Hollier’s Senate district lies within the 13th. He says he’s running...

Dearborn inauguration ceremony highlights changing political demographics

Dearborn’s mayor Abdullah Hammoud and other elected officials were sworn in over the weekend. Hammoud made history as the city’s...

Michigan secretary of state and attorney general are investigating whether fake electors broke law

State officials — including Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and Attorney General Dana Nessel — say they’re looking into whether...

Reactions to Michigan’s new district lines are all over the map

Michigan’s redistricting commission has approved new legislative and congressional district maps. But that’s just the beginning of a new chapter...

Rep. Dan Kildee Shares His Story of the Capitol Insurrection: ‘It Was Really Scary’

Even before the insurrection at the Capitol, Jan. 6, 2021 was set to be different. Rep. Dan Kildee entered the day set...

Attempts to Upend American Democracy Not Going Away Anytime Soon, Political Columnist Says

About one year ago, an armed mob broke into the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to overturn the 2020 election results....

Rep. Brenda Lawrence’s Retirement Announcement Shakes Up Michigan Congressional Races

Rep. Brenda Lawrence, Michigan’s only Black member of Congress, will not seek re-election, and her retirement announcement has shaken up the races for the...

A Defense of — and Rebuttal to — Michigan’s New Political Maps

This year, electoral politics will be critical in Michigan and across the country. Notably, however, this election will be distinct...

What You Need to Know About Michigan’s New Political Maps

Up until now partisan politicians have been able to draw maps behind closed doors in ways that have disproportionately advantaged...

Why a New Lawsuit is Seeking to Undo Michigan’s New Political Maps

Not everyone is happy with Michigan’s new legislative and congressional maps. There’s plenty of criticism coming from all sides of...

A Look Back at 2021 In Michigan Government and Politics

From federal COVID-19 relief funds to the newly formed Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission, the Michigan Legislature has faced a...

Protecting Our Democracy Act Represents ‘Lessons Learned’ From Trump Era, Levin Says

Last week, the U.S. House passed the Protecting Our Democracy Act, largely along party lines. Just one Republican, Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Illinois)...