A Michigan Reporter’s Harrowing Experience Inside Capitol During Insurrection

As lawmakers evacuated the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday to flee a violent pro-Trump mob, journalists were stuck inside. Many continued...

New Year Means New Democratic Majority on State Supreme Court

A new year means big changes for the Michigan Supreme Court (MSC). Justices nominated by Democrats won a 4-3 majority...

Capitol Safety Problems Put Critical Bills, Transparency in Jeopardy

As the Legislature tries to pass important bills in its last scheduled week this year, a number of lawmakers, staffers, and...

Former GOP Lawmaker Calls Giuliani Hearing “Nearly Five Hours of Delusion”

People on both sides of the political aisle are expressing concerns about how some state lawmakers are reacting to the...

Michigan Legislative Leaders Have No Plan to Combat Surging COVID Numbers

COVID-19 continues to spread throughout Michigan and the United States, and with the Thanksgiving holiday over, experts are worried cases...

Why Public Health Officials Are Worried About Thanksgiving Gatherings

Public health officials are urging people not to gather in large groups for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. It's usually a...

Oakland and Macomb Counties Demonstrate How Divided Michigan Voters Are Becoming

The 2020 election has revealed some interesting trends in Michigan politics. Once a part of the “Blue Wall” of states that...

From Turnout to Outcome, 2020 Election Signals Big Shifts in Michigan Since 2016

Michigan has been in the national spotlight in two presidential elections in a row, and while the stories of the...

Cybersecurity Experts Cautiously Optimistic About Michigan Election Security

Michigan election officials are working hard to prevent a cyber attack ahead of Tuesday’s election. The concern over potential cyber...

How Relevant Are Newspaper Endorsements in 2020?

Newspapers and media outlets have been formally endorsing candidates for well over 100 years in this country. For some, those...

“Militias,” “Domestic Terrorism,” and Why The Language We Use Is Important

Michigan’s militia culture has been brought into focus recently. People involved in that culture, including members of the so-called Wolverine Watchmen,...

MichMash: A History of Enbridge Pipeline Controversies in Michigan

The decade-long fight over what to do about the aging oil and gas pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac is...