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Tag: Michigan

How vote uncommitted is fast becoming the most powerful force for...

Organizers with Listen to Michigan explain the Vote Uncommitted campaign’s rapid growth and the power of grassroots electoral organizing on Gaza.

Michigan’s primary reveals stark opposition: Over 100,000 voters stand ‘uncommitted

This unprecedented move highlights the growing frustration within key segments of his base, potentially jeopardizing his reelection prospects.

AOC condemns $20 million bribe in Michigan’s political landscape as a...

A political development involving U.S. Senate candidate Hill Harper and U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib, has cast a stark light on what many progressive lawmakers see as the corrupting influence of money in American politics.

Indignation as Michigan judge drops Flint water charges against GOP ex-Gov...

"The people of Flint deserve justice—and it's unacceptable that the people responsible for Flint's water crisis aren't being held accountable," said Food & Water Watch in response to the development.

Flint residents return to court after city misses deadline to replace...

"The people of Flint won't tolerate any more broken promises from the city, which is under a federal court order to get the lead pipes out of the ground and somehow still can't get the job done."

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time. 

Preserving Black historical resorts is a radical act

We may have more options for travel, recreation, and restoration than our ancestors likely ever dreamed of, but it’s still important to safeguard the historic leisure sites of the past.

Enbridge Line 5 Pipeline violates Michigan order, continues operating

The Canadian pipeline company's defiance of the order is a dramatic development in a long-running showdown between it and Michigan.

Former Michigan governor and others in his administration face charges in...

While the nature of the charges are unknown, charges were brought against former governor Rick Snyder, a Republican, Nick Lyon, former health department director, and other officials in his administration.

Michigan judge accused of jeopardizing safety and democracy with reversal of...

"There are voters who are afraid, there are election workers who are afraid."

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Thousands protest GOP agenda at Milwaukee RNC, demanding justice and equality

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Biden proposes national rent control: Caps to target major corporate landlords amid soaring housing...

The announcement, scheduled for Tuesday in Nevada, comes as Biden seeks re-election and tries to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing American renters.