Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Still Very Close in Governor Poll
Bill Schuette has a statistically insignificant lead that's within the survey's error margin.
'Doesn't Look Like Leadership:' Lessenberry Sees Problems for Whitmer in 2018
Longtime Michigan political commentator Jack Lessenberry airs a decidedly different view of Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Gretchen Whitmer than he expressed half a year ago.
Politics Podcast: Conyers' Seat Will Be Empty Longer Than Any Nationally in 25 Years
The podcast includes an interview with MSU student Aaron Stephens, who unseated an East Lansing City Council member.
Update: Ex-VP Joe Biden Snowed Out Wednesday Night in Ann Arbor
The Michigan Theater postpones tonight's event tonight as road conditions deteriorate due to the winter storm, it posts on social media Wednesday afternoon.
It's Time for MSU's President to Get Out, Says Top Republican in Michigan House
As a former assistant county prosecutor, Speaker Tom Leonard voices strong surprise -- verging on disbelief -- that MSU investigators didn't compile Larry Nassar inquiry findings.
Lengel: The Real Star of 'Shameless,' Ronna Romney McDaniel, Who Bows to Trump
The president asks Ronna Romney McDaniel, head of the Republican National Committee, to stop publicly using her middle name -- the same one uncle Mitt has.
Ex-Attorney General Mike Cox: Flint Water Probe Is Not Political
Late last month, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley opened his campaign for governor by attacking Attorney General Bill Schuette's investigation of Flint's water crisis.
Close Detroit Clerk's Race Is Settled, Though Things Are a Mess
"There are a number of indications that the election system in Detroit continues to be broken and a sign that there's more work that needs to be done," says Garlin Gilchrist II.
Women Cite a History of Sexism in the State Capitol
"I can only speak for the state Capitol, but sometimes I feel like I'm in a boys' locker room," says Sen. Margaret O'Brien, R-Portage.
Politics Podcast: Serial Sex Assailant Sullies Sparty; Conyers v. Conyers
Can MSU's top brass withstand the outcry for accountability in wake of Larry Nassar's sex crimes? Commentators Bill Ballenger and Dennis Denno address this and other issues.
No Rush: Conyers' Seat Stays Unfilled Until Next November, Snyder Decides
The only difference from a customary congressional election is that the winner takes office immediately rather than in early January -- adding seven weeks to her or his term.
Beware of 'Taking This . . . Too Far,' Ingrid Jacques Says of Sex Harassment Claims
"Not all of these accusations are equal," writes The Dertroit News' deputy opinion editor, "and they shouldn't be treated as such."
Intern Alleges John Conyers Mentioned Chandra Levy During Sexual Proposition
"He said he had insider information on the case. I don't know if he meant it to be threatening, but I took it that way," Courtney Morse says, referring to slain intern Chandra Levy.
State Took Bid Rigging Concerns to FBI, but Now Says They Turned Out to Be Invalid
"It was probably brought up not knowing what we were dealing with until we further completed, or further got into our analysis," a state housing official said.
Former Mayor Archer Gives Himself Credit for Comeback's 'Rock-Solid Foundation'
The 1994-2002 mayor takes credit, perhaps not fully deserved, for "laying a rock-solid foundation to transform Detroit into the comeback city of the millennium."