Politics Podcast: Thanedar Accuses Whitmer of Being a Tool of Health Insurers
Also: Republican U.S. Senate candidates trade charges and complaints in a radio debate and releases.
All About the Bridge? Morouns Give $250,000 to Elect Schuette Governor
Attorney General Bill Schuette met with the Free Press editorial board this week and said he favors a third Detroit River bridge
Feds: Towing King Gasper Fiore Is Prolific Briber; Kilpatrick's Regime Benefitted
"For over a decade, Gasper Fiore has been an enemy of honest government in Detroit," federal prosecutors write.
LeDuff: Trump 31, Duggan 0 - Where Are the Indictments? Trapped in Politics, Feds Say
The mere mention of inconsistencies, oddities, curiosities or grand juries associated with demolitions sends the mayor and his minions into apoplexy, writes Charlie LeDuff.
Gallery: A Groundbreaking Ceremony for a Bridge to Somewhere -- Detroit-Windsor
"Some may find it paradoxical that a Trump ambassador is here to break grouund for a bridge, rather than, say making a wall," says U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft.
Where There's Smoke . . . 2nd Businessman Says Gabe Leland Sought Bribes
Detroit Councilman Gabe Leland's activities are questioned on multiple fronts. In one case, a businessman wore an FBI wire.
Bill Schuette's Team Blames Gretchen Whitmer for FBI 'Smear'
Whitmer's campaign spokesman says the Republican attorney general should "look in the mirror . . . [for] someone to blame for the mess he's in."
Politics Podcast: A Michigan Supreme Court Justice Caught in a Conflict of Interest?
Also in this podcast: A new dramatization of Shri Thanedar's "Blue Suitcase" opens in a Detroit theater.
Selweski: Nasty Macomb Fight Brews to Replace Karen Spranger for Clerk
“We need to be building Democrats up, not tearing each other down," the state party chairman laments.
Conflict? This Man Worked for Both Wayne County and Dan Gilbert During Jail Talks
"It's just a tremendous appearance of impropriety," a former Wayne County auditor general tells WXYZ.
Video: After 3 Million Views, 2 Detroit Socialists Are Ready for Their Closeup
"We can't sit around the water cooler and pretend the world's not burning," says Naomi Burton.
Snyder Calls FBI Complaint About Bill Schuette 'Serious'
“This is clearly a serious matter if the local prosecutor felt it should be referred to the FBI for investigation,” Gov. Rick Snyder says.
Update: Smells Fishy -- Two Demolition Contractors Sit on Detroit's Wrecking Board
The mayor's office calls the story misleading and says an ordinance requires that two licensed contractors sit on the board.