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Mayor Dave Bing has announced he will not seek a second term as mayor of Detroit.
Tuesday is Election Day for several metro Detroit communities.
Legislation that has passed in Michigan’s House would require families show more than poverty in order to get welfare benefits.
Police in Detroit are investigating a fatal shooting near the intersection of 8 Mile Road and Gratiot on the city's east side. The shooting came just hours after a mayoral forum in Detroit where violence was a major talking point.
Michigan Rep. Gary Peters has announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat opening up with the retirement of Carl Levin.
Two of Michigan's most prominent Republicans are fighting each other. The battle is over a plan to reform Michigan's No Fault Auto Insurance System.
It was the controversial assembly that almost didn’t happen because of its possible political nature. Wednesday former Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum addressed students at Grosse Pointe South High School.
Former New York congressman Anthony Weiner has returned to the forum that led to his political downfall in 2011, launching a new Twitter account.
Vice President Joe Biden appeared in Detroit Saturday to give the keynote address at the Michigan Democratic Party's Jefferson-Jackson dinner.
Lance Enderle unsuccessfully ran for the 8 th Congressional District in 2010. Now he’s back with the same message, hoping to unseat the incumbent in 2012.
Mike Rogers is the incumbent running against Democrat Lance Enderle in the 8th Congressional District.
Republican Pete Hoekstra is challenging Incumbent Democrat Debbie Stabenow in the race for U.S. Senate.
Incumbent Democrat Debbie Stabenow is facing Republican Pete Hoekstra in the race for U.S. Senate
John Dingell has represented Michigan since 1955 as a U.S. Congressman, but he says he has unfinished business and is running for a 30 th term.
Cynthia Kallgren is facing incumbent Congressman John Dingell in the 12th Congressional District.
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Debbie Dingell says she will not be running for the US Senate.
Britain's Iron Lady was being laid to rest Wednesday with a level of pomp and protest reflecting her status as a commanding, polarizing political figure.
After a day of festivities to mark the 101st birthday of its first leader, North Korea on Tuesday offered prickly new rhetoric against the United States and South Korea, which are watching closely for signs whether it will conduct a medium-range missile test in defiance of international concerns.
With the Senate set to begin debate on gun control legislation this week, a proposal to expand background checks for gun buyers picked up some key Republican support over the weekend.
Former President George W. Bush can add another title to his resume - grandfather.
President Barack Obama is sending Congress his long-awaited budget, an effort to achieve an elusive "grand bargain" to tame runaway deficits that have soared above $1 trillion for each of the past four years.
A Senate aide and a lobbyist say two senators have struck a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more firearms purchases. The agreement could build support for President Barack Obama's drive to curb gun violence.
Senate Democrats are approaching decision time on whether they should try to get Republican support for expanding background checks for firearms sales or will have to take the shakier path of pursuing the cornerstone of the gun control effort on their own.
State employees are bracing for layoffs that could come as early as Monday.
North Korea said Monday it will suspend operations at a factory complex it has jointly run with South Korea, pulling out more than 53,000 North Korean workers and moving closer to severing its last economic link with its rival as tensions escalate.