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The State Where Even A Democratic Governor Can’t Stop Abortion Bans
Facing the veto pen of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, anti-abortion rights groups in Michigan have an unusual back-up plan.
Why This Political Fight In Michigan Should Matter To Democrats Everywhere
It's a test of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's leadership -- and whether her party can convince voters better public services are worth higher taxes.
Michigan Legislature Passes Ban On Common Abortion Procedure
The Michigan House and Senate voted Tuesday to ban dilation and evacuation procedures, but Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) is planning an immediate veto.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Calls Out 'Garbage' Fox Article About Her Body
A local Fox television station claimed it was defending the governor against sexist attacks online.
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Wisconsin And Michigan Activists Are Resisting GOP Power Grabs Pretty Much On Their Own
And for the most part, they're OK with that.
Democratic Women Are About To Lead Michigan. Republican Men Are Freaking Out.
“It’s literally women saying, 'Here is what we want,' and men walking over and saying, 'Shhhhh,’” an advocate said.
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Gretchen Whitmer Puts A Democrat Back In Charge of Michigan
She ran as a pragmatic liberal, vowing to "fix the damn roads"
The Fight For $15 Is Launching A Get-Out-The-Vote Campaign For The November Elections
The group wants to drive up turnout in cities, particularly in Michigan and Wisconsin.
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Key Michigan Union Endorses Dana Nessel For State Attorney General
The UAW backed another Democrat in the April nomination contest.
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Women Break New Records In 2018 Primaries
There are record numbers of women running for the U.S. House and governor seats as major party nominees this year.
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Gretchen Whitmer Wins Democratic Nomination For Governor Of Michigan
Democrats are optimistic about their chances of retaking the governor’s mansion.
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Michigan Lawmaker Suggests Muslim Candidate Faces Hurdles Due To His Faith
Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell is among those backing someone else in her party's gubernatorial race.
First Major Candidate Leaps Into Michigan's 2018 Governor's Race
Former lawmaker Gretchen Whitmer made a name for herself with a couple memorable appeals for women’s rights.
Gretchen Whitmer Speaks Out On Why She Revealed Her Sexual Assault
The Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act takes effect in March. It will force Michigan women to purchase a separate abortion rider
Lawmaker Bravely Reveals She Was Victim Of Rape In Emotional 'Abortion Insurance' Debate
But after more than six minutes of speaking, Whitmer put down her prepared remarks, saying she couldn't push a colleague
Michigan Senate Abortion Coverage Ending, No Exception For Rape Or Incest
MLive reports the memo did not include rape or incest as circumstances for which abortion expenses would be covered. According
Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan Senate Democrat, Bows Out Of 2014 Governor's Race
The governor ended last year with about $828,000 in his campaign fund, the Detroit News reports. Snyder hasn't formally announced
Michigan 2020 Plan To Pay Students' College Tuition Gets Hearing At State Senate Finance Committee
The legislation would give Michigan high school graduates about $9,600 yearly -- or the median cost of tuition for in-state
Michigan Senate Approves House Version Of Anti-Bullying Bill, Drops Religious Language
Michigan's state Senate dropped a bill Tuesday that critics called "a license to bully," and instead adopted a House version
Michigan's 'Matt's Safe School Law,' Anti-Bullying Legislation, Exemption Dropped By Senator
Watch video of Whitmer's speech below: Michigan-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy groups say they
Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan Senator, Slams New Bullying Legislation (VIDEO)
"You may be able to pat yourselves on the back today and say that you did something, but in actuality you are explicitly
Michigan GOP Senators Working To Privatize Public School Teaching
In Michigan, a state perennially crippled by budget deficits, public school districts across the state have already outsourced
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