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From: The Gander
Michigan's Prison Population Is Plummeting. Biden's Plan For Returning Citizens Could Only Help.
The state now has even more formerly incarcerated residents looking for support as they reclaim their lives....
From: Detroit Free Press
Michigan voters: 1 million absentee ballots not yet returned as Election Day nears
There's still time to return your absentee ballot, but at this point voters should take their ballots in person to their clerk's office or drop box....
From: COURIER
Changed Your Mind? You Can Still Vote in Person Even if You Requested a Mail Ballot.
It's no longer safe to assume your ballot will arrive on time if you mail it. You can, however, still vote early or on Election Day....
From: Detroit Free Press
Joe Biden will return to Michigan on Halloween
The trip marks the former vice president's fourth to Michigan in recent weeks, again signaling the importance of the state in the overall race....
From: The Gander
Watch: Michigan's Spiking COVID Cases Will Hurt Black and Brown Communities Most
Dr. Abdul El-Sayed explains why that is and encourages us all to remain vigilant against the virus....
From: The Americano
Trump’s White House Officially Gives Up on Controlling the Pandemic
The White House Chief of Staff twice affirms that the administration has no plans to get the coronavirus pandemic under control as an outbreak grows...
From: The Detroit News
Kamala Harris: Michigan likely to decide next president
"I am back in Detroit to ask you once again to please, please tell everybody you know about what is at stake in this election," she said....
From: COURIER
Middle-Class Americans Should Be Earning More, According to Biden. He Says His Tax Plan Will Help.
According to one study, the American middle class should be earning $42,000 more per worker. That's a stark contrast to how tax breaks have helped the...
From: COURIER
Cartoon: Trump Thinks Denial Can Make COVID Go Away. It Can't.
President Donald Trump's repeated denials of the seriousness of COVID-19 is nothing if not consistent....
From: COURIER
The Final Presidential Debate Ends With a Choice
On the last question, one candidate focused on hope. The other chose fear....
From: The Detroit News
Lizzo in Detroit: 'Michigan is going to be crucial' in election
Singer who hails from Metro Detroit returned to the area Friday for two stops to drum up support for Democratic candidates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris...
From: WOODTV.com
‘All talk, no action’ defense likely in Michigan kidnap case
The big talk argument likely will be a primary theme for the defense....
From: The Gander
5 Debate Moments That Will Make You Vote ASAP
Michigan is being mischaracterized and its small businesses owners need help to continue supporting the community. Here are the debate takeaways that...
From: Detroit Free Press
Donald Trump says Michigan is 'like a prison'. It's not.
During the presidential debate, Trump repeated false claims that Michigan is "like a prison" and that Whitmer's husband is the only one not under a...
From: The Gander
More Than 600,000 Michiganders Don't Have the Food They Need
While Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) holds up coronavirus relief, Michigan's food banks are seeing dramatic rises in need....
From: Beacon
Extremist group calling for arrest of Michigan governor puts Mills on ‘watch list’
A right-wing group that is advocating for the arrest of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the target of a separate failed kidnapping plot, is planning...
From: Detroit Metro Times
Generational shifts could turn Michigan blue for years to come
Michigan's shift from blue to red in the 2016 presidential election could be an outlier, according to new research. The "States of Change" report...
From: NPR
Here's Where The Threat Of Militia Activity Around The Elections Is The Highest
Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Oregon have the highest risk of seeing increased militia activity around the elections, according to a...
From: The Keystone
I’m a Catholic Nurse. This Is Why Biden Is The Moral Choice For America.
Nancy Sharts-Hopko says she supports Joe Biden because he shows empathy and respect for all people, as Catholic teaching says one should....
From: WDIV
Here’s how to make sure your Michigan absent voter ballot is not rejected
Michigan voters must fill out their absent voter ballots correctly, or else they won't be counted in the upcoming presidential election....
From: COURIER
All of the Times Republicans Have Refused to Help Americans During the Coronavirus Pandemic
While Pelosi and the Trump administration continue stimulus negotiations, Senate Republicans have so far refused to offer meaningful assistance to...
From: The Americano
Trump and Biden Face Off in Final Debate—and Mics Will Be Muted
The president and former vice president will debate on COVID-19, race relations and climate change, among other hot-button issues....
From: The Gander
Trump Calls for Whitmer to Be Locked Up Following Domestic Terror Plot to Do Just That
Trump came to Michigan with calls to lock up Gov. Whitmer. As recent events show, those words have consequences....
From: The Mercury News
Michigan governor pushes back against Trump rally chants
DETROIT (AP) Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Sunday that President Donald Trump is inciting domestic terrorism following lock her...
From: The Gander
'I Can See the Devastation': Michigander Living Near Infamous Oil Pipeline Is Furious
Fenton resident Ronald Kardos shows concern over the history of Line 6B and its companys potential future impact on the Great Lakes State....
From: Detroit Free Press
Early voting in Michigan: Answering your most frequently asked questions
Is it too late to register to vote? When should I request my absentee ballot? Who is my local city clerk? We answer these election questions and more....
From: POLITICO
'It needs to stop': Whitmer blasts Trump over Michigan rally rhetoric
Trump was speaking in Western Michigan as part of a swing through the Rust Belt....
From: Forbes
Michigan Ballots That Arrive After Election Day Will Not Be Counted, Court Rules
Its a sudden reversal in a battleground state that is expecting millions of mail-in votes....
From: Aljazeera
Fight for US battleground state of Michigan enters final stretch
Joe Biden campaigned in the midwestern US state on Friday, and Donald Trump held a rally there on Saturday evening....
From: The Gander
Here's How Michigan Will Count its Influx of Mail-in Ballots
New teams of ballot counters and updated tabulators. These are just some of the ways Michigan clerks are preparing for its unprecedented election....
From: The Gander
For These Michiganders, Voting Is All in the Family
Multigenerational voters in Michigan are strengthening their bonds at the ballot box this election....
From: The Gander
How Rural Michigan Voters Are Approaching This Election Differently
Rural Michigan helped elect President Donald Trump, but a growing movement across the states countryside communities is bringing new voices to the...
From: COURIER
Keeping It Together: A Guide To Not Losing It During This Crazy Election
Michigan therapist Erica Carulli gives her self-care tips for navigating a monumental election full of (mis)information....
From: NPR
Her Mother Voted In The Wake Of The 1918 Pandemic. Now, Voting Is A 'Sacred' Ritual
Helen Merrill and her granddaughter, Elizabeth Hartley, remember their family's matriarch, whose determination to vote in 1920 drove her to the polls...
From: COURIER
White House Supports Herd Immunity Plan That Could Kill 3 Million People in America
White House advisors cited the "Great Barrington Declaration" as a reason to fully reopen businesses and schools....
From: CNN
Michigan bans open carrying of guns at polling sites on Election Day
Michigan will not allow the open carrying of guns at polling places, clerk's offices and other locations where absentee ballots are counted, Secretary...
From: The Gander
Michiganders Are Confident Their State Is Ready for November. Here's Why.
Michigan has been preparing for Nov. 3 since before the pandemic began. Experts and Michiganders have faith in the system....
From: The Gander
6 Ways to Troubleshoot Voter Intimidation at the Polls in Michigan
Michiganders can go confidently to the polls with these tips and resources in their back pockets....
From: The Gander
These Michiganders See Themselves—and a Hopeful Future—When They See Kamala Harris
From local leaders to growing families, voters in Michigan are celebrating a vice-presidential candidate who reflects what they stand for in a new...
From: COURIER
Trump's Rallies Have Previously Been Connected to COVID Cases. And They're Back.
President Donald Trump is back stumping on the campaign trail since his release from Walter Reed Medical Center last week due to COVID-19....
From: NBC News
Michigan kidnapping conspirators also considered taking Virginia governor, FBI agent says
They discussed possible targets, taking a sitting governor, specifically issues with the governor of Michigan and Virginia based on the lockdown...
From: POLITICO
Tightening Michigan race gives GOP hope of hanging on to the Senate
Two polls over the past two days have showed Republican John James within striking distance of Democratic Sen. Gary Peters....
From: Detroit Free Press
Michigan Supreme Court strikes down Gov. Whitmer's emergency orders, effective immediately
But the Michigan Supreme Court order does not affect new coronavirus orders the Whitmer administration has issued under the Public Health Code....
From: The Gander
Michigan Supreme Court Ending State of Emergency Leaves 800,000 Michiganders in the Cold
Winter is coming, but Michiganders like Flint mom Trina Treverbaugh have been left behind by Michigan Republicans focus on stripping Gov....
From: POLITICO
Poll: Biden up 8 points in Michigan, 10 points in Wisconsin
Bidens leads represent an improvement on his recent public polling averages in the two swing states....
From: The Detroit News
Michigan, Detroit officials update voters on 'most important election of our lifetime'
Virtual forum Monday hosted by Detroit NABJ tackles early voting, poll security, turnout...
From: The Gander
Michigan Looks to Overturn Ban on Food Assistance for Returning Citizens
A statewide bill passed recently and could help allow residents with drug-related felonies to receive food stamps....