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U.S. attorney general defends Hunter Biden investigation under questioning by House GOP

BY: - September 21, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Republicans led by Ohio’s Jim Jordan on Wednesday grilled U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland about how the Justice Department has handled its investigation and prosecution of Hunter Biden on felony gun charges. The questions about the president’s son came after House Speaker Kevin McCarthy last week asked several committees, including the […]

UAW president, Biden push back against reported Trump visit with striking Michigan workers

BY: - September 20, 2023

Former President Donald Trump’s plans to skip the second GOP presidential candidate debate and head to Michigan to meet with striking autoworkers isn’t going over well with the United Auto Workers (UAW) top official.  “Every fiber of our union is being poured into fighting the billionaire class and an economy that enriches people like Donald […]

Former U.S. Capitol Police chief blames intelligence failures, not Trump, for Jan. 6 attack

BY: - September 20, 2023

The FBI and U.S. Department of Homeland Security failed to share intelligence with the U.S. Capitol Police ahead of the Jan. 6, 2021, attack, leaving the Capitol Police under-prepared for that day’s violence, the former chief of the Capitol Police told a U.S. House panel chaired by Georgia Republican Barry Loudermilk on Tuesday. But Democrats […]

Activist files lawsuit to force Trump off the ballot in Michigan

BY: - September 18, 2023

Activist Robert Davis filed a lawsuit Friday afternoon to force Donald Trump off the 2024 ballot in Michigan on the grounds that the former president violated the U.S. Constitution by engaging in an insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021. The lawsuit in the Michigan Court of Claims comes three days after Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson […]

Dems come out in support for UAW strikes, as Republicans criticize push for EVs

BY: - September 15, 2023

Following the expiration of contracts at midnight, state leaders and lawmakers on the state and national stage are weighing in as the United Auto Workers (UAW) union begins its historic strike on Michigan’s Detroit Three automakers.   With support from other labor groups, including the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the American Federation of State […]

Benson declines to remove Trump from Michigan presidential ballot, but the case isn’t over

BY: - September 13, 2023

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson has declined to kick Donald Trump off the 2024 ballot in Michigan, saying she doesn’t have the authority to do so, even if the former president violated the U.S. Constitution’s 14th Amendment. Benson’s decision was in response to a legal challenge last month by activist Robert Davis, who argued that Trump […]

Pennsylvanian sworn in as the first woman to serve as U.S. Archivist

BY: - September 12, 2023

WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania native Colleen Shogan was sworn in as the 11th Archivist of the United States on Monday, marking the first time a woman has been appointed to oversee billions of the nation’s records and artifacts since the role was created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts administered the oath to […]

Fulton grand jury recommended charges against Perdue and Loeffler in 2020 election case

BY: - September 8, 2023

A Fulton County special grand jury recommended that prosecutors file criminal charges against former Georgia U.S. Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) in the sweeping 2020 presidential election interference case. The grand jury report released Friday reveals that the panel believed that the three U.S. senators and Michael Flynn, a […]

Fake electors group was ‘guided’ by Trump attorneys, former Michigan GOP co-chair said 

BY: - September 8, 2023

A group of Michigan Republicans facing felony charges accusing them of attempting to help overturn the 2020 election were reportedly “guided” by lawyers from former President Donald Trump’s campaign as they planned to use a slate of fake electors in an attempt to secure Trump’s victory, the former co-chair of the Michigan Republican Party said […]

Michigan Secretary of State raises questions about Trump being barred from the 2024 ballot

BY: - September 6, 2023

“What is a rebellion?” Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson asked in an interview on CNN this week when asked her thoughts on the possibility of former President Donald Trump being kept off the presidential ballot in 2024. Election officials and courts across the country will have to ask themselves over the next several months […]

Former Rep. Mike Rogers woos Trump voters in Michigan U.S. Senate announcement

BY: - September 6, 2023

Republican former U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, a Livingston County native who graduated from Howell High School, has made it official that he is running for Michigan’s open U.S. Senate seat. In a video posted Wednesday morning to his X account (formerly Twitter), Rogers appears to make a strong bid to attract supporters of former President […]

Trump and allies enter big week for election 2020 election interference indictment charges

BY: - September 5, 2023

An eventful week lies ahead in the Fulton County election interference case with arraignments and the potential release of a special grand jury report that was a prelude to the racketeering charges filed against Donald Trump and 18 co-defendants last month. There have been a flurry of court filings and hearings on the 2020 election […]