Michigan

Pro-Trump lawyer mixes up Michigan, Minnesota in affidavit alleging election fraud

BY: - November 20, 2020

Lin Wood, the pro-President Donald Trump lawyer who filed the lawsuit against Georgia’s Secretary of State, has alleged voter fraud in an affidavit largely based on alleged inconsistencies between Michigan’s population and total vote count. Those “inconsistencies,” however, appear to be a result of the affidavit simply mixing up Michigan and Minnesota. The affidavit filed […]

Biden wins Michigan, edges closer to Electoral College victory 

BY: - November 4, 2020

A record wave of absentee voting in Michigan appears to have helped carry Democratic former Vice President Joe Biden to a win in the crucial battleground state. As of Wednesday afternoon, CNN and NBC have both called the race for Biden. He is projected to have 253 of the 270 electoral votes he needs to […]

Kamala Harris to spend Tuesday in Detroit

BY: - November 2, 2020

Democratic vice presidential nominee U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris will be spending Election Day in Detroit, according to the campaign. The Tuesday visit is part of a last-minute “get out the vote” effort by the campaign on Tuesday in three five key battleground states, including Michigan. While Harris travels to Detroit, former Vice President Joe Biden […]

COMMENTARY

Susan J. Demas: Why Dem panic porn fuels the final days of the 2020 election

BY: - November 1, 2020

Former President Barack Obama took a break from the campaign trail in Michigan Saturday to shoot a few hoops. Before leaving, he casually sank a three-pointer as a few onlookers cheered, flashed his trademark grin and announced, “That’s what I do!” He then posted the short video on Twitter with a message to go out […]

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Rick Haglund: Illinois may raise taxes on the rich. Michigan could be next. 

BY: - October 31, 2020

Tuesday’s election is largely a referendum on the record and character of President Donald Trump. But Illinois voters are also deciding a proposed and highly contentious constitutional amendment that portends a similar battle in Michigan. The so-called “fair tax” proposal on the Illinois ballot would shift the state from a fixed-rate income tax, in which […]

Michigan reports 3,168 new COVID-19 cases Friday

BY: - October 30, 2020

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Friday that a total of 174,388 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 7,309 have died from the virus — an additional 3,168 cases and 11 deaths since Thursday. Friday’s numbers follow a now weeks-long trend of new daily cases reaching into the thousands as […]

State reports more than 1,300 new COVID-19 cases

BY: - September 11, 2020

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Friday that 110,832 total Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 6,578 have died from the virus — an additional 1,313 cases and nine deaths since Thursday. DHHS also reports that an additional 11,419 Michiganders have been identified as “probable” cases for COVID-19, as well […]

Whitmer lowers flags for 9/11

BY: - September 11, 2020

Updated, 8:28 a.m., 9/11/20 To honor the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks 19 years ago, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the State Capitol Complex and upon all public buildings and grounds across the state of Michigan to be lowered to half-staff on Friday. “On Patriot Day, we remember the […]

Michigan reports 924 new COVID-19 cases Thursday

BY: - September 10, 2020

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Thursday that 109,519 total Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 6,569 have died from the virus — an additional 924 cases and 17 deaths since Wednesday. The state notes that nine of Thursday’s additional deaths come from its most recent review of vital records […]

Trump announces Michigan stop in same week that Biden returns

BY: - September 8, 2020

President Donald Trump will make his first visit to Michigan this week since an Ypsilanti event in May, announcing that he will campaign in Freeland in Saginaw County. Trump’s stop is scheduled for Thursday, one day after Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will stump in Michigan on Wednesday. Biden’s campaign hasn’t released details of the […]

Lansing, Detroit and northern Michigan regions lag in last-minute census push

BY: - September 5, 2020

Census workers across the state have just under a month left to count every Michigander under a sped-up timeline. In total, 85.1% of Michigan households have been counted in the 2020 census. Michigan is about equal to the national average for total households counted, which sits around 84.9%. The census determines how much federal funding […]

SOS denies Russian ‘data breach’ of Michigan voter info

BY: - September 1, 2020

The personal information of 7.6 million Michigan voters was obtained and posted on a Russian hacker site in an apparent attempt to solicit money from the U.S. government, the Russian newspaper Kommersant reported Tuesday. Millions of voters from other key swing states including North Carolina and Florida were also targeted in the dark web database, […]