Politics

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(MPRN-Lansing) A Republican U.S. Senate candidate from Michigan is stepping down from the race. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The state Attorney General is under fire for his hiring practices. The liberal group, Progress Michigan filed a complaint with the Secretary of State Tuesday. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A couple hundred volunteers showed up at the state Bureau of Elections Monday. They dropped off petitions to get a redistricting overhaul on the November ballot. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan voters could be asked to take the power to draw legislative and congressional district lines away from state lawmakers. A ballot campaign plans to turn in 450,000 petition signatures Monday. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A union-led petition drive will launch Tuesday to protect the state’s prevailing wage law from a different petition drive. This could lead to dueling ballot questions next November. 

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