Politics

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Western Michigan University Communication Professor Jennifer Machiorlatti says Saturday's Women's March in Washington D.C. was “One of the most amazing experiences of my life.”


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(MPRN-Lansing) With President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration just days away, some Michigan Congress members are speaking out about his latest Twitter feud. 

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The Michigan Public Radio Network’s Capitol Bureau Chief Rick Pluta says “Absent some cataclysmic turn of events” Betsy DeVos’ nomination as Secretary of Education won’t be derailed. But he says her confirmation hearings represent a debate over education policy. 


Michigan Legislature Officially Open For Session

Jan 11, 2017
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(MPRN-Lansing)  The Michigan legislature is back in session Wednesday . 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Former state Senator Gretchen Whitmer is the first candidate to formally declare she’s running for governor of Michigan in 2018. She filed the documents with elections officials that allow her to fundraise and spend money on campaigning. 

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