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Nation Oct 13FBI agent: Paramilitary groups discussed kidnapping Virginia governor
Members of anti-government paramilitary groups discussed kidnapping Virginia's governor during a June meeting in Ohio, an FBI agent testified Tuesday during a court hearing in Michigan.
Nation Oct 10Men accused in plot on Michigan governor attended protests
Among the armed protesters who rallied at the Michigan Capitol against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coronavirus lockdown this past spring were some of the men now accused in stunning plots to kidnap her, storm the Capitol and start a “civil war.”…
Nation Oct 09AG says Michigan governor, family were moved as plotters tracked
Authorities said the plots were stopped with the work of undercover agents and informants. The men were arrested Wednesday night.
Politics Sep 09WATCH: Biden aims to rebuild ‘blue wall’ in appeal to autoworkers
The Democratic presidential nominee's first pandemic-era campaign trips beyond his home in Delaware are taking him to all three states, an indication of how closely Biden's electoral prospects are tied to his ability to flip those political battlegrounds.
Education Jul 07States sue U.S. Department of Education over diverted virus relief funds for schools
In the lawsuit filed Tuesday, the attorneys general of California and Michigan say the department run by Secretary Betsy DeVos is attempting to take pandemic relief funds away from K-12 public schools and divert them to private schools.
Nation May 11Commission votes to further study gun ban at Michigan Capitol
A commission that oversees the Michigan Capitol has formed a committee to study whether to ban or restrict guns inside the building, after some lawmakers reported feeling intimidated by armed demonstrators protesting her orders to curb the coronavirus.
Nation May 05Michigan communities holding largely mail-based elections
People in about 50 Michigan communities are participating in largely mail-based local elections that might be a blueprint for the presidential battleground state in November.
Nation May 01WATCH: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says state’s stay-home-order remains in effect
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says Michigan's stay-at-home order remains in effect despite Republicans’ refusal to extend her underlying coronavirus emergency declaration.
Nation Apr 30Michigan House doesn’t extend virus emergency order amid protests
Hoisting American flags and handmade signs, protesters returned to the Michigan Capitol to denounce Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-home order and business restrictions.
Politics Apr 29Seeking a presidential run, Amash says voters want political ‘alternative’
Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan says he's seeking the Libertarian nod for president because millions of Americans do not feel well represented by either major political party.