Michigan

Tlaib Donor Has Been Deceased for 10 Years

Tlaib received $2,500 from Michigan businessman who died in 2009

Democratic freshman representative Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) received a generous donation during the second quarter in the name of a man who died more than 10 years ago, a review of campaign and online records shows.

As Dems Prepare to Debate in Michigan, Poll Finds Majority in Key Swing State Oppose ‘Medicare for All’

Joe Biden holds his ground, but can he withstand attacks from the left on healthcare?

As Democratic presidential candidates prepare for the second round of debates in Detroit next week, the party is hoping the candidate who ends up winning the nomination in 2020 will fare better in Michigan than Hillary Clinton, who managed to lose to reliably blue state to Donald Trump by 10,704 votes, thanks in no small part to bumbling incompetence.

Rashida Tlaib Calls For $20 Federal Minimum Wage

'People cannot live on those types of wages'

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) called for a $20 federal minimum wage less than a week after the House of Representatives voted to raise the wage to $15 over the next six years.

Michigan Bill Would Expunge 235,000 Marijuana Charges

Only 6.5 percent of those eligible for record expungement seek it due to time and cost restrictions

When state representative Jeff Irwin introduced a bill that would automatically expunge about 235,000 misdemeanor records for marijuana use and possession without going through the costly court system, he said he wanted to save taxpayers money.

Dem Governors Concerned Over Presidential Candidates’ Leftward Lurch

Progressive policies on immigration and healthcare could hurt party's 2020 chances, Democratic governors say

A trio of Democratic governors warned their party's leading presidential candidates against embracing far-left policies on healthcare and immigration that could alienate independent and swing voters in the 2020 presidential election.