Politics

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Associated Press
March 09, 2020 - 9:54 pm
Michigan helped rescue his candidacy four years ago, and it sits as one of three key battlegrounds Democrats desperately need to win in November.
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WWJ News
March 09, 2020 - 12:56 pm
Michigan is the largest state voting on March 10 and considered key in the primary election.
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Volunteers hand out signs at a rally for Bernie Sanders at Calder Plaza in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Sunday, March 8, 2020. Michigan's presidential primary is Tuesday.(Anntaninna Biondo/The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
Associated Press
March 09, 2020 - 1:39 am
DETROIT (AP) — Ask Arlene Williams about President Donald Trump's promises to bring back auto industry jobs that have evaporated across Michigan and she'll point with irony to the Chevy Blazer. General Motors is now remaking the iconic American SUV after a lengthy hiatus — but building parts of it...
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Gail Hayes, 67, a retired child care provider from Burnsville, Minn., discusses the state of the political campaign on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Burnsville, a Minneapolis suburb in Dakota County, a once traditionally Republican area that has become swing territory in recent elections. The Democrat, who voted for Joe Biden on Super Tuesday, wore her political sentiments on her lapel, with a button that read, "No Kavanaugh, No Roberts, No Thomas," referring to the conservative Supreme Court justices. (AP Photo/Steve Karnowski)
Associated Press
March 07, 2020 - 9:05 pm
BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Nearly two years after suburbanites helped drive a Democratic surge, there are clear signs these voters are engaged and primed to vote Democratic again. Turnout in the Democratic presidential primary has been strong across suburban counties, from northern Virginia to...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., waves to supporters after speaking at a campaign rally in Chicago's Grant Park Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Associated Press
March 07, 2020 - 8:26 pm
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The Democratic presidential primary is down to two major candidates, and it shows. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are spending their first weekend as their party's last top White House contenders increasingly taking aim at one another. Each...
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US President Donald J. Trump departs the White House after signing the 8.3 billion US dollar coronavirus supplemental funding bill in the Diplomatic Room in Washington, DC, USA, 06 March, 2020. (© Sipa USA)
Associated Press
March 07, 2020 - 8:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Donald Trump show has a consistent script. Same villains. Same nicknames. Same grievances. Same hero: himself. At raucous rallies held mostly in states that are friendly to him, the president tells audiences that he could be presidential, even Lincolnesque, if he wanted to...
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Detroit City Council meeting erupts into chaos on March 6, 2020. (Photo: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)
WWJ News
March 06, 2020 - 1:24 pm
Discord and disorder Friday at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center.
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WWJ News
March 05, 2020 - 7:58 pm
He's holding rallies ahead of Tuesday's primary election in Michigan.
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State Sen. Peter J. Lucido speaks from the Senate floor. (photo: Senate PhotoWire)
WWJ News
March 05, 2020 - 4:14 pm
"We take accusations of inappropriate behavior in the workplace very seriously," Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey said.
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In this March 3, 2020 photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a primary election night rally, at Eastern Market in Detroit. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Associated Press
March 05, 2020 - 11:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren, who electrified progressives with her “plan for everything” and strong message of economic populism, dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Thursday, according to a person familiar with her plans. The exit came days after the onetime front-runner...
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