Politics

Mike Shirkey
Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (Photo: Roberta Jasina/WWJ)
WWJ News
April 17, 2020 - 11:55 am
"I'm so sad that has to be the rhetoric that we talk about instead of giving people some hope and a clear direction," Mike Shirkey said.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a video conference at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Thursday, April 16, 2020. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Associated Press
April 16, 2020 - 1:58 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday postponed next month's Victory Day celebrations marking the 75th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, citing the worsening coronavirus pandemic for putting off the lavish festivities that have dominated the Kremlin's...
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Stay home protest
(Photo: Charlie Langton/WWJ)
WWJ News
April 15, 2020 - 4:31 pm
Video shows people rallying in their vehicles, but also on sidewalks and lawns.
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FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2017 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden, left, watches President Barack Obama, center, at Conmy Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Associated Press
April 15, 2020 - 9:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama endorsed Joe Biden on Tuesday, giving the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee a boost from the party’s biggest fundraiser and one of its most popular figures. “Joe has the character and the experience to guide us through one of our darkest...
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Photo credit (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
RADIO.COM Staff
April 15, 2020 - 9:09 am
Senator Elizabeth Warren endorsed Joe Biden for president on Wednesday. Warren made the official endorsement in a Twitter post Wednesday morning.
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A man leans out the window on Mulberry Street in New York's Little Italy and bangs together pot lids to show his support for those in the front lines fighting against the coronavirus pandemic, Monday, April 13, 2020. Citywide people open their windows each evening at 7 p.m. to make noise to support the doctors, nurses, hospital staff, EMT's and front-line workers who are risking their lives every day. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Associated Press
April 14, 2020 - 9:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The official death toll from the coronavirus soared in New York City on Tuesday after health authorities began including people who probably had COVID-19, but died without ever being tested. Officials reported 3,778 “probable” deaths, where doctors were certain enough of the cause...
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Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, and former Vice President Joe Biden, shake hands on stage Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, before the start of a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News, Apple News, and WMUR-TV at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Associated Press
April 14, 2020 - 12:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders endorsed Joe Biden's presidential campaign on Monday, encouraging his progressive supporters to rally behind the presumptive Democratic nominee in an urgent bid to defeat President Donald Trump. “I am asking all Americans, I’m asking every Democrat, I’m asking every...
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Whitmer
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (Photo: State of Michigan)
WWJ News
April 13, 2020 - 5:01 pm
"There's nobody who would rather push a button and and return to life as normal," the governor said.
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Biden
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Associated Press
April 10, 2020 - 11:46 am
Biden could go beyond Washington to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan — one of the three Great Lakes states that delivered Trump his Electoral College majority in 2016.
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Members of the media wait in line to receive a test for COVID-19 by the White House Medical Unit before attending a news conference with President Donald Trump in the press briefing room at the White House, Thursday, April 9, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Associated Press
April 09, 2020 - 6:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House tested journalists for COVID-19 before Thursday’s press briefing, marking the latest effort by the White House and the White House Correspondents’ Association to keep the new coronavirus off the campus. The testing followed a report that a member of the White House...
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