In Michigan, Obama Assails Republican Economic Policies As ‘Mean’

In Michigan, Obama Assails Republican Economic Policies As ‘Mean’

By Christi Parsons and Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Republicans are "not necessarily cold-hearted" in their economic poli ...

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Obama Pushes ‘Raise’ For America During Speech On Minimum Wage

Obama Pushes ‘Raise’ For America During Speech On Minimum Wage

By Zlati Meyer, Detroit Free Press ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- President Barack Obama urged support of his plan to raise the national minimum wage to help Americans out of poverty in a sp ...

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U.S. Recognizes Michigan Same-Sex Marriages, Holder Says

U.S. Recognizes Michigan Same-Sex Marriages, Holder Says

By Todd Spangler and Kathleen Gray, Detroit Free Press WASHINGTON -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday that the federal government will recognize the marriages of some ...

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Michigan Governor Says Gay Marriages Are Legal, But Won’t Be Recognized

Michigan Governor Says Gay Marriages Are Legal, But Won’t Be Recognized

By Kathleen Gray, Paul Egan and Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press LANSING, Michigan — It was the ultimate split decision when Governor Rick Snyder said Wednesday that the nearly 30 ...

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Michigan Governor Says Gay Marriages Are Legal, But Won’t Be Recognized

Michigan Governor Says Gay Marriages Are Legal, But Won’t Be Recognized

By Kathleen Gray, Paul Egan and Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press  LANSING, Mich. — It was the ultimate split decision when Gov. Rick Snyder said Wednesday that the nearly 300 same ...

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Judge Dismisses State’s First Witness In Gay Marriage Trial

Judge Dismisses State’s First Witness In Gay Marriage Trial

By Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press DETROIT -- In a bombshell development, a federal judge just threw out the state's first witness in Michigan's gay marriage trial on Monday, con ...

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Testimony Begins In Trial On Michigan’s Gay-Marriage Ban

Testimony Begins In Trial On Michigan’s Gay-Marriage Ban

By Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press DETROIT -- The fate of Michigan's gay-marriage ban is officially in the hands of a federal judge, who on Tuesday heard opening statements in a ...

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John Dingell, Longest Serving U.S. Representative, To Retire

John Dingell, Longest Serving U.S. Representative, To Retire

By Todd Spangler, Stephen Henderson and Kathleen Gray, Detroit Free Press WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. John Dingell, a Michigan Democrat who replaced his father in the House some 58 ye ...

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U.S. Police Catch Murderer Who Fled Jail, Kidnapped Woman

U.S. Police Catch Murderer Who Fled Jail, Kidnapped Woman

Chicago (AFP) - A convicted murderer who escaped from prison, then kidnapped a woman whom he held hostage in her car for hours, has been recaptured, authorities in Michigan said. ...

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Prominent Republican Finally Calls On Anti-Gay RNC Official To Resign, Ignores Own Family’s Intolerance

Prominent Republican Finally Calls On Anti-Gay RNC Official To Resign, Ignores Own Family’s Intolerance

Republican National Committee member Dave Agema has never bothered to hide his anti-gay views. But he reserves his most despicable commentary for his Facebook friends. Earlier thi ...

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