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Biden And Trump Win Michigan Presidential Primaries

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Jon King, Michigan Advance President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump each won their respective primaries Tuesday in Michigan. The Associated Press made the call about an hour after polls in most counties closed at 8 p.m., with just over 10% of the votes tabulated. Four western Upper Peninsula …

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Biden Faces Challenge In Michigan Primary: Uncommitted

Andrew Roth, Michigan Advance While President Joe Biden faces a primary from U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips (D-Minn.), his biggest challenger may be no one if pro-Palestinian organizers have their way. Speaking in front of banners that read “ABANDON BIDEN,” activists told a crowd of about 50 people gathered at the …

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Biden Celebrates UAW Endorsement In Michigan

President Joe Biden is greeted by Governor of Michigan Gretchen Whitmer

Anna Liz Nichols, Michigan Advance President Joe Biden returned Thursday to Michigan to join members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union, which last week put its support behind his reelection campaign. Biden was joined by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Ann Arbor), U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Lansing), …

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Gov. Whitmer Signs Michigan Gun Ban For Domestic Abusers

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Anna Liz Nichols, Michigan Advance Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation aimed to keep guns out of abusers’ hands in Kalamazoo, 24 years after the tragic death of Maggie Wardle, 19, at the hands of an ex-boyfriend. “I could jump for joy,” Maggie’s mother, Martha Omilian, told the Advance after Whitmer …

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Michigan Fake Electors Arraigned In Lansing Court Thursday

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Anna Liz Nichols, Michigan Advance Several individuals charged by Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel with multiple felonies for submitting false electoral counts in 2020 in support of then-President Donald Trump appeared in a Lansing court Thursday. A total of 16 individuals were each charged in July with eight election fraud-related …

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Child Marriage Is Now Banned In Michigan

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Anna Liz Nichols, Michigan Advance Michigan is the 10th state to ban what advocates for ending child marriage call “a human rights abuse” after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation Tuesday to raise the minimum age for marriage to 18 years old. The ban is “long overdue,” Whitmer said in a …

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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Repeals 1931 Abortion Ban

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Barbara Rodriguez Originally published by The 19th Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday signed into law a bill that repeals a 1931 abortion ban, cementing access in the state and fulfilling a promise she made during her reelection campaign. Whitmer signed the legislation surrounded by Michigan doctors, lawmakers and abortion …

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Michigan House Repeals State’s 1931 Abortion Ban

Protestors march in support of abortion rights in Michigan

Ken Coleman, Michigan Advance In bipartisan fashion, the Michigan House approved bills on Thursday that would nullify Michigan’s 1931 abortion ban. The vote was 58-50 on the two bills, with state Reps. Thomas Kuhn (R-Troy) and Donni Steele (R-Orion Twp.) crossing over to join Democrats to vote for the legislation. …

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