Stories tagged: "Michigan"


Minority communities question election-year push by EPA
Communities of Color Aren’t Buying the EPA’s Change of Tune

"Is this a joke? It would take billions of dollars to fix what is wrong with our environment here."

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event on manufacturing American products at UAW Region 1 headquarters in Warren, Mich., Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Biden Goes to Michigan, Reminds Voters of Trump’s Broken Promises

In 2016, Trump promised to protect manufacturing plant in Warren, Michigan. It closed in 2019.

Signs at Detroit’s Frederick Douglass Academy encouraged social distancing.
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How Michigan’s Tuesday Primary Election Crushed Turnout Records

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson called the August primary "momentous." Here's why she said it served as a preview for the Presidential election in November.

President Donald Trump exits Air Force One as he arrives at Tulsa International Airport on Saturday, June 20, 2020, in Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump in Michigan: What He Said — And What He Didn’t Say

Trump landed in a cloud of political controversies when he came to Ypsilanti to speak at a Ford plant making ventilators.

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Want to Know How Bad Michiganders Are Hurting Without Federal Help? Just Read Dennis Williams’ Story.

Coronavirus has almost completely knocked out this Michigan entrepreneur’s business. A second round of the government’s Paycheck Protection Program could finally offer some relief.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks to the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
McConnell’s Refusal to Help States and Cities Could Plunge U.S. Into Depression, Experts Say

Pleas for help have gone largely unanswered thus far, even though a lack of action could lead to steep cuts in state and local services such as education, housing, and health programs

Congressional Black Caucus PAC Chairman, Rep. Gregory Meeks
Congressional Black Caucus Endorses Joe Biden for President

America’s Black politicians want Trump out of office, calling Biden a “healer not divider.”