The union hall for UAW Local 400 in Sterling Heights, Mich. was packed with supporters to watch the Obama campaign's 17-minute re-election movie, The Road We've Traveled, which debuted Thursday night at more than 300 campaign-organized watch parties across the country.
The Cornell Report is a roadmap to how the Keystone XL pipeline will pose an unprecedented threat to America's rivers, aquifers and agricultural and drinking water sources.
Former Governor of Michigan Jennifer M. Granholm looks at the take-our-country-back clarion call a little differently. She believes that what these politicians want to do is take the country back -- back in time.
During the past 26 months, Detroit City Council has been more fiscally conservative than the Bing administration, when it comes to managing the City of Detroit's finances. We are reformers who have restored order and unity.
A vote by the Michigan Senate to ban payroll deductions of union dues on Wednesday sparked accusations by labor groups that the Republican-controlled senate is retaliating against teachers.
We believe it is time to put the power back in the hands of the people, the very same people who, nearly four years ago, approved medical marijuana.
This might be the first example of how social media can help get a recalcitrant husband to end the marital legal war and present his wife with a get, but it likely will not be the last.
Hey, if you were in the race, wouldn't you rather be in Romney's shoes -- wouldn't you feel more viable -- rather than being in the shoes of Santorum, Newt Gingrich or Ron Paul?
Even before Giffords resigned from Congress earlier this year, there was plenty of speculation about whether Kelly would run for her seat. "It's not my time either," he tells me. "I got my arm twisted a bunch." Will it ever be his time? "I don't know," he says. "You never know."
The national political fight over the Keystone XL pipeline is a long ways off for people of this central Michigan community. But in some ways, it's as close as the icy rapids of the Kalamazoo River, a natural treasure that 20 months later still remains off limits along a 40-mile stretch.
We didn't fight for our rights, as Americans or as working people, only to surrender them to a governor who is cavalierly defying the will of the people. And we will not rest until full democracy is restored to the people of Michigan.
It is, indeed, ironic that the GOP presidential candidates now flailing about in Michigan have in front of their eyes a Republican blueprint for responsible, effective governance.
Medicaid is vital -- it provides hundreds of millions of children who are poor or have disabilities with comprehensive health coverage enabling them to become productive, taxpaying members of society.
In Michigan's largest city, 67 percent of children live in poverty. How can they not? Unemployment in Detroit is thought to be close to 50 percent by the city's mayor.
While Democrats will decry Santorum's views on social issues, and the Republican base will rally behind him, most truly independent voters may largely ignore his extreme conservatism on social issues, simply because they don't really care about the wedge issues.
For those who love to ski -- as well as those who love to just sit on the couch staring out the window with a cup of cocoa in hand.