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Jase Bolger

Republican Road Funding Plan Deals Another Blow to Democracy

Dale Hansen | Posted 12.16.2014 | Detroit
Dale Hansen

For more than a decade now, the Michigan Legislature has failed to properly fund the Department of Transportation, which has resulted in a steady decline in the quality of Michigan's roads.

Three Lies and the Ugly Truth About GOP Health Care Obstruction

Michael Sargeant | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics
Michael Sargeant

According to a recent George Mason University study, the average Republican statement analyzed by nonpartisan fact-checkers is three times more likely to be declared false than true.

WATCH: Feisty Official Makes Hitler Dig At Fellow Republican

Posted 05.03.2013 | Detroit

After more than two decades in office, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson isn't afraid to ruffle feathers with an inflammatory comment or tw...

Why Republicans Are Facing A Grim Reality

New York Magazine | Jonathan Chait | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

Can a party rule by capturing most of the country but less than half of the people? We might be about to find out....

Amanda Terkel

Vote-Rigging Plan Gains Support In Michigan

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of Michigan's top Republican lawmakers is interested in a proposal to change the way the state allocates its electoral college votes...

Governor: 'Right-To-Work' Legislation Now 'On The Agenda'

Posted 12.05.2012 | Detroit

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has stated "right-to-work" legislation is now "on the agenda," a surprising change of course for a politician who has in...

Text Messages Implicate Speaker And State Rep In Election Fraud

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.19.2012 | Detroit

While a fiery prosecutor's report condemns their actions and Democrats call for their resignations, it appears that, for the moment, Michigan House Sp...

Our Daughters, Moms, and Sisters: Republican Attacks on Women's Choice Should Also Mobilize Men

Hans Johnson | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Hans Johnson

Men should join in rejecting the attack on reproductive health and insisting on candidates who know the issues around access to contraceptives and abortion and promise to advocate and advance coverage, affordable care, and fairness.

Laura Bassett

Michigan Abortion Bill Draws Hundreds Of Protesters

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

Hundreds of protesters descended on Michigan's Capitol in Lansing on Tuesday to fight sweeping anti-abortion legislation that opponents say would impo...

Jason Linkins

In Michigan, A Successful Recall Breeds Unintended Consequences

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

If you're a Democrat, you're probably looking over last night's election results with an optimistic eye. When the polls had closed, there were a handf...