By Sean Higgins | 12/04/13 04:09 PM
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, said she was opposed to Detroit selling off its renowned museum art collection, which is valued at $1 billion to $2 billion, to help pay down the bankrupt city's estimated $18 billion in debt. She said the collection should be...
By Paul Bedard | 12/04/13 09:33 AM
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul this week is traveling to Detroit, the nation's economic disaster zone, to lay out a sweeping proposal to revive the Motor City while also extending his recent outreach to blacks by opening a GOP African-American engagement office.
By Sean Higgins | 12/03/13 12:44 PM
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Steven Rhodes ruled Tuesday that Detroit was eligible for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection, a decision that comes after four months of legal fighting between the state of Michigan and the unions representing city employees. "The court finds that Detroit was and is...
By Ed White | 12/03/13 09:09 AM
DETROIT — A judge was expected to announce Tuesday whether Detroit can come up with a plan to get rid of $18 billion in debt in the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, a case that ultimately could crack a shield protecting public pensions and also put the city's extraordinary art...
By Associated Press | 11/24/13 11:06 AM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — About three dozen health departments and other local agencies that usually receive state funding to monitor their beach waters for bacterial contamination won't get any money next year because the lion's share will go to one county. A budget bill approved by the...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/22/13 01:46 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will open an African American Engagement Office in Detroit, Mich., as part of a Republican effort to improve their efforts to reach out to the traditionally-Democratic voters. The office is the first-of-its-kind for the Republicans. "Every community in the United States...
By Rebecca Berg | 11/18/13 12:59 PM
The National Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee will host a fundraiser Wednesday for Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-La., who is challenging Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu in one of the most hotly contested races of the upcoming midterm elections.
By Washington Examiner staff reports | 11/15/13 06:51 AM
Senate Republicans are signaling that they believe they can pick up an open Senate seat in Michigan next year despite the state's traditional Democratic bent.
By Michael Barone | 11/12/13 05:58 PM
Looking over last week's referendum votes in the states, I believe I see a common thread in most -- not quite all, but most -- of the results. It's similar to what I describe in a Washington Examiner column last June, in which I saw libertarian trends on marijuana, gay rights and gun rights.
By Associated Press | 11/11/13 10:08 AM
CENTRAL LAKE, Mich. — This year's Michigan apple crop is expected to be 10 times as plentiful as last year's puny output.
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