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  • Justin Amash's unconventional victory speech

    Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., fended off his primary opponent, Brian Ellis, by 14 percentage points Tuesday night. Everything was going swimmingly -- until the incumbent made his victory speech.

  • Toyota pledges $1M toward Detroit bankruptcy deal

    DETROIT (AP) — Toyota has pledged $1 million toward the Detroit Institute of Arts' goal to raise $100 million to prevent the sale of art in Detroit's bankruptcy and help city pensioners. The announcement was made Wednesday by the museum and Toyota Motor North America. Simon Nagata, president...

  • Chamber of Commerce sees mixed results in Michigan

    In an election cycle characterized as the revenge of the Establishment, the Establishment is seeing mixed results, at least based on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's track record so far. Tuesday's primaries in Michigan were the latest example. In Michigan’s two most interesting primaries, the...

  • Justin Amash's Iron Dome vote: Relevant?

    Rep. Justin Amash headed home for his primary today against a well-funded challenger with one last controversial vote.

  • VIDEO: A look at top GOP primaries happening Tuesday

    A look at the top GOP primaries happening across the country this week.

  • Michigan to auction tax-foreclosed properties

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — More than 500 property tax-foreclosed parcels across Michigan will be featured in a two-day state auction. The state says the auctions will start at 10 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Registration for bidders begins at 9 a.m. each day. About 300 parcels in Dickinson, Iosco,...

  • Michigan inmates may get costly hepatitis C drug

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A new hepatitis C treatment that costs $1,000 pill is expected to be available to Michigan inmates. The Detroit News reports ( ) the Michigan Department of Corrections 2015 budget, which takes effect Oct. 1, includes $4.4 million for the drug, which...

  • Michigan Democratic Senate candidate backed company that outsourced

    Rep. Gary Peters' role in securing an earmark and a tax credit for a now-bankrupt solar panel company could become a point of contention in Michigan's hard-fought Senate race.

  • Canada, Michigan name authority for border bridge

    DETROIT (AP) — Michigan and Canada have appointed members of an authority to oversee construction of a $2 billion public bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario. Michigan's designees are Michael Hayes, Birgit Klohs and Matt Rizik. Hayes leads the Midland Center for the Arts. Klohs heads...

  • State environmental chief touring Upper Peninsula

    MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is opening a new Upper Peninsula district office in Marquette. DEQ Director Dan Wyant will attend a ceremony Friday at the office with the city's mayor. It's part of Wyant's three-day tour of the U.P. starting Wednesday....

  • The surprising reason a House Republican rejected a Chamber of Commerce award

    It's not every day that a House Republican charges that the powerful U.S. Chamber of Commerce is "in the pocket of Communist China."

  • Justin Amash's support for free enterprise earns enmity of Big Business

    The Michigan Republican runs afoul of the Chamber of Commerce for opposing the Export-Import Bank and budget agreements that he thought were profligate.

  • Chamber endorses Rep. Justin Amash's primary challenger

    Rep. Justin Amash appears to be leading his primary by double digits, but that didn't keep the U.S. Chamber of Commerce from endorsing his challenger.

  • Here are some of the lobbyists and business PACs trying to drive Justin Amash out of Congress

    Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., is probably the most libertarian member of the U.S. House, which means he's made some enemies on K Street. They are funding his primary opponent, Brian Ellis.

  • First signs of a Detroit recovery?

    On Monday, Detroit is expected to release the results of a vote by the state's retirees on an accepting a "grand bargain" bailout package from Michigan.

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