Five head-scratching election results

November 16, 2020 7:01 am

The 2020 results were strange, quite apart from the fraud claims

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Was the Green party’s ballot exclusion significant?

November 8, 2020 3:27 pm

If Stein’s 2016 vote totals were subtracted from Biden’s in 2020, his current leads in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania would evaporate

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The best outcome imaginable

November 4, 2020 2:16 pm

Joe Biden will be a hamstrung and moderated president


Donald Trump is preparing to strike his greatest deal yet

November 4, 2020 1:14 pm

The race is much tighter than expected

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Has Ben Sasse won it for Joe Biden?

November 4, 2020 7:43 am

American politics is full of irony as a result of the separation of powers


Trump will sweep the remaining battleground states

November 4, 2020 1:41 am

Trump holds leads in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Wisconsin


Dearborn beloved

September 29, 2020 11:02 am

A pilgrimage to a people’s pantry

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Gretchen Whitmer’s white fragility

July 22, 2020 6:43 pm

The Michigan governor is mandating implicit bias training for healthcare workers during a pandemic. Why?

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Trump’s 2020 appeal for the black vote

June 9, 2020 6:37 pm

Common sense would indicate Trump likely won’t be reelected in 2020, but common sense doesn’t cast votes. People do

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Liberate…Michael Cohen?

April 17, 2020 4:52 pm

He’s siding with the rebels who are painting the economic shutdown as a plot not just against America but preeminently Trump himself

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Nation’s sick game of elder abuse intensifies

March 10, 2020 11:46 pm

Democrats have enlisted a total head-case to face Trump

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Biden is the comeback kid — but is he ready for Trump?

March 10, 2020 10:30 pm

His bizarre behavior was on full display at an auto factory Tuesday

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Bernie Sanders’s last stand in Michigan

March 10, 2020 9:50 am

Bernie has some experience shocking the political world with upset political wins


In praise of the Midwestern steakhouse

February 26, 2020 4:44 pm

Frozen in culinary time


Why Trump will win again in 2020

January 2, 2020 3:44 am

There is a growing wrath in the country, either ignored, suppressed or undetected by the partisan media


Detroit’s comeback is a myth

December 3, 2019 9:50 am

The economy booms, the construction cranes jam the skylines while the homeless set up camp on the sidewalks and bathe in the public fountains

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The rise of the Purple Dog Republican

March 5, 2019 4:48 pm

The Democrats still can’t bring themselves to reclaim their blue-collar base from Trump

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The green wave: How marijuana is helping Democrats win the Midwest

November 18, 2018 12:19 pm

Odds are good that the 2020 Democratic nominee will be an unabashed marijuana legalization supporter

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How Trump wins the Rust Belt again in 2020

November 9, 2018 3:56 pm

It’s time to ditch the Paul Ryan legislative agenda and play nice with Nancy

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In Michigan, Elissa Slotkin aims squarely for the middle

November 6, 2018 1:02 pm

She is testing the theory of appealing to the mythical moderate suburban Republican