POLITICS

2022 Hour Detroiters: Dearborn Mayor Abdullah Hammoud is a Groundbreaker

The 31-year-old — who is part of our annual list of people who are making Motown a better place — is elected the first Muslim and Arab mayor of the metro Detroit city

2022 Hour Detroiters: Mayor Mike Duggan Has a Grip on the Motor City

The Detroit mayor is among the 13 locals to make our annual list of people who are making Motown a better place
Chris Meagher

Livonia’s Chris Meagher on Life as White House Deputy Press Secretary

The Detroit Catholic Central and Michigan State University alum talks with us from the lawn of the White House
Frank Murphy

Book Review: ‘Justice and Faith: The Frank Murphy Story’ by Greg Zipes

A thorough recounting of Michigan legal giant Frank Murphy’s life is packed with great detail but lacks a compelling narrative
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Top Election-law Conservative Brad A. Smith on Campaign Spending Limits

The Downriver native is the former chair of the Federal Election Commission

Inside the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Unit That’s Exonerated 30 Innocent Convicts In 3 Years

Is Detroit law enforcement especially troubled or is the county just being more honest about miscarriages of justice than other counties across the country?
9/11 Tribute in Light

Michigan Leaders Recall What They Felt on 9/11

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell, Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II, and more reflect as the 20th anniversary of the tragic day arrives
detroit mayoral race

Your Primer on 5 Local Mayoral Races

Voters winnow down fields for mayor in several cities in the Aug. 3 primary. The marquee race is a test of Mike Duggan’s longevity.

Dallas’ First Female Police Chief, Reneé Hall, on Maybe Succeeding Chief Craig

The ex-Detroit cop also talks about late Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon and Black Lives Matter protests
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How the Prolonged Border Closure is Affecting Michiganders & Canadians

The unprecedented shutdown has left folks on both sides frustrated, angry, and confused
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Local LGBTQ Elected Officials Talk Nondiscrimination Laws, Visibility, & More

More than a dozen metro Detroit leaders joined our historic virtual summit. They had a lot to celebrate.

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