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Michigan Democrat Debbie Stabenow’s retirement sets up fierce 2024 Senate contest
The vacancy will make Michigan’s Senate seat one of the most competitive in the nation, as Republicans vie for more control

Lauren Gambino

05, Jan, 2023 @6:55 PM

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Leader of plot to kidnap Michigan governor sentenced to 16 years
Adam Fox was found guilty of conspiring to abduct Gretchen Whitmer and blow a bridge to enable an escape

Victoria Bekiempis and agencies

27, Dec, 2022 @5:52 PM

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More than 50% of trans and non-binary youth in US considered suicide this year, survey says
The alarmingly high rates of depression, anxiety and suicide attempts are spread across liberal and conservative regions

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

17, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Judge dismisses Flint water crisis criminal charges against ex-governor
Rick Snyder, a Michigan Republican who left office in 2019, was charged with two misdemeanor counts of misconduct

Guardian staff and agencies

09, Dec, 2022 @7:04 PM

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Why the Democrats’ biggest wins of the midterms weren’t in Washington DC
Breaking Republican strangleholds over state capitols gives Democrats an advantage in the fight for voting, abortion and LGBTQ+ rights

Sam Levine in New York

18, Nov, 2022 @5:46 PM

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How Michigan Democrats took control for the first time in decades
Republicans were expected to maintain their iron grip on state legislature – but Democrats took control of the vital swing state’s senate and house

Tom Perkins in Detroit

17, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The key candidates who threaten democracy in the 2022 US midterms
In several states, Republican candidates who dispute the 2020 election results are running for positions that would give them control over elections

Sam Levine in New York and Rachel Leingang in Arizona

15, Nov, 2022 @2:45 PM

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Biden narrowly avoided a political rebuke. The next two years could be a governing gridlock
A Republican House could still upend the trajectory of the presidency, with a decision on seeking re-election looming

Lauren Gambino in Washington

09, Nov, 2022 @11:33 PM

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US midterm voters reject election deniers who support Trump’s false claim
Several avid participants in efforts to subvert the outcome of the 2020 presidential contest fell short in the midterm elections

Ed Pilkington in New York and Sam Levine in Detroit

09, Nov, 2022 @5:57 PM

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Democrat beats Trump-backed election denier in key Michigan race
Secretary of state Jocelyn Benson condemns ‘conspiracy theorists and election deniers’ after being re-elected over Kristina Karamo

Sam Levine in Detroit

09, Nov, 2022 @4:08 PM

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Wednesday briefing: Democrats hold on, but Republicans surge
In today’s newsletter: With full results on whether Democrats or Republicans will control the Senate and Congress yet to emerge, we check in with reporters in Florida, Michigan and elsewhere for the mood on the ground

Nimo Omer

09, Nov, 2022 @7:09 AM

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Voters hold political fate of US in their hands as they cast midterm ballots
Voters across the US described a range of urgent concerns, from reproductive rights to anxieties about the economy and crime

Victoria Bekiempis in New York, Adam Gabbatt in Pennsylvania, Chris McGreal in Ohio, and Poppy Noor and Sam Levine in Michigan

08, Nov, 2022 @7:19 PM

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