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WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated at being left out of an immigration overhaul, gay rights groups are pushing to adjust a bipartisan Senate bill to include gay couples. But Democrats are treading carefully, wary of adding another divisive issue that...
Long-time Michigan Senator Carl Levin is not going to run for re-election. That decision raised the name of a local congressman as a possible replacement. But Southwest Michigan Congressman Fred Upton is not sounding like he will run for statewide...
Tags: Politics, Elections, U.S. Senate
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after generations of limits on their service, defense officials said Wednesday....
WASHINGTON (AP) — One war is done, another is winding down and the calls to cut the deficit are deafening. The military, a beneficiary of robust budgets for more than a decade, is coming to grips with a new reality — fewer dollars. The...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Carl Levin says the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority is getting $2.1 million in federal aid toward the costs of using new hybrid-electric buses. The Michigan Democrat said Thursday that the grant comes from the...
Twenty fire departments in Michigan have $1.6 million in federal grants coming their way. The cash comes through the Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. It'll be used to help needs in the areas of equipment,...
FLAT ROCK, Mich. (AP) — U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin say $203,000 in federal grants will be heading to five fire departments in Michigan. The beneficiaries are departments in Flat Rock, Alpena Township, Saginaw County's Buena Vista...
Of course the president deserves some of the blame. Yes, it's extremely unlikely he ordered the IRS to discriminate against tea party, pro-life or Jewish groups opposed to his agenda (though why anyone should take his word for it is beyond me). And...
Tags: George W. Bush, Taxation, Civil Rights, Politics, Barack Obama
PRESSURE COOKER-AIRPORT ARREST Nephew: Man mistakenly jailed for pressure cooker DETROIT (AP) — The nephew of a Saudi man arrested at Detroit Metropolitan Airport says the case is a misunderstanding, and that the pressure cooker his uncle was...
BRIGHTON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan congressman says his decision on running for U.S. Senate has been delayed by his duties responding to the Boston Marathon bombings and challenges in Syria and North Korea. Republican Rep. Mike Rogers of Brighton...
Tags: FBI, Boston Marathon Bombing (2013), Politics, Elections, Sports
WASHINGTON — Sen. Dianne Feinstein made headlines recently by demanding a forceful U.S. response to Syria's use of chemical weapons against its population. Less noticed was that the California Democrat wasn't urging deeper military involvement...
The following guest commentary was written by Carl Levin, the senior U.S. senator from Michigan and the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Recently I had the privilege of speaking to the National Research Summit on Reserve Component...
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