2015 session shows importance of transparency2015 session shows importance of transparencyDon't ignore actions at Capitol; instead, push legislators to open those closed doors
Hansen: Sandoval's tax plan may be unstoppableHansen: Sandoval's tax plan may be unstoppableAnnouncement that Armstrong will vote 'yes' on tax plan is a game-changer
Gov. Dayton calls latest budget negotiations disappointingGov. Dayton calls latest budget negotiations disappointingWhat started out as a hopeful day ended with Governor Mark Dayton calling Friday's negotiations a step backwards.
GOP isn't anti-education, despite claims from the leftGOP isn't anti-education, despite claims from the leftRepbulicans, Walker restored fiscal sanity
'Campus carry' bill passes Assembly for a second time'Campus carry' bill passes Assembly for a second timeLeading GOP lawmaker doesn't expect bill to get far in Senate, just like last time
Reality show jumps 19 sharksReality show jumps 19 sharksPresidential candidates should distance themselves from some reality TV stars
- STEPHEN HENDERSON
3 things that should have been discussed on Mackinac3 things that should have been discussed on MackinacThree discussion items that would have made the Mackinac Policy Conference even better.
Dayton gives on pre-k plan, but not budget deal with GOPDayton gives on pre-k plan, but not budget deal with GOPGov. Mark Dayton abandoned his priority plan for a new statewide pre-k program Friday
Party labels take center stage in runoffParty labels take center stage in runoff1st District hopefuls make political affiliation clear during run-up to Tuesday’s election
- BRIAN DICKERSON
GOP fights against higher pay despite the evidenceGOP fights against higher pay despite the evidenceEvidence contradicts Republican assertions that minimum-wage hikes kill jobs.
Rubio visit: No Yucca talk, but strong on GOP valuesRubio visit: No Yucca talk, but strong on GOP valuesPresidential hopeful speaks about his plans for foreign policy, lower taxes and jobs.
Reader still worked up over fireworksReader still worked up over fireworksReaders sound off on Michigan's fireworks rules, its Republican-led Legislature, its tax structure and more.
Rand Paul in Greenville: Debt nation’s worst problemRand Paul in Greenville: Debt nation’s worst problemThe Kentucky senator and GOP presidential candidate spoke with The Greenville News before heading back to Washington to continue his fight against the Patriot act Sunday.
Last week in poly ticksLast week in poly ticksAnd now, your weekly update from the world of poly ticks.
Readers fired up over GOP's attempt to kill prevailing wageReaders fired up over GOP's attempt to kill prevailing wageReaders debate the Republicans' effort to repeal Michigan's prevailing-wage laws.
GOP rejects stewardship freeze, approves DNR job cutsGOP rejects stewardship freeze, approves DNR job cutsThey accepted the proposal to eliminate dozens of DNR employees
Dayton gives on pre-k plan but still no budget dealDayton gives on pre-k plan but still no budget dealGov. Mark Dayton has abandoned his priority plan for a statewide pre-kindergarten program.
Comer conceded, Bevin official GOP candidateComer conceded, Bevin official GOP candidateComer conceded, Bevin official GOP candidate
2 opponents named to Medicaid expansion panel2 opponents named to Medicaid expansion panelGovernor, legislative leaders release picks for 9-member Medicaid expansion committee.
Thank you, Nebraska Republicans, you deserve a nodThank you, Nebraska Republicans, you deserve a nodThe death penalty has devolved into a ghoulish display of our medieval revenge lust
Conservatives killed The VentConservatives killed The VentDon Miller writes in response to The Vent's elimination
Official: Hastert paid hush money to hide sexual misconductOfficial: Hastert paid hush money to hide sexual misconductOfficial: Hastert paid hush money to hide sexual misconduct
Conservative Christians missed the boat on DuggarsConservative Christians missed the boat on DuggarsI don’t care how popular the Duggar family and their reality show “19 Kids & Counting” is.
RAMPELL: GOP giving climate change cold shoulderRAMPELL: GOP giving climate change cold shoulderHawkish Republicans undermining efforts to assess and confront risks
My Voice: America a ‘brainwashed’ nation on taxesMy Voice: America a ‘brainwashed’ nation on taxesNot only are the tax rates on the wealthy too low, but the GOP has created tax loopholes
- Letter to the Editor
GOP leaders: Straw Poll is a ‘tradition worth supporting’GOP leaders: Straw Poll is a ‘tradition worth supporting’The straw poll is a grassroots event beloved and revered by Republicans across the spectrum
S.E. Cupp: The cynical opposition to OTC birth controlS.E. Cupp: The cynical opposition to OTC birth controlThe left was for it, until it was against it.