Michigan

Liberals Should Be Happy About the Supreme Court's Affirmative Action Decision
April 22, 2014

It's entirely in keeping with the judicial restraint we've been urging right-wing justices to observe. And it could have been much worse.

A Reagan-Appointed Judge Weighed in for Same-Sex Marriage in Michigan
March 23, 2014

The Supreme Court can already hear the legal drumbeat on same-sex marriage.

Here Come the Green Conservatives (Shhh!)
December 18, 2013

A group of Michigan Republicans is pushing the state toward reliance on renewable energy sources, and away from coal.

What Obamacare Will Cost You: Now We Know
September 25, 2013

President Obama, President Clinton, and Senator Ted Cruz all spent a lot of time talking about Obamacare on Tuesday.

The Republicans Who Are Learning to Embrace Obamacare
September 17, 2013

Most of the Obamacare press coverage on Monday was about a pair of polls—one from the Pew Center for the People and the Press, the other from NBC News and the Wall Street Journal.

In Michigan, a Defeat for the Tea Party—and Victory for Common Sense
August 28, 2013

Obamacare took a big step forward on Tuesday night, when the Michigan Senate approved an expansion of the state’s Medicaid program. The state House is likely to back the same measure, as early as next week.

Three Charts That Show Obama Isn't to Blame for Detroit's Bankruptcy
July 24, 2013

President Obama has spent a lot of time talking about his rescue of the auto industry.

Detroit's Least Bad Option
How emergency management could help the ailing city
March 14, 2013

It's hard not to feel like a failure. Detroit, my home since 2007, will soon be taken over by an emergency financial manager, hand picked by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder.

The Man Who Could Have Saved Organized Labor
January 01, 2013

The American labor movement is in dire straits. Could a little-known, recently-departed dissident named Jerry Tucker have saved it?

The 2010 Midterms Are Coming Back to Haunt Blue Michigan
December 17, 2012

Why is this blue state enacting such conservative legislation?

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