| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Detroit emerged Friday from the nation’s largest municipal bankruptcy with a life line as it seeks to recover from an ocean of debt and mismanagement that threatened to drown the onetime symbol of U.S. industrial might.
The court approval of the...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Detroit won U.S. Bankruptcy Court approval on Friday for a road map to end its fiscal free fall and revitalize a city sinking under a huge debt load and dysfunctional government.
Judge Steven Rhodes confirmed the city's plan to shed about $7 billion of...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Republican governors triumphed in key races on Tuesday in the political heavyweight states of Florida, Michigan and Wisconsin, joining the partisan tide that gave Republicans control of the U.S. Senate.
In races shaped by voters' worries about the...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Whatever the precise size of the incoming wave — and we'll leave it to forecasters and surfers to fight over that — most models are predicting a Republican takeover of the Senate, as well as gains in the House, following Tuesday's midterm...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:58 PM
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday warned opponent Bruce Rauner would gut education and other social services, while the Republican challenger charged that Quinn is in a group of Chicago machine politicians who have led the state “down a bad...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Detroit’s current and retired city employees have overwhelmingly voted to support a path out of bankruptcy that will include cuts to their pensions, the city said.
After a two month campaign both for and against the city’s bankruptcy plan,...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
It's crunch time for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.
On Tuesday, Detroit enters what could be the final leg in its lengthy and strained journey through bankruptcy.
At the end of the hearings, which are expected to last about six...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Reports out of Cheyenne say that Wyoming is finally talking to federal officials about expanding Medicaid.
That would make Wyoming the 12th state with a Republican governor to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, leaving 16 with GOP...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Almost 200,000 businesses and homes remained without power in southeastern Michigan and Detroit on Sunday evening, two days after windstorms wreaked havoc in the area.
A spokeswoman with DTE Energy, the area's power provider, said 375,000 of the...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:57 PM
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Gov. Chris Christie arrived at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday at one of the most difficult moments of his political career: The investigations into his administration's mammoth traffic jam continue,...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is recommending that the state Legislature approve up to $350 million to help fund pensions in Detroit, though he repeatedly emphasized that the funds would come with some strings attached, including that labor unions would...