Optimism grows that Michigan voters will decide pot, redistricting question…

Backers of ballot initiatives to decriminalize recreational use of marijuana and redraw Michigan’s legislative districts are in an enviable spot among nearly a dozen such proposals circulating in Michigan: The state soon could approve putting those issues before voters in November. Their supporters are optimistic that will happen. Optimism grows that Michigan voters will decide…

Opinion | We already know the citizenship question will hurt the census. Al…

Common sense tells you that adding a question to the 2020 Census asking about citizenship status will depress response rates from an immigrant community already traumatized by President Trump’s incendiary rhetoric and deportation machinery. But common sense was not enough for the Trump administration. Certainly, it was not enough for Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, whose…

DNC Sues Trump Campaign, WikiLeaks, Russia Over Election Interference

The Democratic National Committee filed a lawsuit Friday against the Russian government, the Trump campaign, and WikiLeaks, “alleging a far-reaching conspiracy to disrupt the 2016 campaign and tilt the election to Donald Trump,” according to The Washington Post. The multimillion-dollar suit claims that the president’s campaign officials “conspired with the Russian government and its military…

The Democrats’ War Chest to Take Back the House Just Got Even Bigger

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced Thursday that it had raised $14.3 million in March—$3.8 million of which came from online contributions, with an average online gift of $17. The DCCC’s record March total outpaced its congressional competitor, the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), which raised $10.5 million in the same month. By comparison, in…