DETROIT (AP) — A rookie Democratic congresswoman from Michigan whose call for President Donald Trump's impeachment helped push House leadership toward launching formal proceedings is being...
LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers are investigating the police shooting of an 18-year-old East Texas man whom police say raised and pointed a gun at officers.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Democratic congressional candidate in Michigan who blundered by telling thousands of supporters that she puts "party before country" will see her gaffe repeated in a weeklong TV ad backed by a Republican group that is hoping to tip the scales in the hotly contested race.
WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has campaigned for Republican candidates in suburban Detroit ahead of next week's election.
Pence spoke Monday afternoon at an event in Oakland County for U.S. Rep. Mike Bishop, who is facing a challenge from Democrat Elissa Slotkin, and Lena Epstein, who is running against Democrat Haley Stevens for an open congressional seat.
DETROIT (AP) — Just as Michigan helped propel Donald Trump to the White House, the state could play a role in tipping the balance of control in the U.S. House back in favor of the Democratic Party from a Republican majority.
Republican incumbents face strong challenges in two congressional races, while a third open House district appears to be up for grabs.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is endorsing Gretchen Whitmer for governor, Garlin Gilchrist for lieutenant governor and 19 other Michigan Democrats running for Congress or the Legislature.
The twenty-one candidates in the state are among 260 nationwide who won Obama's backing in his second wave of endorsements Monday.
DENVER (AP) — In an ominous sign for the GOP's bid to hold onto the House, the political group affiliated with Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday dropped its support of two incumbent congressmen, signaling how difficult November could be for the Republican majority.
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Republican Rep. Mike Bishop is running his first TV ad in his bid for a third term in Congress.
The 30-second spot launched Thursday emphasizes Bishop's Michigan roots and his work in the House to protect the Great Lakes, fight the opioid epidemic and protect children.
HOLLY, Mich. (AP) — Elissa Slotkin is up with her first TV ad in a competitive race in Michigan's 8th Congressional District.
Slotkin, who is running against second-term Republican Rep. Mike Bishop, launched a 30-second spot Tuesday. It touts her service as a CIA analyst in Iraq and her national security work during the administrations of Republican George W. Bush and Democrat Barack Obama.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A Libertarian candidate for U.S. Congress in suburban Detroit was arrested during a community race after protesting and refusing to leave the roadway.
The Detroit Free Press and WXYZ-TV report Brian Ellison was arrested Saturday during Royal Oak Police Department's Run with the Police. Ellison, running for the 8th District seat held by second-term Republican Rep. Mike Bishop, was protesting two recent fatal shootings by police.
An all-terrain vehicle crash in Alabama has left a 20-year-old man dead and a 20-year-old woman injured.
The Times Daily quotes Lauderdale County officials as saying the crash happened early Saturday.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado has fined an oil and gas company $225,000 for a pipeline leak that contaminated soil and water on a hunting ranch in the western part of the state.
The Denver Post reported Monday (http://dpo.st/2wUUiYN) that the state Oil and Gas Conservation Commission fined a subsidiary of Encana Oil and Gas over a June 2016 spill on the Bishop Ranch outside the town of Parachute.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Elissa Slotkin, who served as acting assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs in the Obama administration, is running for a Michigan congressional seat.
The Democrat announced her candidacy Monday for the 8th District seat held by second-term Republican Rep. Mike Bishop. The GOP-leaning district stretches between Lansing and the northern Detroit suburbs.
DETROIT (AP) — Three Republican members of Michigan's congressional delegation were among lawmakers who were practicing baseball when a gunman opened fire at the field in suburban Washington.
U.S. Rep. Mike Bishop gave an eyewitness account Wednesday to Detroit radio station WWJ. He says many more people would have been shot if security staff hadn't returned fire.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Three members of Congress are urging President Donald Trump to break a logjam on preventing Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was scheduled this week to release a draft report on strengthening defenses against the carp at a lock-and-dam complex near Chicago. Instead, the Corps said it was delaying action indefinitely.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan elections board declined Monday to review former "Little House on the Prairie" actress Melissa Gilbert's withdrawal as the Democratic nominee for a congressional seat, allowing her to be replaced over Republicans' objections.