Crucial Days Ahead as Debt Ceiling Deal Goes for Vote and Biden Calls Lawmakers for Support
President Joe Biden says he “feels good” about the debt ceiling and budget deal negotiated with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy as the White House and congressional leaders work to ensure its passage this week in time to lift the nation’s borrowing limit and prevent a disastrous U.S. default.
Trump and DeSantis’ Rivalry Intensifies as Florida Governor Formally Enters 2024 Presidential Race
Ron DeSantis ’ entry into the 2024 White House race against former President Donald Trump sets up a clash of the Republican Party’s two leading figures as the Florida governor attempts to topple a man who has dominated the GOP for the last seven years.
Wall Street Dips as Markets Drop Worldwide
A worldwide swoon for financial markets is carrying over to Wall Street, and stocks are slipping further on Wednesday.
DeSantis Set to Make Much-Anticipated Presidential Campaign Announcement
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, an outspoken cultural conservative long seen as Donald Trump’s leading rival for the Republican nomination, is set to launch his 2024 presidential campaign on Wednesday.
Michigan Board of Education President Launches Campaign for U.S. Senate
Pamela Pugh, the president of Michigan’s Board of Education, announced Tuesday that she will seek the state’s open U.S. Senate seat in 2024 and challenge U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin for the Democratic nomination.
Michigan Public Schools Won’t Be Given A-F Grades Anymore
Michigan will ditch a system that gave A-through-F grades to public schools each year after state education officials called the system overly simplistic and a duplicate of federal requirements.
Inspectors Clear Michigan’s Mackinac Bridge as Safe After it was Hit by Crane
A crane being towed on a barge hit the main span of the Mackinac Bridge, although an official says inspectors found no significant damage to the span linking the Michigan’s lower and upper peninsulas.
Michigan Governor Signs Red Flag Gun Law as Questions Linger Over Enforcement
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer gave final approval Monday afternoon to a red flag law that aims to keep firearms away from those at risk of harming themselves or others
Schembechler Son Resigns at Michigan After Offensive Social Media Activity Revealed
Glenn “Shemy” Schembechler stepped down Saturday, just days after he had been hired as assistant director of recruiting on Jim Harbaugh’s staff.
Meta Fined Record $1.3 Billion, Ordered to Stop Sending European User Data to US
The European Union slapped Meta with a record $1.3 billion privacy fine Monday and ordered it to stop transferring users personal information across the Atlantic by October.