Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 9:13am
Pod Save America hosts Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer, and Tommy Vietor discuss politics, the press, and challenges posed by the Trump administration at the Michigan Theater Friday

The popular podcast “Pod Save America” stopped in Ann Arbor as part of their North American tour Friday night, where they put on two consecutive shows. The podcast featuring four of former President Barack Obama’s staffers has grown in popularity in recent months, particularly among young liberals.

In an interview with the Daily prior to the shows, the hosts discussed the importance of encouraging young people to get involved in politics and pushing for positive change.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 4:21pm
Matthew Countryman, an associate professor in the University of Michigan’s History and American Culture Departments

Matthew Countryman, an associate professor in the University of Michigan’s History and American Culture Departments, led a call from hundreds of members from Yale University’s class of 1985 for Steven Mnuchin to resign from his position as U.S. Secretary of Treasury in light of President Donald Trump’s comments on the events in Charlottesville.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 11:59am

Ford CEO Mark Fields announced plans to invest $700 million into Michigan while cancelling a $1.6 billion plant in San Luis Potosi, Mexico in a press conference Tuesday morning.

According to Fields, the new Michigan investment will involve a transformation of a facility in Flat Rock into a new manufacturing and innovation center, which will in turn create 700 jobs.

Friday, December 23, 2016 - 6:43pm

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein’s attorneys wrote a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch requesting the Department of Justice to launch an investigation into the country’s election process.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 12:53pm
The Flint Water Treatment Plant was not ready to be used when the city switched from Detroit city water to Flint River water.

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced Tuesday morning new charges against two former emergency managers concerning the Flint water crisis.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 5:01pm

Amid an ongoing recount of Michigan's vote launched by Jill Stein, the former Green Party presidential nominee, University of Michigan professors and local Democrats are saying they think such efforts are highly unlikely to change the results of the election.

The race in Michigan was officially certified for President-elect Donald Trump Monday, with a winning margin of 10,704 votes.

Stein also filed in Wisconsin last week and is currently attempting to file in Pennsylvania, other states Trump won, for a recount.

Monday, November 28, 2016 - 12:47pm
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This story has been updated.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 6:56pm

Throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, stricter immigration policies have been at the forefront of President-elect Donald Trump’s platform.

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 5:18pm

Cynthia Wilbanks, the University of Michigan’s vice president for government relations, was selected as the United Way of Washtenaw County’s 2017 Woman of the Year Monday afternoon and will be honored at the UWWC’s “Power of the Purse” event in March.

According to a press release, Wilbanks was selected because of her leadership in the community and efforts to improve Washtenaw County, including serving four years as the University’s United Way campaign chair.

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 3:08pm

Following the unexpected victory of President-elect Donald Trump early Wednesday morning, in addition to issues of safety, racism and hateful speech, many students and faculty on the University of Michigan campus are worried about