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

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 6:25pm

In an extremely close race nationwide, for a period of time Election Day all eyes were on Michigan, but the state ultimately wasn’t the one to hand President-elect Donald Trump his victory. However, many of the trends seen in the state around turnout and voter enthusiasm are similar to those in the other close states that did hand Trump his win.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 4:01am
U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D–Mich.) speaks with supporters of then-presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton about campaigning for Clinton in the Michigan Union on February 13, 2016.

While Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump won an unexpected victory in the general election Tuesday night, on the state and congressional level Democrats dominated in traditionally blue Ann Arbor.

Rep. Debbie Dingell (D–Mich.) won her bid for re-election in Washtenaw County with 65 percent of the vote. Dingell has represented Michigan’s 12th District since January 2015.

In a statement, Dingell said she plans to continue to work to aid middle-class families, focusing on issues such as the economy and college affordability.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 2:38am
President elect Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a pre-caucus rally in Cedar Rapids, IA on February 1, 2016.

In a large upset victory, Republican nominee Donald Trump won the presidential election after capturing Wisconsin, North Carolina and Pennsylvania, which Democrats had considered crucial to their victory. The race was called at 2:30 a.m. by the Associated Press.

In his victory speech, Trump framed the United States as needing to unite together under his leadership.