Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:32pm

Gov. Rick Snyder is one of several prominent Republicans who have not endorsed Donald Trump and does not plan to attend the Republican National Convention this week in Cleveland.

Other prominent figures who will not be attending include Gov. John Kasich, Jeb Bush, Mitt Romney, and Nikki Haley, although Haley does support Trump. In total, at least eight Republican governors will not attend or are non-committal to attending the convention.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 12:48pm

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I–Vt.) endorsed his rival Tuesday in the Democratic presidential nomination, weeks after Hillary Clinton was declared the presumptive nominee and only two weeks prior to the Democratic National Convention.

Rising LSA junior Nick Kolenda, president of Students for Sanders at the University of Michigan, said the endorsement was inevitable, additionally allowing Sanders to affect the Democratic party platform. 

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 6:47pm
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton took pictures with churchgoers after speaking at the House of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church in Flint on February 7th.

The announcement follows a private meeting last month between Clinton and her primary opponent, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I–Vt.), in which they discussed the differing aspects of both candidates’ college affordability plans.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 7:19pm

Since 2002, tuition revenue has increased by over $800 million — a 135 percent increase — far outpacing similar institutions such as Ohio State University and the University of California system, both of which have seen approximately 52 percent increases.

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 6:11pm
University President Mark Schlissel attended a Regents meeting at the Michigan Union on April 21st.

The University of Michigan announced a 3.9 percent tuition increase for in-state students and a 4.4 percent increase for out-of-state students in their approval of the $1.83 billion University budget for fiscal year 2017 at the Board of Regents meeting Thursday.

Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 10:20pm
Students chalked the Diag on Sunday to remember the victims of the Orlando shooting.

In response to the mass shooting in Orlando early Sunday morning, students chalked a vigil on the Diag in remembrance of the victims.

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 5:59pm

Following the Associated Press’ announcement of Hillary Clinton’s securing of the Democratic nomination for president and the further affirmation of her place as the presumptive nominee after a series of key victories in Tuesday’s primaries, supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I–Vt.) expressed disappointment.

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 6:48pm
Hillary Clinton speaks at the Service Employee International Union (SEIU) Convention at the Cobo Center in Detroit on Monday.

DETROIT— Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton returned to Detroit Monday where she addressed thousands at a Service Employees International Union convention at the Cobo Center. During her remarks she issued biting criticism of presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump in addition to discussing reforms to minimum wage and child care.

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 3:33pm
Political Science Professor ted Brader speaks at the Trump phenomenon discussion at the Institute for Social Research on Wednesday.

A panel of political scientists from the University of Michigan and Duke University gathered at the University's Institute for Social Research on Thursday to discuss the rise of presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 8:18pm

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump released a list of his own potential Supreme Court nominees Wednesday, featuring two University of Michigan Law School faculty members.

Raymond Kethledge, intermittent law lecturer, and Joan Larsen, special counsel to the associate dean and lecturer II in law, were two of 11 judges Trump would consider nominating to the Supreme Court to fill the seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, if he is elected president.