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Gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer touches on the legalization of marijuana as she speaks to students in the Ford School of Public Policy Thursday.

Former state Sen. Gretchen Whitmer spoke to students and answered their questions during an event at the University of Michigan on Thursday night at an event sponsored by the University’s chapter of College Democrats.

Michigan governor hopeful Gretchen Whitmer was one of the speakers for the Planned Parenthood event at the Women's Convention in Detroit Friday.

“What can we do now?” was the question for many after President Donald Trump’s election win back in November, particularly at the Women’s March — a day after his inauguration in January — which saw 

Robert “Buzz” Patterson, former senior military aide to former President Bill Clinton and current conservative speaker, came to the University of Michigan Thursday night to discuss his experience working for the Clintons.

State Sen. Patrick Colbeck presented and took questions during an event Wednesday in the Union.

Pitching his political platform, State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, gubernatorial candidate, R-Canton, spoke to members of the University of Michigan’s chapter of College Republicans on Wednesday at the Michigan Union.

Hillary Clinton speaks as part of her book tour at Hill Auditorium Tuesday.

On Nov. 8, 2016, Hillary Clinton lost the presidential election.

Rock star and Michigan native Robert Ritchie, better known as Kid Rock, who in July announced he would run for a seat in the Michigan Senate, has since rescinded his campaign.

First lady Melania Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy Devos visited Orchard Lake Middle School in West Bloomfield Township, Mich., to kick off the “Week of Inclusion,” a part of National Bullying Prevention Month.

Fayrouz Saad, who is currently running for Congress in Michigan’s 11th District, says her political story started right in her dorm, freshman year at the University of Michigan.

Former Michigan House Rep. Jeff Irwin is launching his campaign for Michigan Senate, running in the 18th District. State Sen. Rebekah Warren, D-Ann Arbor, currently holds the seat, but is term limited and is unable to run again in 2018.

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Each week, The Michigan Daily will be publishing a wrap-up of the most important bills proposed in Michigan Legislature over the past seven days:

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