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President-elect Donald Trump speaks at the Deltaplex for his Thank You Tour 2016 in Grand Rapids on Friday.

GRAND RAPIDS — This weekend marked another stop on President-elect Donald Trump’s “USA Thank You Tour 2016” across the country. The president-elect last stopped in the city almost a month earlier to the day, where he held the final rally of his campaign at the DeVos Place Convention Center.

Jill Stein, former Green Party presidential nominee, greets the public at her 'Recount Rally' outside Cobo Center in Detroit Saturday.

Saturday, Jill Stein, former Green Party presidential nominee, came to Detroit to discuss the Michigan Supreme Court’s decision to halt a state recount of votes in the 2016 election to a crowd of about 20 people

Approximately 15 University of Michigan students gathered Thursday night in East Quad Residence Hall to participate in a round table bipartisan discussion on the importance and limitations of free speech on college campuses.

Earlier this month, the Michigan House of Representatives introduced a bill to adjust the Michigan National Guard State Tuition Assistance Program. The bill, which was introduced by Rep.

President-elect Donald Trump recently appointed Betsy DeVos, Michigan native and education activist, as the secretary of education, much to the disappointment many state stakeholders such as Steve Norton, executive director of Michigan P

Another Wolverine will join President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet, as Dr. Ben Carson was announced as the administration’s pick for secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development on Monday.

 

Robert Mickey, political science associate professor, speaks about the election results in the Michigan Union on Thursday.

Robert Mickey, political science associate professor, analyzed shifts in voter behavior, predicted how the party system will change in the aftermath of the election and encouraged members to remain politically involved at an event hosted by the University of Michigan’s chapter of College De

Dan Gilmartin, executive director and CEO of the Michigan Municipal League, discusses why placemaking is an important economic development strategy in Weill Hall on Wednesday.

More than 100 people gathered to hear Dan Gilmartin, the executive director and CEO of the nonprofit Michigan Municipal League, speak on urban development strategies at the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy Wednesday.

University of Michigan Alum and U.S. Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) will be a member of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet as head the Department of Health and Human Services, Trump announced Tuesday morning.

The Michigan House of Representatives has settled a wrongful termination lawsuit involving Keith Allard and Benjamin Graham, two staffers to former state Reps. Todd Courser (R–Lapeer) and Cindy Gamrat (R–Plainwell).