| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:22 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama did not appear to immediately change many minds in one crucial voting bloc that watched his national address Tuesday on Syria: Congress.
Lawmakers on both the left and right remained largely dug into their positions, or...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Congress may hold off on a vote for whether to allow military action in Syria -- at the president's request -- but Northern Michigan's representation in the House plans to be a "no" if the measure ever does come up for a tally.
"I really don't have...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:06 PM
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| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:12 PM
In a Sunday morning exclusive, ABC's George Stephanopoulos will interview President Barack Obama for "This Week." The program airs at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9.
"This Week" offers a panel discussion Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich.; Rep. Donna Edwards, D-...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:43 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — While the Obama administration throws its support behind Egypt's military, some members of Congress are looking at withholding some or all of America's annual $1.5 billion aid package if a civilian government isn't quickly...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Congressman Dan Benishek is continuing to push his legislation that would require independent military prosecutors to be engaged when a sexual assault is reported in the armed forces.
The Republican second-term representative chairs the House Committee...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:42 AM
The following guest commentary was written by Carl Levin, the senior U.S. senator from Michigan and the co-chair of the U.S. Senate Great Lakes Task Force.
We in Michigan know that the Great Lakes are a magnificent resource and unique in all the world....
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Reaction in Michigan to the U.S. Supreme Court's decisions Wednesday in two gay marriage cases:
"The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states, not the federal government, retain the constitutional authority to define marriage. Michigan's Constitution stands...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:46 PM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would authorize funding of programs to protect Great Lakes water quality.
Sens. Carl Levin of Michigan and Mark Kirk of Illinois introduced the measure Wednesday. They are co-...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:52 AM
Despite the Supreme Court's ruling Wednesday striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional, Michigan will remain one of 36 states to have laws prohibiting gay marriage.
Michigan voters amended the state constitution in 2004 when a...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:03 AM
To say U.S. Senator Carl Levin is as rumpled as an unmade bed is perhaps insulting to the bed but sartorial perfection has never been his calling. With reading glasses at the end of his nose and errant long hair swept across a balding head, you might be...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:42 AM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson was expected to announce his retirement Tuesday, making the state the fifth where Democrats will have to defend a seat without an incumbent seeking re-election. The decision opens up a 2014 race...