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MSU student crowdfunds his way to Mackinac
May 27, 2015 10:09 am
Who goes to the Mackinac Policy Conference? Usually, you think of the state's movers and shakers. The Grand Hotel fills up with politicians and business leaders. Grant Bradley is neither of those things.
VIDEO: What to expect from Mackinac Conference
May 26, 2015 7:39 pm
Here we go! As the 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference is set to begin, we wanted to know what the conference organizers think we can expect.
THURSDAY WEBCAST: Mackinac movers & shakers
May 26, 2015 6:40 pm
Chuck Stokes brings you a special live webcast Thursday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., live from the Mackinac Policy Conference. We'll be joined by Detroit and Michigan's biggest political and business leaders for informal lunchtime conversations.
Mackinac Policy Conference weather forecast
May 26, 2015 10:42 am
Anyone heading to the Mackinac Policy Conference this week will probably need to pack a jacket or two.
Ben Carson wins GOP straw poll
May 24, 2015 8:51 am
Ben Carson's win at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference speaks volumes for the underdog candidate, but there's still plenty of time.
Will China keep its promises to Latin America?
May 23, 2015 7:19 pm
China's sights and promises of significant cash flow are set on Latin America, both for investment and influence.
Why Clinton's full email release takes so long
May 23, 2015 1:11 pm
The State Department process for reviewing Hillary Clinton's emails involves re-digitizing 55,000 pages and manually going through each of them.
Senate blocks USA Freedom and Patriot Acts
May 23, 2015 10:30 am
A weary upper chamber still proved it had the energy early Saturday to block bills to both end NSA's bulk data collection and to extend it.
LIVE VIDEO: Mackinac Policy Conference sessions
May 22, 2015 5:01 pm
What really happens on Mackinac Island when the leaders of metro Detroit come together for the annual Mackinac Policy Conference? Here's your chance to find out! Watch live coverage from the island and find a schedule of events inside.
WATCH: 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference sessions
May 22, 2015 4:45 pm
It's not just Michigan's movers and shakers who can be a part of the 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference. Here, you'll be able to watch video from nearly all of the conference sessions.
State Department releases some of Clinton emails
May 22, 2015 12:46 pm
The State Department released the first batch of emails from the private account Hillary Rodham Clinton used when she was secretary of state.
House bill cuts more funding from earth sciences
May 22, 2015 10:52 am
Scientists worry the party-line legislation would critically endanger earth science and climate research.
Does Rand Paul's filibustering actually work?
May 21, 2015 4:59 am
Rand Paul is filibustering a vote to renew parts of Patriot Act, but it's not the first time he's used the filibuster as a way to generate publicity.
The perks of being a former president
May 20, 2015 4:05 pm
On top of the lucrative book deals and high-paying speaking gigs, ex-presidents can rake in millions in lifetime federal benefits.
Will slow reveal of Clinton emails help or hurt?
May 20, 2015 5:39 am
Analysts are split on whether it would be better for Clinton to have all of her State Department emails come out at once or a few at a time.
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