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13th District Democratic Party Chair Heads to Trial on Assault Charges

On January 18th, the Democratic Party Chair of the 13th Congressional District, Jonathan Kinloch, will go to trial on assault charges brought by a fellow Democratic Party member. In June of last year, an initial complaint was filed with the Detroit Police by Marie Thornton. Thornton is a member of the 13th Congressional District, a precinct delegate from Detroit, and…



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Miles Misleads in Response to Michigan Progressive Article

Several days ago, Michigan Progressive posted an article questioning Attorney General candidate Patrick Miles and his progressive credentials on LGBTQ issues. A review of his record revealed a pattern of behavior that raised serious questions about his positions on LGBTQ rights. For example, Miles publicly denied a gay rights activist a speaking opportunity at Aquinas College, a pastor for his…



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Miles Candidacy Raises Red Flags on LGBTQ Rights

By Michigan Progressive Staff While much of the attention during Michigan’s 2018 election will be focused at the gubernatorial level, the race for the state’s Attorney General position is of critical importance. Bill Schuette is term-limited for the office and is currently running for governor. Two candidates so far have announced on the Democratic side. Dana Nessel, the attorney on…