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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I'm used to being underestimated and I'm used to showing why that's not wise."

- Sen. Winnie BRINKS (D-Grand Rapids) talking about how her electoral success in competitive districts and how that might translate to leading the Senate Democratic caucus.

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Black Women Lawmakers See Sharp Uptick In Racist, Misogynistic Rhetoric
"In her last seven years of lawmaking -- as the longest-serving Black woman in both chambers of the Legislature -- Sen. Erika GEISS (D-Taylor) said she's never seen anything like the latest wave of misogyny and racism used against the Capitol's women leaders of color."
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Senate D's Coalescing Behind Brinks
"Presumed returning Senate Democratic members have approached Sen. Winnie BRINKS (D-Grand Rapids) about being the caucus's next leader with current Senate Minority Leader Jim ANANICH (D-Flint) term-limited out of a job after 2022, MIRS has learned."
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Powell, Other Trump Attorneys Ordered To Appear Before Federal Judge
"A federal judge wants every attorney whose name appeared on court filings seeking to overturn Michigan's presidential election results in what is known as the "Kraken" suit to appear for a sanctions hearing on July 6."
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GOP Guber Candidate Calls Juneteenth 'Divisive,' 'Wrong'
"A Michigan Republican gubernatorial candidate today called Juneteenth "divisive" and "wrong" in that it "perpetuates a false notion of a people still oppressed.""
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Bill Would Limit 30-Hour Requirement For New & Used Auto Dealers
"Auto dealerships would be able to close their doors for the occasional week and give employees a little extra time off under legislation pending before the House Regulatory Reform Committee."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I'm used to being underestimated and I'm used to showing why that's not wise."

- Sen. Winnie BRINKS (D-Grand Rapids) talking about how her electoral success in competitive districts and how that might translate to leading the Senate Democratic caucus.