David Eggert

David Eggert


Michigan government/politics correspondent for @AP. Husband, dad of 2 & @NorthwesternU grad. deggert@ap.org

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News: Republicans who control the Mich. Legislature have spent about $542,000 to sue Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over her use of emergency powers during the coronavirus pandemic. The figure was released to Progress Michigan, a liberal watchdog group that requested it.

Developing: Michigan Supreme Court refuses Whitmer's request to delay the effect of its emergency powers decision until Oct. 30

Some background: Robert Gordon, the DHHS director who is now using a public health law to keep in place mask requirements and gathering limits, has a law degree from Yale and clerked for the late Supreme Court Justice RuthBader Ginsburg

Breaking: Nessel separately charging 7 other men with terrorism crimes - linked to a militia group Wolverine Watchmen -- to plan and train for attack on Michigan Capitol building

AG Nessel tells CBS This Morning that Gov. Whitmer and her family were at times moved around by authorities as law enforcement tracked alleged kidnapping plotters

The court also rules separately in the case the Legislature brought - reversing the appeals court (not surprising) and saying it's effective immediately

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Breaking: Two notorious conservative operatives were charged Thursday with felonies in connection with false robocalls that aimed to dissuade residents in Detroit and other U.S. cities from voting by mail, Michigan's attorney general announced.

LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lifts Michigan's stay-at-home order and says restaurants can reopen for dine-in service next week.

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is the latest high-profile Republican to back Biden for president. In a USA Today op-ed, he calls Trump a 'bully' who 'lacks a moral compass' & 'ignores the truth.' He rips the tax cuts, too. He says Biden has strong moral character & empathy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency has broken months of silence about his frequent premium-class flights at taxpayer expense, saying he needs to fly first class because of unpleasant interactions with other travelers.

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