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Chad Selweski is a political writer. He blogs at, and he can be found at @cbsnewsman on Twitter.

Promised water infrastructure investment comes only in drips

Remember when Flint’s crisis had everybody calling for upgrades to pipes and mains? That’ll be very expensive, and the new Great Lakes Water Authority has lots of other problems to address.

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Politics meets facts on free-trade deals in Michigan

Expect plenty of anti-free-trade rhetoric this fall as the Clinton-Trump presidential campaign hits Michigan. But the economic record doesn’t quite match the rhetoric.

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Why on earth is Candice Miller running for county drain commissioner?

The popular congresswoman is turning from Washington to pursue an obscure post that few people ever cared about. Until Flint.

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