State Rep. Phil Cavanagh, D-Redford Township, was the sixth of former Detroit Mayor Jerome Cavanagh’s eight children. The first-term state representative from the 17th District was just five years old when the late Jerome Cavanagh faced his greatest mayoral crisis — the 1967 Detroit riots. In the lead up to Father’s Day, Phil Cavanagh was … Continue Reading →
Detroit News political reporters ferret out what's really going on in Lansing and Washington D.C.
Election clerks in western Oakland and Wayne counties could be up late on the night of the Aug. 7 primary counting Thads. U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter announced today in a Detroit News column that he will mount a write-in campaign in the 11th Congressional District Republican primary after his re-election campaign failed to gather the … Continue Reading →