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AG Bill Schuette
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The state Attorney General is under fire for his hiring practices. The liberal group, Progress Michigan filed a complaint with the Secretary of State Tuesday. It wants the office to investigate multiple hires made by Attorney General Bill Schuette.


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Michigan gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer is calling on Attorney General Bill Schuette to launch an independent investigation into Michigan State University’s handling of the Larry Nassar case. 

 


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Michigan’s Speaker of the House has his eye on a new government position for 20-18. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth reports Tom Leonard is running for state Attorney General.


Facebook page of Dana Nessel

Civil-rights attorney Dana Nessel will run for state Attorney General. Two years ago, Nessel stood in a small park in Ann Arbor to celebrate the same sex marriage decision of the US Supreme Court. Nessel was an attorney for the Michigan couple in the case.

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A lawyer who helped win a legal battle to strike down Michigan's gay marriage ban is running for state attorney general.

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette
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Attorney General Bill Schuette has created a new unit to target heroin and other opioid-based drug crimes in Michigan.

AG Bill Schuette
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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and his wife saw their income drop last year to about $375,000.

Election 2014: Democratic AG candidate Mark Totten

Oct 17, 2014
Courtesy Mark Totten for Attorney General

If the flyers, phone calls and door knockers haven't tipped you off yet, it's election season in Michigan.

But before you hit the polls, you need to know a little bit about what and who is on the ballot.

As part of Current State's "Election 2014" series, we speak with the Democratic candidate for Michigan attorney general, Mark Totten.

Totten is a former federal prosecutor and a professor of criminal law and ethics at Michigan State University.