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Lansing mayor Virg Bernero called it "a moral crime" for President Donald Trump to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — also called DACA, which could lead to thousands of people being deported from the U.S. 


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Hurricane Harvey temporarily muted some other key national issues in the last few weeks, but they haven't gone away.  As Congress returns to work this week, one issue before its members will be President Trump’s vow to ban transgender recruits from the military.  WKAR’s Kevin Lavery asks U.S. Representative Dan Kildee (D-MI) of Flint if Congress could act to override the commander-in-chief’s proposal.


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Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI) was back home in Flint Thursday to see how the city is continuing to recover from its ongoing water crisis.

 


 

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Kildee decides against running for Michigan governor in 2018. 

Michigan Rep. Kildee Responds to Airstrikes

Apr 7, 2017
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A Michigan congressman said President Donald Trump's ordering of strikes against Syria was appropriate but the President should come to congress for any other military reaction. 

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After more than four years in an Iranian prison, Flint resident Amir Hekmati is a free man.  Hekmati has arrived in Germany for a medical exam.  

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A deal to renew federal benefits for the country’s long-term unemployed continues to elude the U.S. Congress. However, supporters of the effort, which include Democrats and a growing number of Republicans, are hopeful of a breakthrough in the Senate this week. There, Senators are looking at two proposals, one from each party.