One Detroit contributed to PBS NewsHour with a segment on the Attorney General’s race in Michigan. The office of State Attorney General is playing an increasingly important role in national politics. Michigan is one of 30 states with a race for Attorney General on the ballot, and the campaign between Democrat Dana Nessel and Republican Tom Leonard has been a heated one with immigration, the environment and LGBTQ rights being key and contentious issues.
This One Detroit report is part of a series by PBS NewsHour exploring why the power of Attorneys General has grown nationwide creating more attention for these races in Michigan and across the country.
Watch the full episode below.