Todd Spangler, chicagotribune.com

Todd Spangler

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Washington, DC, United States

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  • Detroit Free Press
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  • USA TODAY
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  • thetimesherald
  • WZZM 13 On Your Side
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  • 11Alive Atlanta
  • Indianapolis Star
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Recent articles by Todd:

NBCU announces pricing, launch date for new streaming service Peacock

The streaming service from Comcast and NBCUniversal will launch April 15 for Comcast’s Xfinity TV and Flex broadband customers. It will debut nationally July 15. → Read More

Trump gets a mixed grade even as Michiganders support reining in Iran aggression

President Trump gets mixed reviews even as Michiganders support killing of Iranian general and further military action against Iran if warranted → Read More

Trump threatens to veto Dingell bill that would clean up PFAS in Michigan, US

The legislation would clean up PFAS sites and set drinking water standards but faces an uncertain future with President Trump threatening to veto it. → Read More

House passes Slotkin's call for Trump to consult Congress before attacking Iran

The war powers resolution doesn't have the force of law but it expresses the House's sense that Trump needs to consult Congress before expanding military action → Read More

A second term for Donald Trump? Michigan is at the center of the political universe

The most consequential election in Michigan in decades? With Trump's reelection, Senate, Congress races up for grabs, it could be. → Read More

Rep. Elissa Slotkin to lead effort to rein in President Donald Trump on Iran

The first-term Michigan congresswoman is a former intelligence officer and former Defense Department official. → Read More

Tlaib hits Trump after Iranian missile attack, Slotkin warns of war

Tlaib, of Detroit, criticized Trump for the attack, while Slotkin, former Defense official, warned we could be on the road to war. → Read More

Michigan Republicans praise Iranian general's killing despite threat of retaliation

Michigan members of Congress applaud President Trump's order that killed an Iranian general despite the threat of retaliation → Read More

What will U.S. do to combat deepfakes? Michigan members of Congress want to know

Michigan members of Congress are pushing legislation to battle technology that makes forged videos and audio appear real → Read More

Even some Republicans say Trump should apologize for suggesting John Dingell's in hell

Even some Republicans were chastising President Donald Trump for suggesting longtime Michigan Congressman John Dingell may be in hell. → Read More

White House criticizes Rep. Haley Stevens as House begins impeachment debate

The Michigan congresswoman said Tuesday she would vote to impeach the president for abusing his office. → Read More

Trump administration blasts U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin for support of impeachment

A spokesman for the Trump administration criticized the Michigan congresswoman for supporting impeachment. → Read More

Rep. Haley Stevens says she will vote for President Trump impeachment

The congresswoman, representing a district Trump won in 2016, has confirmed she is in favor of impeaching Donald Trump. → Read More

Freshmen Democrats want Rep. Justin Amash to serve as impeachment manager

Some Democrats believe the former Republican -- a fierce critic of Donald Trump's -- would be a perfect impeachment manager against the president. → Read More

2 Michigan congresswomen are undecided on Trump impeachment vote

The two freshman congresswomen from districts Trump won in Michigan remain undecided, for now, on how they will vote on impeachment next week. → Read More

Trump administration, GOP strip out PFAS standard, cleanup requirements from defense bill

While the annual defense authorization includes some measures battling PFAS, others were stripped out by efforts by the Trump administration → Read More

Betsy DeVos wants to change campus sexual assault policies. Slotkin has plan to stop her.

Rep. Elissa Slotkin is proposing legislation to block Betsy DeVos' rules for handling sexual assaults on college campuses from going into effect → Read More

These are the swing voters in Michigan who will sway 2020 election

Just like 2016 and 2018, next year’s election is likely to come down not just to the proverbial swing states but the swing voters that define them. → Read More

'You can’t take any of them for granted': The voters who will sway 2020's swing states

The 2020 election could come down to the swing states of Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Florida and the swing voters that define them. → Read More

RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel criticized for fundraising pitch to would-be ambassador

The RNC chairwoman asked a San Diego billionaire to give money while he was waiting for Senate confirmation to an ambassadorship. → Read More