FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Dana Nessel, a candidate for Michigan attorney general, thanks supporters at the Democrats’ election night party in Detroit. At left is her wife, Alanna Maguire. Several measures being considered by Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature could diminish the power of Democrats taking over the attorney general and secretary of state offices. Gov.-elect Gretchen Whitmer’s powers are outlined in the state constitution, a barrier to efforts to diminish her authority. But another GOP-sponsored bill could impact her and Attorney General-elect Dana Nessel when they consider the state’s positions on laws being challenged in the courts.
FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Dana Nessel, a candidate for Michigan attorney general, thanks supporters at the Democrats’ election night party in Detroit. At left is her wife, Alanna Maguire. Several measures being considered by Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature could diminish the power of Democrats taking over the attorney general and secretary of state offices. Gov.-elect Gretchen Whitmer’s powers are outlined in the state constitution, a barrier to efforts to diminish her authority. But another GOP-sponsored bill could impact her and Attorney General-elect Dana Nessel when they consider the state’s positions on laws being challenged in the courts. Detroit News via AP, File Daniel Mears
FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Dana Nessel, a candidate for Michigan attorney general, thanks supporters at the Democrats’ election night party in Detroit. At left is her wife, Alanna Maguire. Several measures being considered by Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature could diminish the power of Democrats taking over the attorney general and secretary of state offices. Gov.-elect Gretchen Whitmer’s powers are outlined in the state constitution, a barrier to efforts to diminish her authority. But another GOP-sponsored bill could impact her and Attorney General-elect Dana Nessel when they consider the state’s positions on laws being challenged in the courts. Detroit News via AP, File Daniel Mears