Brian Ellis

6:19 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Michigan's Republican Primaries Draw Interest From Various Groups

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Incumbent Justin Amash seen as being in good shape for August primary
Washington After making seismic gains in 2010, tea party-backed congressional Republicans now are playing defense in Michigan. The states congressional GOP tea party favorites, Reps. Justin Amash of Cascade Township and Kerry Bentivolio of Milford, face well-financed primary challenges from businessmen Brian Ellis from the Grand Rapids area and Farmington Hills attorney and mortgage specialist David Trott.
Election 2014
7:46 am
Thu July 3, 2014

WSW: Congressman Justin Amash Says "Establishment Has Already Lost"

Justin Amash
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WestSouthwest with Justin Amash

Congressman Justin Amash sees his Republican primary as an indicator of what direction the party will go in the future. 

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Election 2014
7:37 am
Thu June 19, 2014

WSW: Challenger Says He Says Rep. Justin Amash "On the Run"

Brian Ellis
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WestSouthwest with Brian Ellis

Businessman Brian Ellis says he's not worried about what the polls show now, he's only concerned about the results in the August 5th Republican primary.

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6:20 am
Tue June 17, 2014

Another Poll Shows Amash With Big Lead Over Primary Challenger

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The poll was done before Brian Ellis picked up endorsements from some groups influential in Republican circles
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Justin Amash has been saying for months that businessman Brian Ellis poses no threat to his winning a third term, and a new Free Press poll suggests he could be right.
6:27 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Endorses Congressional Challenger Brian Ellis

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President of business advocacy group says Ellis will be more effective than incumbent Justin Amash
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Justin Amash of west Michigan may have a national reputation as a libertarian lawmaker, but he's making some pretty powerful enemies back at home. In the past week, both the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce and Right to Life of Michigan's political action committees - the latter representing one of the most powerful Republican-leaning groups in the state - have endorsed Amash's GOP opponent, businessman Brian Ellis.