10:36 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Dowagiac man to challenge Upton in Republican primary

Jim Bussler has never run for elected office, but volunteered for Jack Hoogendyk's campaign against Upton in 2012
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
DOWAGIAC, MI - A registered nurse from Dowagiac thinks he has the prescription to clean up politics. Jim Bussler, 45, announced Tuesday that he will challenge U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, in the Republican primary next year. Bussler, a Dowagiac native who works at Lakeland HealthCare, officially announced his candidacy Tuesday.
7:22 am
Wed September 11, 2013

WestSouthwest: Congressman Fred Upton

Rally against implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Upton would like the entire law delayed for a year
Credit The Associated Press

Republican Representative Fred Upton says Congress has a "heavy plate" this fall. 

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11:20 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Michigan Congressman Kerry Bentivolio will face primary challenge

Former state lawmakers Mike Bishop and Andrew "Rocky" Roczkowski are among supporters of challenger David Trott
WASHINGTON - Lawyer David Trott will enter the Republican primary next year to challenge freshman U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio (R-Milford), a former reindeer rancher who took the nomination in 2012 despite a lack of mainstream support.
1:24 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Democrat announces in 7th Congressional District

Byrnes ran in a Democratic primary for State Senate in 2010 but lost. Walberg is in his third term in Congress.
WASHINGTON - Former state Rep. Pam Byrnes announced today she'll run for Congress next year, hoping to take the seat currently helped by U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Tipton. Byrnes, a Chelsea Democrat, served six years in the state House of Representatives before being forced out by term limits.
7:19 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Michigan's John Dingell will become longest-serving member of Congress this week

Dingell will surpass the late Robert Byrd on Friday as longest-serving member of Congress ever
He might have been on K Street, pulling down a huge salary lobbying folks he used to work with in Congress.