Congress

10:42 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Rogers to Leave Congress for Radio Show

Michigan Republican Mike Rogers of Michigan says he plans to launch a new conservative radio talk show after he leaves office.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Howell, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, announced this morning that he will not run for reelection this year. The seven-term congressman - who has been a key ally of House Speaker John Boehner and frequent guest of Sunday morning political talk shows - said he will step down at the end of his term, which ends early next year.
6:21 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Amash says legislation to rein in NSA gaining momentum

Congressman also discusses health care, budget and immigration during town hall meeting in Battle Creek
In a town hall event Wednesday, about 65 people gathered to hear U.S. Rep. Justin Amash discuss the economy, spying and health care at W.K. Kellogg Middle School. Amash began his speech by talking about the National Security Agency and the controversy surrounding revelations on data collection on American citizens.
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.
Congress
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.

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