Fred Upton

8:33 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Upton Raises $2.4-Million for Campaign

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Democrat Paul Clements has brought in a little less than $500,000. Republican challenger Jim Bussler has raised in just under $5,000
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - With less than a month to go before the Republican primary, Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, has raised $2.446 million to campaign for Michigan's 6th District, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.
12:29 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Upton Says Federal Agency Must be Held Accountable for GM Recalls

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Upton part of committee hearing on recalls Wednesday in Washington D.C.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration is not off the hook for its part in General Motors Co.'s delayed ignition switch recall.
Election 2014
7:36 am
Thu June 5, 2014

WSW: Congressman Fred Upton Seeks Another Term

Fred Upton
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WestSouthwest with Fred Upton

West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton has been in the House for more than 27 years, and he is looking for least two more. 

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SW Michigan
4:57 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

Upton: Heads at Veterans' Affairs "Needed to Roll"

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Representative Fred Upton says he’s glad the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will soon be “under new leadership.”

Department secretary Eric Shinseki resigned today. The V.A. is facing intense criticism following allegations that veterans were mistreated at its hospitals.

In a statement, Upton says Shinseki has had an “honorable and distinguished career in service to our country” but that the scandal meant “heads needed to roll.”

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Election 2014
8:16 am
Wed May 28, 2014

WSW: Democratic Candidate Says Upton No Longer a Moderate

Paul Clements
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WestSouthwest with Paul Clements

    

Western Michigan University Professor Paul Clements says climate change is one of the major issues that convinced him to challenge Congressman Fred Upton. 

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