Fred Upton

Election 2014
8:43 am
Mon October 20, 2014

WSW: Fred Upton Seeks His 15th Term in House

Fred Upton
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Fred Upton has been representing part of Southwest Michigan for nearly 28 years. He hopes voters will give him at least two more in November.   

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5:58 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Upton Calls for Travel Ban During Congressional Hearing

But Director of Centers for Disease Control says travel ban may not be effective
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
At a hearing on the United States' response to the Ebola virus, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton was one of several legislators who advocated for closing travel from West African countries affected by the virus - despite testimony from witnesses that a travel ban would only make the situation worse.
6:09 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Upton Says House Committee is "Gravely Concerned" About Ebola

Several witnesses are scheduled to testify at Thursday hearing
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A House Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittee will hold a hearing at noon Thursday on the U.S. public health response to the Ebola outbreak. U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, chairs the energy and commerce committee.
12:12 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Super PAC to spend $1.5-million in Southwest Michigan Congressional Race

Republican Fred Upton is being challenged by Democrat Paul Clements in 6th Congressional District
Mayday PAC, a super PAC aiming to overhaul campaign finance laws, will spend $1.5 million to target House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton in Michigan, the group announced Thursday. The group will spend $1.2 million of those funds on a 30-second ad that seeks to connect the PAC money Upton has received from drug and health insurance interests to his vote against allowing Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices.
Election 2014
9:10 am
Mon September 22, 2014

WSW: Democrat Paul Clements Says Congress Isn't Working

Paul Clements
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Western Michigan University Political Science Professor Paul Clements says the current direction of the country isn't working for the middle class. 

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