Fred Upton

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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. 

Democrat Paul Clements has brought in a little less than $500,000. Republican challenger Jim Bussler has raised in just under $5,000

Upton part of committee hearing on recalls Wednesday in Washington D.C.

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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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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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