Justin Amash

6:27 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Endorses Congressional Challenger Brian Ellis

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President of business advocacy group says Ellis will be more effective than incumbent Justin Amash
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Justin Amash of west Michigan may have a national reputation as a libertarian lawmaker, but he's making some pretty powerful enemies back at home. In the past week, both the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce and Right to Life of Michigan's political action committees - the latter representing one of the most powerful Republican-leaning groups in the state - have endorsed Amash's GOP opponent, businessman Brian Ellis.
SW Michigan
7:25 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Right to Life Endorses Ellis in Congressional Primary with Amash

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Michigan Right to Life has endorsed the man looking to knock off Republican Congressman Justin Amash in this summer's primary. 

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7:22 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Poll Shows Amash With Big Lead Over Primary Challenger

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Republican incumbent has a lead of nearly two to one over Brian Ellis. Poll also finds that 35% are undecided
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - U.S. Rep. Justin Amash holds a wide lead over challenger Brian Ellis in a recent poll, providing a glimpse into the Third District just two months before the candidates compete. A poll from Lansing-based Practical Political Consulting shows Amash, R-Cascade Township, with 42 percent and Ellis with 23 percent - almost a two to one lead.
6:27 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Business Groups Weigh Options in West Michigan Congressional Primary

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Some business leaders are backing Congressman Justin Amash's primary opponent Brian Ellis
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Justin Amash of west Michigan is a libertarian darling who at age 34 mingles social media savvy with old-school constitutionalism: He has been called the intellectual heir to Ron Paul and is mentioned as a possible running mate to tea party presidential prospects.
6:44 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Amash Running for Re-election With no Financial Help From Michigan's Republican Representatives

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But second-term Congressman has raised more money than his Republican primary challenger
Washington - Not one fellow Michigan congressional Republican has donated money to U.S. Rep. Justin Amash in his competitive GOP primary race against Grand Rapids area businessman Brian Ellis. In fact, two retiring congressmen said they are considering giving cash to the Cascade Township Republicans opponent.