Justin Amash

7:08 am
Wed October 30, 2013

Amash, Conyers again work to limit surveillance

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Current legislation believed to have better chance of passing
WASHINGTON - After narrowly losing an effort to rein in U.S. spying activities, two Michigan congressmen from opposite ends of the political spectrum are back as backers of a measure with an even better chance of passage.
6:41 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Republican launches primary challenge to Amash

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Business owner Brian Ellis says Grand Rapids Republican has "turned his back on our conservative principles"
Washington U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, a young libertarian lawmaker, will face a Republican primary challenger in August who argues Amashs independent streak has put him out of touch with his West Michigan constituents. Brian Ellis, owner of an investment advisory firm and East Grand Rapids School Board member, announced Tuesday he will challenge Amash for the 3rd Congressional District seat.
6:59 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Congressman Justin Amash won't run for U.S. Senate

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Decision leaves former Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land as only prominent Republican in Senate race
Rep. Justin Amash, the Michigan Republican who has established himself as the leading libertarian in the House of Representatives, will not run for U.S. Senate in 2014, according to several sources familiar with the congressman's decision.
5:44 pm
Sun September 8, 2013

Michigan Congressmen Amash, Rogers debate Syria

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Both Michigan Republicans were interviewed separately for CBS Television's "Face the Nation"
Washington- Two Michigan Republicans on Sunday offered opposing views on whether the United States should launch a military strike against the Syrian government. Congress will debate this week whether to pass a resolution authorizing a limited military strike against the Assad regime.
6:56 am
Thu September 5, 2013

In Battle Creek Rep. Justin Amash makes case against air strikes on Syria

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Republican Congressman says military action could go on longer than planned and spread to other countries
At his crammed downtown Battle Creek office, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash asked residents who supported a possible U.S. military strike against Syria. None of the some 30 people in attendance raised their hand.