Democrat Mike O'Brien won't run for Congress again in 2014

9:20 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Democrat Mike O'Brien won't run for Congress again in 2014

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O'Brien's former campaign manager says there won't be a rematch in 2014 after he gave Republican Fred Upton one of his closest races in 2012.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
"Mike O'Brien will not be running for Congress this cycle," said Keith Rosendahl in an email. "He has his eye on 2016." In the 2012 election, the former Marine, organic farmer and business developer won 42.7 percent of the vote in Michigan's 6th District, compared with Upton's 54.5 percent.