Washington Post examines Amash's relationship with Republicans in district

8:04 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Washington Post examines Amash's relationship with Republicans in district

Lead in text: 
Possible primary challenger scheduled to announce plans on Tuesday
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Nearly three years after a band of renegade congressmen brought the tea party insurgency to Washington, there are early rumblings of a political backlash in some of their districts. Here in the Dutch Reformed country of West Michigan, long a bastion of mainstream, mannerly conservatism, voters in 2010 handed the House seat once held by Gerald R. Ford, to Justin Amash