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13 hrs ago | MLive.com

Michigan Republican Party chairman knocks 'RINO' hunters ahead of state convention

Party Chairman Bobby Schostak on Tuesday urged Michigan Republicans to stop using one particular four-letter word ahead of this weekend's nominating convention in Novi.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Joe Biden, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Townhall

Policing a Riot

Libertarians warned for years that government is force, that government always grows and that America's police have become too much like an occupying army.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

MLive.com

Tea party activist alleges 'establishment' Republicans stacked deck for Michigan convention

A prominent tea party activist says "establishment" Republicans in Ingham County have unfairly stacked the deck to benefit Michigan Lt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michigan, Tea Party, Ingham County, MI, Novi, MI, Lansing, MI

Fri Aug 15, 2014

News Max

Libertarians Hoping Amash Gets Like-Minded Help in November

Libertarians have high hopes for several Republican House seat hopefuls this fall who they see as potential allies for Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, an outspoken Libertarian who stands nearly alone with his political views.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Paul, Representative Thomas Massie, Minnesota

MLive.com

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, challenger Bob Goodrich meet for coffee, discuss future debates

The Eastown meeting lasted a little more than a half hour as the two talked about the recent primary and how they would engage with each other leading up to the November general election.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

The Washington Post

Livelier Sunday fare

But it does suggest that TV news executives are painfully slow to recognize reality - probably not the best quality for a news operation.

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BBC News

Start of a 'libertarian moment'?

Much of the commentary on the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting death of Michael Brown by a police officer has been dominated by liberal outrage over what some see as racial injustice.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Tea Party

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Libertarian, Liberal Lawmakers Share Concerns About Police Tactics in Ferguson

Riot police stand guard as demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri August 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Prison, Riot, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

WSB-TV

Jamie Dupree's Washington Insider: Political spotlight swings to Missouri shooting

It took a few days, but members of Congress finally started to speak out in large numbers on Thursday about the shooting death of a young black man in Ferguson, Missouri, as President Obama appealed for calm and Democrats demanded hearings in Congress on the reaction of local police.

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Related Topix: US News, Violent Crime, Ferguson, MO, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Reuters

Stop the Pentagon program that militarizes U.S. police forces

There is a growing bipartisan public outrage about the local police force's fiercely militarized response to protestors in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Ferguson, MO, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul

The Hill

Cruz: Reporters were 'doing their jobs'

Sen. Ted Cruz on Thursday criticized the arrest of reporters in Ferguson, Mo., saying they were detained "simply for doing their jobs."

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The Wall Street Journal

Rand Paul Blames 'Big Government' for Militarized Police

GOP Sen. Rand Paul Thursday lambasted the police response in the wake of a shooting of an unarmed black youth in Ferguson, Mo., saying the scenes in recent days " resemble war more than traditional police action."

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Joaquin Castro, Democrat, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

News Max

Amash's 'Sore Winner' Speech Resonates After Primary

More than a week after Republicans in Michigan's 3rd District resoundingly re-nominated him over well-funded opposition, Rep. Justin Amash's fiery primary night speech is still being heatedly discussed in state and national GOP circles.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michigan, Michigan Government, Ron Paul, US Military, US Marine Corps

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Washington Post Writer Seriously Asks Why Libertarians Are Silent on Ferguson Police Killing

The shooting death by police of Ferguson, MO teenager Michael Brown, and what has happened in the aftermath, has been blanketing the news for the past few days.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Senator Elizabeth Warren

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Congress could close federal bank helping B.C. companies export

When Rex Materials was looking for some help to increase its exports about six years ago, the Livingston County manufacturer discovered an obscure federal agency, the Export-Import Bank.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Fred Upton, Representative Bill Huizenga, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Walberg, Michigan

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Detroit News

Michigan, Georgia pols show the fork in the GOP's road

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, R-Cascade Township, is part of the new generation of lawmakers that doesn't play nice with party leaders.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Broun, Ron Paul, Opinion

AEI

Primaries show Republican voters wary of tea party candidates, skeptical of party establishment

The standard thing to say about the various Republican primaries this year is that the Tea Party movement has lost one race after another.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Fred Upton, Mike Rogers, Opinion

MLive.com

Michigan Delegation: Terri Lynn Land finished 2nd in one race on primary election night

Terri Lynn Land is pictured at U.S. Rep. Justin Amash's primary election party at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in downtown Grand Rapids Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, Representative Gary Peters, Representative Mark Schauer, Dave Camp, US Senate, Carl Levin, Republican

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Safehaven

Why We're Ungovernable, Part 10: The Republicans' Civil War

Back when the republican party was actually the party of small government it was possible for country club moderates , Christian conservatives and libertarians to coexist.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ronald Reagan, Devin Nunes

The Village Voice

Rightbloggers Revel in 'Libertarian Moment,' Which Suspiciously Resembles Conservative Whenever

Last week the New York Times Magazine ran a story asking " Has the 'Libertarian Moment' Finally Arrived? " The editors of libertarian flagship Reason magazine and many fellow travelers hailed the story, which featured several prominent movement figures such as Nick Gillespie and former MTV veejay Kennedy.

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