3 hrs ago
Battle Creek Enquirer
Letter: Brian Ellis' attacks on Amash reveal lack of integrity
I have also met with Justin Amash. Amash talks talks about wht he has done in Congress.
8 hrs ago
CDC Sees Low Ebola Risk to United States Via International Flights
Republicans hope to pass $659 million in supplemental spending for the border crisis before leaving for the August recess, Speaker John A. Boehner said after a GOP conference meeting Tuesday.
12 hrs ago
Senate to vote on ending NSA's dragnet metadata collection
United States Senator Patrick Leahy introduced an updated version of his USA Freedom Act on Capitol Hill early Tuesday and urged his colleagues to use this "historical opportunity" to reform government surveillance.
15 hrs ago
Detroit Free Press backs Amash, Bentivolio challenger
The Detroit Free Press is supporting Rep. Justin Amash and the businessman challenging Rep. Kerry Bentivolio , endorsing two likely winners ahead of next Tuesday's primary.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
U.S. Chamber Seeks to Oust Boehner Tea Party Antagonists
The Byron Days Festival parade was still marching in the street behind him when Representative Justin Amash paused from shaking voters' hands to shrug off a question about being a target of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
The Washington Post
If the Chamber of Commerce backs Mary Landrieu, shea ll join a shrinking club
If the Chamber of Commerce backs Sen. Mary Landrieu for reelection, she will join an shrinking club: Democrats backed by the nation's largest business group.
The Heartland Institute
Area Lobbyist: Why Do Republicans Want To Kill My Job?
John Feehery's piece here on the dangers of rising Republican skepticism for big business is an amusing read , not just because I'm pretty sure nearly every sentence of it can be debunked in whole or in part.
Energy group boosts Alexander - Abercrombie trails by 10 -...
Energy group boosts Alexander - Abercrombie trails by 10 - Chamber: No decisions in Louisiana Senate - You've got the wrong twin The following newsletter is an abridged version of Campaign Pro's Morning Score.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Michigan Delegation: 5 races to watch on Aug 5 primary; 4 Lansing Democratic unite (kinda) in primary
While we are exactly 100 days from the Nov. 4 general election, we are focused on the election in nine days: the Democratic and Republican primaries.
Detroit Free Press
Endorsements: These Michigan congressional candidates deserve to advance next round
Like Americans elsewhere, Michigan voters hold Congress in bitter contempt for being long on accusation and short on constructive collaboration.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Mich. Chamber on the air for Ellis
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce and the Grand Rapids Area Chamber have begun airing TV ads to support Rep. Justin Amash's Republican primary opponent, Brian Ellis.
Michigan primary is start of US House shakeup
The Aug. 5 election features a bit of everything: four open seats, two heavily-financed challenges to incumbents and the start to replacing the longest-serving member of Congress in history.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Congressional campaign spending ramps up as election nears
Rep. Kerry Bentivolio, R-Mich., is facing a strong challenge in the Aug. 5 Republican primary from Birmingham lawyer and businessman Dave Trott, who had a 22-point lead in the Free Press poll.
Lansing State Journal
Bishop raising twice the cash as McMillion in congressional race spending
Former state Senate Majority Leader Mike Bishop has raised more than twice as much as state Rep. Tom McMillin in the battle for the GOP nomination in Michigan's 8th congressional district.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Challenger Brian Ellis says voters aren't represented with Rep. Justin Amash in Congress
Local businessman Brian Ellis talks about his campaign inside The Grand Rapids Press and MLive Media Group in downtown Grand Rapids Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Undocumented children: Borders or morals?
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Details about undocumented children who come alone to Grand Rapids are so secretive that even one of our elected officials said he doesn't know how many have come here.
US News & World Report
Freedom Act 'Close' One Year After Amash's NSA Attempt
Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., right, led the initial fight against NSA surveillance.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Candidates in Michigan's 4th Congressional District meet in...
Moments before two U.S. congressional candidates took center stage at Williams Township Hall on Tuesday evening, Bob Stark took his seat in the back row of folding chairs.
Lansing State Journal
Ballot set for Aug. 5 primary election
Area residents will have some decisions to make when voting in the Aug. 5 primary election.