Michigan Trump Republicans endorse Amash challenger Langlois
Businessman and Grand Rapids-area congressional candidate Joel Langlois has received the endorsement of a leading group of supporters of President Donald Trump. Langlois is running for the state’s 3rd Congressional District, currently held by newly independent U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (I-Cascade Twp.), a district based around Grand Rapids and Battle Creek. Before becoming an independent […]
Michigan in national news: Focus on rural voters, 1 of just 4 swing states?
Is it 2020 yet? No, but it might feel like it, as Michigan remains the subject of intense national focus for next year’s presidential election. Reuters puts the spotlight on rural voters, particularly those in the Upper Midwest who are hurting from President Donald Trump’s trade policies. Meanwhile, Washington Post columnist Dan Balz believes Michigan […]
Amash shows libertarian leanings on guns, campaign finance
U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (I-Cascade Twp.) garnered no shortage of liberal support following his calls for the impeachment of President Donald Trump and his decision to ditch the Republican Party and become an independent. But when it comes to topics like gun control and money in politics, Amash’s libertarian viewpoints remain steadfast — and were […]
Amash tells disheartening tales of Congress as 2020 race heats up
U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (I-Cascade Twp.) made it clear Wednesday that he views his decision to drop the Republican Party and become an independent as an opportunity to disrupt Congress’ “closed process.” The fifth-term, libertarian-leaning congressman from the Grand Rapids area trekked through the state’s diverse 3rd Congressional District for most of the day, making […]