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Thaddeus Mccotter

Someecards Helpfully Commemorate A Political Debacle

Posted 07.08.2013 | Detroit

Birthdays. Breakups. Social media fails. For every occasion, a Someecard is waiting to be shared. So fear not, politicos hoping to mark the one-yea...

GOP Congressman Who Resigned Points Finger At Former Top Aide

MLive | Posted 06.12.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT (AP) -- Ex-Michigan U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter has sued a former top aide and an ex-intern, saying they deliberately submitted forged nominat...

Dem Who 'Stunned Everybody' Faced With Fast-Approaching Deadline

AP | By HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 01.17.2013 | Detroit

WASHINGTON -- Driving from Michigan in his Ford F150 pickup truck, David Curson arrived in Washington a week ago. He set up an office last Sunday, was...

Brother Calls House Candidate 'Mentally Unbalanced'

Posted 11.06.2012 | Detroit

Five days before Michigan voters will choose a new successor to the U.S. House seat vacated by former Rep. Thaddeus McCotter, an already strange race ...

Santa Claus Impersonator Tries To Win After Sudden GOP Exit

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics

NORTHVILLE, Mich. — It seemed things couldn't get more muddled after U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter, a Republican who appeared destined for easy re...

House Candidate Reportedly Wanted To Make Students Cry

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

Former high school teacher Kerry Bentivolio, who is running for Rep. Thaddeus McCotter's southeast Michigan seat, told his students on the first day o...

Criminal Charges For Staffers In McCotter Petition Forgery Scandal

Posted 08.12.2012 | Detroit

Four campaign staffers of former Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (R-Mich) face multiple criminal charges of allegedly perpetuating election fraud: the latest t...

Write Away: Will Nancy Cassis Win Thad McCotter's Old Seat?

Detroit Free Press | Todd Spangler | Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

WASHINGTON -- Her name may not be on the ballot, but former state Sen. Nancy Cassis is poised to win what could be a ticket to Congress anyway in Tues...

My Member of Congress Just Resigned -- Now What?

Marci Harris | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics
Marci Harris

Given the extensive special election process, districts left behind when a Member of Congress calls it quits are inevitably without representation for several months.

Thad McCotter's Congressional Seat Up For Grabs

Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley called Tuesday for a special election to replace 11th district U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (R-Mich.) who resigned unexpectedly o...

GOP Rep Resigning From Congress

Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (R-Mich.) is resigning from his post in Congress. The Michigan Republican addressed his decision to step down in a statement...

GOP Congressman Ends Write-In Campaign For 6th Term

AP | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan announced Saturday that he would not seek a sixth term through a write-in campaign aft...

GOP Rep Faces Major Roadblock After Campaign Hiccup

AP | KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

LANSING, Mich. -- U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan should have had an easy time knocking off a little-known opponent in the Republican primary ...

GOP Rep. Taking Unconventional Action To Clean Up 'Mess'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Thad McCotter (R-Mich.) announced Tuesday that he will run a write-in campaign for reelection to his seat, agreeing with Michigan's secretar...

WATCH: Maddow Marvels At Romney Supporter's Stance On Key Issue

Posted 02.28.2012 | Media

Rachel Maddow marveled at Representative Thaddeus McCotter, a Romney supporter who disagreed with his candidate's opposition to the auto bailout, on T...

Jason Linkins

Jon Huntsman Faces The Possibility Of Debate Exclusion

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.27.2011 | Media

As readers know, we've been trying to keep abreast of the struggles of some of GOP candidates to earn a spot at the many televised debates the media h...

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For September 23, 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

Another week has come and gone in this seemingly interminable campaign season. We've notched debate number seven -- SEVEN, as in the David Fincher mov...

GOP Candidate Quits Presidential Primary Race

Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (R-Mich.) is terminating his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, The Detroit News reports. McCotter launche...

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For September 16, 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

This week, America got to experience the fifth debate between the GOP candidates, to which America responded, "We've had four of these things already?...

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For September 9, 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

This week, the 2012 campaign took a trip to Simi Valley, California, where the Reagan Library played host to another of the 382 debates that are sched...

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Sept. 2, 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

It's been less than three weeks since the Ames Straw Poll, and the narrative of this still-young campaign season is flush with Rick Perry triumphalism...

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Late Returns: Mitt Romney Still Loved By 'Insiders'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.01.2011 | Politics

Cursory examinations of "the polls" lead us to conclude that Rick Perry is very popular, at the moment, with "the people who participate in polls." Wh...

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Aug. 26, 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

For many, many weeks, we've been told the same old story: no matter who joins the GOP field, no matter how many different varieties of candidate there...

Michigan Protesters Rally For Jobs Outside Thaddeus McCotter's Office

Connie Cuellar | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

By Connie Cuellar PLYMOUTH, MICH. -- The quiet suburban Main Street here burst into a political “flash mob” Friday when more than 100 protestor...

GOP Candidates Attend NH Lobster Bake And Straw Poll

Patch.com | Posted 10.20.2011 | Politics

At least five GOP presidential candidates expected to attend the New Hampshire Young Republicans Lobster Bake and Straw Poll. Live coverage and full r...