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Michigan Congressman Thad McCotter will not seek reelection

Michigan Congressman Thad McCotter will not seek reelection

LIVONIA, Mich. (WJBK) – U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan announced Saturday that he would not seek a sixth term through a write-in campaign after he failed to get enough signatures to get on the ballot. McCotter ran a little-noticed Republican presidential campaign last year before asking voters to re-elect him to his Detroit-area congressional seat. He surprised everyone late last month when he announced the Michigan secretary of state’s [...]

Obama will not be spreading the wealth around! no campaign cash for congressional Democrats

Obama will not be spreading the wealth around! no campaign cash for congressional Democrats

It appears that President Obama is not about to “spread the wealth around” to re-election seeking Democrats.  Guess the cash is not rolling in or Obama is fearful he will need every dollar to defeat the Republican nominee following his dismal record. President Obama’s re-election campaign has told Democratic congressional counterparts it will not be transferring money to them before the November elections. “Our top priority and focus is to [...]

Maine Senator Olympia Snowe will not seek re-election – Full Statement

Maine Senator Olympia Snowe will not seek re-election – Full Statement

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     STATEMENT OF SENATOR OLYMPIA J. SNOWE ON RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN FOR UNITED STATES SENATE WASHINGTON, D.C – Three-term Senator Olympia J. Snowe (R-Maine) issued the following statement today with regard to her re-election campaign: “After an extraordinary amount of reflection and consideration, I am announcing today that I will not be a candidate for re-election to the United States Senate. “After 33 [...]

Indiana Congressman Dan Burton Retiring

Indiana Congressman Dan Burton Retiring

Beware, all ye cantaloupes in Indiana — Dan Burton is coming home. The Indianapolis Star reports that the Republican congressman, who was first elected in 1982, announced his retirement today at the Indiana statehouse. Over time, the once-entrenched Burton has become increasingly vulnerable to a primary, and he was already facing four opponents this year. In 2008, he won by only 52%-45% in a two-way race. Then in 2010, with [...]

Barney Frank won't seek reelection in 2012

Barney Frank won't seek reelection in 2012

Congressman Barney Frank will hold a news conference at 1 pm ET to announce that he will not seek re-election in 2012. US Representative Barney Frank, the state’s highest-profile congressman and one of the nation’s leading liberal voices after being among its first openly gay elected officials, planned to announce today that he will not reelection next year. A top adviser told the Globe that the new district in which [...]