Justin Amash Mulling Senate RunSubmitted by EricHoffer on Mon, 03/11/2013 - 22:33
Check this out folks, this is awesome news. Rand needs help in the Senate!
Washington — The field of potential GOP candidates running for U.S. Sen. Carl Levin's seat in 2014 widened this week.
U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, a young firebrand in the lower chamber who has championed a Ron Paul-style of libertarian politics, said Monday he is "certainly open" to a run in 2014.
"Frankly, we can't afford to nominate another unelectable establishment Republican," Amash, R-Cascade Township, told The Detroit News. "History shows they don't appeal to moderate and independent voters."
He joins U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Brighton, who he is eying the seat now that Levin, the Detroit Democrat, announced last week he won't seek re-election.
"I am giving it serious consideration," Rogers said in a statement. Rogers, a former state legislator and FBI special agent, was first elected to the House in 2000 and has worked his way up to become chairman of the House intelligence committee.
Another contender surfaced on the Democratic side.
From The Detroit News: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130311/POLITICS02/30311...