Libertarian - Leaning Rep. Justin Amash Considering Senate RunSubmitted by emalvini on Thu, 03/14/2013 - 13:07
Libertarian - Leaning Rep. Justin Amash Considering Senate Run
Alex Pappas | Political Reporter
March 14, 2013 | 12:18AM ET
WASHINGTON — It wasn’t a typical introduction for a member of Congress.
“Most recently, he had the honor of being distinguished as a libertarian ‘wacko bird’ by Sen. John McCain.”
The crowd of young libertarians sipping pints of Guinness at a downtown D.C. Irish pub on Wednesday night burst into applause at what they considered to be a badge of honor for this rising star, seen as part of a new crop of liberty-movement legislators.