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Rep. Camp won’t run for Michigan Senate seat
The Washington Post ^
| August 16, 2013
| Aaron Blake
Posted on 08/17/2013 2:03:15 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) announced Friday that he will not seek Michigans open Senate seat in 2014.
Rep. Dave Camp (Photo by Katherine Frey/The Washington Post)
I will continue to put my full focus and effort on serving my constituents in mid- and northern-Michigan as their Representative and as Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, Camp said in a statement. That includes creating a stronger economy by making the tax code more effective and efficient; opening new markets for American goods services; and critical oversight of Obamacare and the
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TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: davecamp; michigan
To: cripplecreek; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; LdSentinal; ...
Terri Lynn Land is running and she has some assets (won statewide office, wealthy), but state Republicans remember when she ran for governor in 2010 and dropped out after a horrible debate performance. I wouldn’t write her off yet, but the burden of proof is on her, not the party grass roots.
posted on 08/17/2013 2:05:20 PM PDT
(The War on Drugs is Big Government statism)
Bad news about Camp. I think they were hoping he’d run.
posted on 08/17/2013 2:08:44 PM PDT
To: Clintonfatigued; Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; ...
I'm OK with Land. She's not perfect but she has actually been reaching out to conservatives and tea partiers. She won't be a 50 yard gain but she will be a gain.
Michigan legislative action thread
posted on 08/17/2013 2:12:35 PM PDT
(REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
To: Clintonfatigued; cripplecreek; fieldmarshaldj; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; LdSentinal; ...
Well, if Camp’s heart wasn’t in it, it’s for the best that he’s forgoing a run.
Land could be a very good candidate—I just thought that Camp could hit Peters harder on fiscal issues. I remain cautiously optimistic that we will pick up that seat.
posted on 08/17/2013 3:49:45 PM PDT
(If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll defend your rights?)
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