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Kerry Bentivolio

Controversial farmer Kerry Bentivolio is heading to Capitol Hill -- after winning the election to replace Thaddeus McCotter in Michigan's 11th District. (credit: Sandra McNeil)

Bentivolio’s Impeachment Talk Criticized

Michigan’s Democratic Party chairman criticized a metro Detroit congressman Wednesday for saying it would be a “dream come true” to seek the impeachment of President Barack Obama.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2013

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Reindeer Farmer Turned Mich. Congressman Wishes To Impeach Obama

“Some people… no matter what Obama does, he’s still the greatest president they’ve ever had. That’s what you’re fighting,” he said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2013

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Reindeer Rancher Will Soon Be Representing 11th District

There’s a new U.S. Congressman in town and he also happens to be a reindeer rancher.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2012

(Photo: Sandra McNeill, WWJ) Kerry Bentivolio is heading to Capital Hill -- after winning the election to replace Thaddeus McCotter in Michigan's 11th District.

Controversial Farmer, Santa Claus, Bentivolio Wins McCotter’s Seat

His brother Phillip Bentivolio gave an interview where he called him “mentally unbalanced” and predicted he’ll eventually spend time in prison.

CBS Detroit–11/07/2012

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Bentivolio Wins Special US House GOP Primary

Kerry Bentivolio beat four other southeastern Michigan Republicans in a special primary Wednesday and will advance to a special general election to fill the final weeks of ex-U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter’s congressional term.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2012

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Congressional Candidate Reprimanded, School Records Show

Congressional candidate Kerry Bentivolio was reprimanded earlier this year for intimidating and threatening students at the Michigan high school where he taught, school records show.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2012

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Outsider’s Nomination Makes Mich. Race Competitive

The race for a Michigan congressional seat once considered a Republican lock may now be up for grabs after GOP voters nominated the only candidate who managed to get on the ballot — a reindeer rancher some party officials have labeled as an extremist.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2012

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Bentivolio To Face Taj For McCotter’s Seat

Tea party favorite Kerry Bentivolio has won the Republican primary in Michigan for the U.S. House seat abandoned by former Rep. Thaddeus McCotter and will face off against Democtatic nominated Syed Taj in November.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2012

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GOP Senate Race, House Contests Top Michigan Primary

Michigan voters will choose a Republican to take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow and could change history by dropping one or both of the state’s two black congressmen in Tuesday’s primary election.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2012

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Write-In Candidate Could Win 11th District

One of the most talked about congressional races in southeast Michigan is in the 11th District which encompasses parts of western Wayne and Oakland counties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2012

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