Thaddeus McCotter

GOP Primary For Last Weeks Of Rep. McCotter’s Term

Five southeast Michigan Republicans are competing for a chance to fill the final weeks of ex-U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter’s term in Congress.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2012

Kerry Bentivolio - Sayed Taj

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

Left to right: Paul Seewald, Attorney Tim Dinan, Don Yoewchaung. (WWJ Photo)

McCotter Staffers Arraigned In Petition Signature Scandal

A third ex-campaign staffer of former Michigan Congressman Thad McCotter has been arraigned on charges tied to phony petition signatures.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2012

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette. (WWJ Photo/George Fox)

4 Charged In McCotter Petition Investigation

Calling it a “mess” and a “fiasco” Michigan’s attorney general has charged four people following an investigation of fake and duplicate signatures on the nominating petitions submitted by then-U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012


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


With McCotter Gone, Chaos Rules 11th District Race

And to think that just months ago, the race for Michigan’s 11th Congressional District was shaping up to be uneventful.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2012

(Credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

More Republicans File To Run For 11th Congressional District Seat

Four more Republicans have filed to run for the 11th Congressional District seat recently vacated by Thaddeus McCotter, ensuring that there will be a special election September 5.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2012

(Credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Special Election In 11th District May Be Scrapped

A costly special election to fill the last two months of former Republican Rep. Thaddeus McCotter’s congressional term could be canceled if just one candidate runs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2012

Thaddeus McCotter. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

McCotter Resigns As U.S. Rep. For 11th Congressional District

Representative Thaddeus McCotter resigned Friday as U.S. Rep. for Michigan’s 11th District.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2012

Thaddeus McCotter. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Mich. Congressman Circulated Idea For TV Show

Michigan Congressman Thaddeus McCotter says he circulated an idea for a lowbrow comedy TV show to at least one filmmaker and shared the script with some staffers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2012