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McCotter to Announce Candidacy on Saturday

McCotter to Announce Candidacy on Saturday

U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan will officially join the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination during a Fourth of July festival in his home state on Saturday evening, according to the Detroit News.  McCotter’s announcement wasn’t entirely unexpected. McCotter, 45, who has been flirting with a possible presidential candidacy for the past few months, [...]

Cuomo Sets Sept. 13 Special Election to Replace Weiner

Cuomo Sets Sept. 13 Special Election to Replace Weiner

In a statement released earlier today, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for a special election on Sept. 13 to replace former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, who stepped down on June 16 after being involved in an embarrassing “sexting” scandal. New York’s 9th congressional district, which includes parts of Brooklyn and Queens, is considered solidly [...]