Congress

Former state lawmakers Mike Bishop and Andrew "Rocky" Roczkowski are among supporters of challenger David Trott

Byrnes ran in a Democratic primary for State Senate in 2010 but lost. Walberg is in his third term in Congress.

Dingell will surpass the late Robert Byrd on Friday as longest-serving member of Congress ever

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A group of Republicans in Congress is casting an eye on the Endangered Species Act. The law was approved in 1973 with encouragement by the Nixon administration to help prevent threatened plants and animals from becoming extinct. The federal threatened and endangered list includes several Michigan species like the Kirtland’s warbler and the piping plover.

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West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton (R-Saint Joseph) isn’t ruling out a run for U.S. Senate next year. He isn’t ruling it in, either. With Democrat Carl Levin’s decision to retire next year, Upton says Republicans have a chance to take that seat in 2014.

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