| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:04 PM
WASHINGTON — In a closed-door meeting on Wednesday, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) listed the beliefs he said united Republicans, urging them not to "confuse tactics with principles."
"The differences between us are dwarfed by the...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:05 PM
NILES, Mich. – Republican Congressman Fred Upton toured the Pilkington manufacturing facility in Niles Friday as the company celebrated work place safety.
Upton announced he is leaning on voting "no" to the president's proposal on military...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:56 PM
The decision to delay implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's employer mandate is either a welcome opportunity to make common-sense improvements to the law or more evidence of the coming train wreck that it represents, local...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:45 PM
COVERT TOWNSHIP, MI – After touring the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant and meeting with officials there on Friday, Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, said he was sure that full corrective measures had been taken that allowed the facility to...
| May 13, 2013
| 3:08 AM
VAN BUREN COUNTY -- Michigan Congressman Fred Upton, R- St. Joseph, along with a commissioner from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will head to southwest Michigan today, to get a first-hand look at the troubled Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in Van...
| May 10, 2013
| 1:26 PM
U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski voted this week in favor of a bill that would allow private-sector employees to trade overtime pay for paid time off at the same rate of 1.5 hours per hour of overtime worked.
The bill passed by a vote of 223-204 with mostly...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:29 PM
The Hill, a political newspaper, unveiled its annual list of the 50 richest lawmakers on Tuesday. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas, held on to the top slot with a cool $290.5 million.
"McCaul remains in the stratosphere of the very richest...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:46 PM
The Supreme Court answered some key constitutional questions about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Thursday, but the political controversy surrounding the health care law seems far from settled.
Sean Savage, a Saint Mary’s...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 10:11 PM
2012 Election Results By County:
Branch County (Excel document)
Van Buren County...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:37 AM
It's Election Day in Michigan.
The state’s primary is taking place.
Polls opened this morning at 7:00 and will stay open until 8:00 tonight.
There are several statewide and local races, including the big battle in the 6th congressional district...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 8:11 PM
Fred Upton's long run in Congress appears likely to continue as the St. Joseph Republican easily defeated Kalamazoo challenger Jack Hoogendyk in Tuesday's primary election in Michigan.
A St. Joseph Republican who two years ago became chairman of the...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:40 PM
MISHAWAKA -- Newly elected U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski spoke to The Tribune on Thursday about her vote to suspend the federal debt ceiling, federal pay and other fiscal issues facing the 113th Congress.
Along with 86 Democrats and 199 Republicans,...