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Thu September 1, 2011
McCotter complains of exclusion from debate
U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter is complaining about his exclusion from next week's MSNBC Republican presidential debate because of his standing in the polls.
Booth Newspapers says MSNBC required candidates to get at least 4 percent support in one of eight polls. McCotter is a recent entrant to the race, officially declaring July 4.
Speaking Wednesday on "The Dennis Miller Show," the Livonia congressman said some of the eight candidates who'll be on stage Sept. 7 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library are tied with him in the latest Quinnipiac University poll. That's because they did better in earlier polls.
That poll shows McCotter, Jon Huntsman and Rick Santorum all at 1 percent.
The Associated Press left phone and email messages with MSNBC seeking comment after business hours Wednesday.