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Tue July 12, 2011
McCotter's U.S. House seat coveted by another politician
With U.S. Rep. Thad McCotter (R - 11th district) running for president, his U.S. House seat is being eyed by politicians with aspirations - specifically by State Senator Mike Kowall (R - White Lake).
McCotter hasn't said yet whether he plans to give up his House seat.
From the Associated Press:
State Sen. Mike Kowall of White Lake Township said Tuesday that he's running regardless of McCotter's plans.
Kowall says McCotter has made it clear he's running for president, not Congress. A request for comment from McCotter's spokeswoman was not immediately returned Tuesday...
Kowall is a former businessman and township supervisor who served in the state House from 1999-2002. He was elected senator last year. His wife is a state representative.