Saturday, November 3, 2012
Even relatives are drawn into the mix of odd stories coming out of the district, which includes White Lake and Highland.
In the final days before the Nov. 6 general election, the 11th District Congressional race has taken more twists and turns than a Six Flags roller coaster. The race started out in strange territory, when a review of re-election petitions for former 11th District Congressman Thaddeus McCotter showed he hadn't gathered enough signatures to qualify for the ballot. McCotter aides are facing trials in connection with the campaign scandal. Politico.com reported Nov. 1 that the brother of Republican candidate Kerry Bentivolio told Michigan Information and Research Service (MIRS), a subscription-based news service, that his brother is "mentally unbalanced". Phillip Bentivolio also claims his brother owes him $20,000; Politico.com quotes Kerry …
Monday, October 8, 2012
Have a question for 11th Congressional Republican Candidate Kerry Bentivolio? Join him today, Monday, at noon on Reddit.com.
Kerry Bentivolio (R) will be hosting an online "town hall" forum today on reddit.com at noon. According to a press release from Bentivolio, he will be answering as many questions as possible on the popular website. "Depending on the volume of questions, I might not be able to answer every single one... but I'll do my best," he said in the release. "All of the questions and answers will be on the record and available for all the world to see. I've made transparency a campaign pledge, and I believe it is important for people to make informed decisions about the candidates who hope to represent them in Washington." Bentivolio said he's happy to take any question from anyone, and that he picked Reddit as the place to host the forum because it'…
Monday, August 20, 2012
Additional fraudulent petitions may have been submitted by former Congressman Thaddeus McCotter's campaign in 2008 and 2010.