Thad McCotter

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A judge has ordered two men who worked for a Detroit-area congressman to stand trial in a campaign scandal.

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Testimony has begun in the case of two staffers of former Congressman Thaddeus McCotter accused of ballot petition fraud.

The investigation into former Congressman Thad McCotter’s reelection campaign has cost the state $27,0000

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The Michigan Attorney General has charged four people with conspiring to commit election fraud.

Taxpayers might be able dodge the $650,000 cost of a special primary to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Congressman Thad McCotter. But only if the election is cancelled due to a lack of candidates.

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Republican Congressman Thad McCotter has been officially removed from the August primary ballot by a state elections board.