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Has Todd Courser set his sights on Candice Miller? 2013

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2013 2013 2013 <span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/--9N1Wo0HgwA/UjNf2dZA0AI/AAAAAAAAHhE/y1cJZKYFR8k/s1600/untitled+(38).png" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="200" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/--9N1Wo0HgwA/UjNf2dZA0AI/AAAAAAAAHhE/y1cJZKYFR8k/s200/untitled+(38).png" width="200" /></a></div><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Todd Courser is an interesting character within the inner circle of Michigan Republican politics.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">A tea party loyalist, the Lapeer lawyer&nbsp;unsuccessfully ran for state House, state Senate and State Board of Education within a 2-year span, 2008-10. <o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Yet, he shook the GOP establishment to its core by nearly defeating party Chairman Bobby Schostak in his bid for re-election at the 2013&nbsp;state convention.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Now, Courser is mentioned as a possible tea party candidate to run for governor, lieutenant governor, Congress or to make another bid for the Legislature or Board of Education.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">But in <a href="http://www.toddcourser.com/who_is_primarying_the_governor" target="_blank">an email</a> he sent on Thursday to&nbsp;party activists, it sounded like Courser may have his eye on challenging Macomb County’s own Candice Miller in the 2014 House races.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Courser was so harsh in his Sept. 11 email criticism of Miller, a Harrison Township Republican, that he later had to backpedal and make some corrections to his portrayal of the congresswoman’s voting record. Blowback from Miller's staff and supporters&nbsp;sparked the clarifications.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Courser conceded that he wrongly stated that Miller supported the TARP and economic stimulus bills.&nbsp;Without much of an apology, he shifted gears and said Miller supported a 2009 bill that essentially blocked big bonuses for CEOs of banks that received taxpayer-funded bailouts. And the congresswoman, Courser added,&nbsp;supported&nbsp;supplemental funding for highway construction projects that were being threatened with shutdown in numerous states.</span></span></span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;"><o:p></o:p></span></span></span>&nbsp;</div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span lang="EN" style="color: #333333; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; letter-spacing: 0.4pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">“To me the argument is one of semantics, but when one is in a primary for Congress, semantics become really important,” he wrote in a follow-up email. “She voted for a stimulus bill and a TARP bill, but not ‘the’ stimulus bill or ‘the’ TARP bill. &nbsp;I should have sourced it in the original email so any confusion could have been avoided. &nbsp;Despite the confusion, my original point stands. &nbsp;There are plenty of examples of a lack of fiscal conservatism in our Republican Party from our governor to Congress.”<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span lang="EN" style="color: #333333; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; letter-spacing: 0.4pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Miller's team is essentially laughing off the clumsy Courser attack. They dismiss him as a four-time loser.</span></span></span></div><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span lang="EN" style="color: #333333; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; letter-spacing: 0.4pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">It’s hard to imagine Candice Miller, with her long track record, losing a Republican primary in a district that is essentially dominated by Macomb County voters. But the 10<sup>th</sup>District spans from Sterling Heights to the tip of the Thumb Area.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span lang="EN" style="color: #333333; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; letter-spacing: 0.4pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Perhaps Courser’s Lapeer County base offers an opportunity to rally the northern and rural sections of the district to his side.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> Stay tuned.</span><br /><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><o:p><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;">&nbsp;</span></o:p></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/--9N1Wo0HgwA/UjNf2dZA0AI/AAAAAAAAHhE/y1cJZKYFR8k/s1600/untitled+(38).png" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="200" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/--9N1Wo0HgwA/UjNf2dZA0AI/AAAAAAAAHhE/y1cJZKYFR8k/s200/untitled+(38).png" width="200" /></a></div><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Todd Courser is an interesting character within the inner circle of Michigan Republican politics.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">A tea party loyalist, the Lapeer lawyer&nbsp;unsuccessfully ran for state House, state Senate and State Board of Education within a 2-year span, 2008-10. <o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Yet, he shook the GOP establishment to its core by nearly defeating party Chairman Bobby Schostak in his bid for re-election at the 2013&nbsp;state convention.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Now, Courser is mentioned as a possible tea party candidate to run for governor, lieutenant governor, Congress or to make another bid for the Legislature or Board of Education.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">But in <a href="http://www.toddcourser.com/who_is_primarying_the_governor" target="_blank">an email</a> he sent on Thursday to&nbsp;party activists, it sounded like Courser may have his eye on challenging Macomb County’s own Candice Miller in the 2014 House races.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Courser was so harsh in his Sept. 11 email criticism of Miller, a Harrison Township Republican, that he later had to backpedal and make some corrections to his portrayal of the congresswoman’s voting record. Blowback from Miller's staff and supporters&nbsp;sparked the clarifications.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Courser conceded that he wrongly stated that Miller supported the TARP and economic stimulus bills.&nbsp;Without much of an apology, he shifted gears and said Miller supported a 2009 bill that essentially blocked big bonuses for CEOs of banks that received taxpayer-funded bailouts. And the congresswoman, Courser added,&nbsp;supported&nbsp;supplemental funding for highway construction projects that were being threatened with shutdown in numerous states.</span></span></span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;"><o:p></o:p></span></span></span>&nbsp;</div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span lang="EN" style="color: #333333; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; letter-spacing: 0.4pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">“To me the argument is one of semantics, but when one is in a primary for Congress, semantics become really important,” he wrote in a follow-up email. “She voted for a stimulus bill and a TARP bill, but not ‘the’ stimulus bill or ‘the’ TARP bill. &nbsp;I should have sourced it in the original email so any confusion could have been avoided. &nbsp;Despite the confusion, my original point stands. &nbsp;There are plenty of examples of a lack of fiscal conservatism in our Republican Party from our governor to Congress.”<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span lang="EN" style="color: #333333; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; letter-spacing: 0.4pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Miller's team is essentially laughing off the clumsy Courser attack. They dismiss him as a four-time loser.</span></span></span></div><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span lang="EN" style="color: #333333; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; letter-spacing: 0.4pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">It’s hard to imagine Candice Miller, with her long track record, losing a Republican primary in a district that is essentially dominated by Macomb County voters. But the 10<sup>th</sup>District spans from Sterling Heights to the tip of the Thumb Area.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span lang="EN" style="color: #333333; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; letter-spacing: 0.4pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Perhaps Courser’s Lapeer County base offers an opportunity to rally the northern and rural sections of the district to his side.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> Stay tuned.</span><br /><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><o:p><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;">&nbsp;</span></o:p></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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