TribLIVE

| Politics


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

House Intelligence chairman may run for Levin's seat

By The Associated Press
Sunday, March 10, 2013, 7:45 p.m.
 

HOWELL, Mich. — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, a Republican, said he's seriously considering running for Michigan's Senate seat that Democrat Carl Levin is vacating next year.

The 78-year-old Levin announced on Thursday that he wouldn't run again when his term expires in 2014.

Rogers told the Detroit Free Press hat he's “giving the Senate race serious consideration.”

The 49-year-old ex-FBI agent has served in Congress since 2001.

Other Republicans considering running include ex-Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land and U.S. Rep. Justin Amash.

On the Democratic side of the aisle, Rep. Gary Peters of Bloomfield Township is pondering a possible run.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Penguins’ Crosby details his mumps experience
  2. Starkey: Pederson had to go at Pitt
  3. Steelers, young and old, thirst for opportunity to reach the postseason
  4. Pederson’s 2nd tenure as the athletic director at Pitt comes to abrupt end
  5. QB Smith is chief concern for Steelers’ defense
  6. Erie man charged with 1990 slaying of Virginia Beach woman
  7. Demolition project at Oliver’s Pourhouse in Greensburg moves ahead
  8. Armstrong man dies in single-vehicle crash
  9. Developer reveals Buncher plans for 400 Strip District apartments, townhomes
  10. Chryst returns home, named football coach at Wisconsin
  11. Judge dismisses littering charge against City Council president Kraus
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.