Garrett Quinn on Justin Amash's Re-election Challenge


Rep. Justin Amash (R-Michigan), the "next Ron Paul" who rode to Congress in 2010 on the national wave of outrage over Obamacare and government spending, could face a tough challenge to his seat this year, writes Garrett Quinn. The Motor State's third district has been redrawn with more Democrats, and two well funded candidates — former judge Steve Pestka and former TV producer Trevor Thomas — are lining up to run against him in November. And that's not even counting the Republicans who are so incensed by the "libertarian in Republican clothing" that they have lined up with Democrats against Amash.