Fred Upton

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Frederick Stephen Upton (born April 23, 1953) is the U.S.wikipedia
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United States congressional delegations from Michigan

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Following the retirement of Sander Levin at the end of the 115th Congress, Upton became the dean of Michigan's congressional delegation.

United States House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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A member of the Republican Party and former Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, he has played a major role in shaping post-Obamacare health-care legislation.

Republican Main Street Partnership

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Upton has been a member of moderate Republican factions The Tuesday Group and the Republican Main Street Partnership.
The caucus is led by Chairman Rodney Davis (R-IL) and Co-Chairs Jeff Denham (R-CA), Mario Díaz-Balart (R-FL) and Fred Upton (R-MI).

Don Cooney

Upton defeated Democrat Don Cooney, a Kalamazoo City Commissioner, 59%–39%.
He is also a professor at Western Michigan University's School of Social Work and 2008 Democratic nominee for United States Representative of Michigan's 6th congressional district running against Republican Fred Upton.

Tuesday Group

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Upton has been a member of moderate Republican factions The Tuesday Group and the Republican Main Street Partnership.
Former co-chairs include Charlie Bass, Mike Castle, Jo Ann Emerson, Mark Kirk, and Fred Upton.

115th United States Congress

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Following the retirement of Sander Levin at the end of the 115th Congress, Upton became the dean of Michigan's congressional delegation.
. Fred Upton (R)

Shattuck-Saint Mary's

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Upton attended Shattuck-Saint Mary's, graduating in 1971.
Frederick Stephen Upton, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Michigan's 6th congressional district since 1987, family founded Whirlpool Corporation. Class of 1971.

2012 United States House of Representatives elections in Michigan

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On January 17, 2012, Hoogendyk announced that he would challenge Upton in the primary, the winner of which would face Democrat Mike O'Brien in the general election.
Republican Fred Upton, who has represented the 6th district since 1993 and previously represented the 4th district from 1987 until 1993, will seek re-election.

Energy Tax Prevention Act

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He is the co-sponsor, with Ed Whitfield, of the "Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011" H.R. 910.
The House bill was sponsored by Representatives Fred Upton (R–6th MI) and Ed Whitfield (R–1st KY).

21st Century Cures Act

On December 13, 2016, President Obama signed Upton's 21st Century Cures Act into law.
Another bill with the same name, was introduced by Fred Upton (R–MI) on May 19, 2015.

Drug Quality and Security Act

On September 27, 2013, Upton introduced the Drug Quality and Security Act (H.R. 3204; 113th Congress), a bill that would grant the Food and Drug Administration more power to regulate drug compounding in the wake of the New England Compounding Center meningitis outbreak.
The Drug Quality and Security Act was introduced in the United States House of Representatives on September 27, 2013 by Rep. Fred Upton (R, MI-6).

St. Joseph, Michigan

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Upton was born in St. Joseph, Michigan, the son of Elizabeth B. (née Vial) and Stephen Edward Upton.
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Jack Hoogendyk

Upton was challenged in the Republican primary by former State Representative Jack Hoogendyk.
In March 2010, Hoogendyk announced on his website that he would enter the Republican primary in Michigan's 6th congressional district against incumbent Republican U.S. Congressman Fred Upton.

Kate Upton

Upton's niece is supermodel Kate Upton.
Her uncle is U.S. Representative Fred Upton.

110th United States Congress

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Upton reintroduced a bill by the same title in the 110th United States Congress, which was also referred to that committee and never received a vote.
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Michigan's 4th congressional district

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Upton ran in Michigan's 4th congressional district against incumbent Republican U.S. Congressman Mark Siljander, Stockman's successor.

Michigan's 6th congressional district

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After redistricting, Upton decided to run in the newly redrawn Michigan's 6th congressional district, winning re-election in 1992 to a fourth term with 62% of the vote.

112th United States Congress

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Upton supports a balanced-budget amendment to the Constitution, a proposal that failed to acquire the two-thirds support necessary to pass the House in the 112th Congress.
. Fred Upton (R)

North American Energy Infrastructure Act

On October 22, 2013, Upton introduced the North American Energy Infrastructure Act (H.R. 3301; 113th Congress), a bill that would make changes to permitting requirements for pipelines and other energy infrastructure at international borders.
The North American Energy Infrastructure Act was introduced into the United States House of Representatives on October 22, 2013 by Rep. Fred Upton (R, MI-6).

Federal Communications Commission

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Upton introduced legislation to reverse the FCC's ruling on Net Neutrality in 2015.
Then on June 15, 2006, President George W. Bush signed into law the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2005 sponsored by then-Senator Sam Brownback (now Governor of Kansas), a former broadcaster himself, and endorsed by Congressman Fred Upton of Michigan who authored a similar bill in the United States House of Representatives.

Video Game Decency Act

On September 29, 2006, Upton introduced the Video Game Decency Act to the House during the 109th United States Congress.
The Video Game Decency Act of 2007 was a failed proposed piece of U.S. video game legislation originally introduced into the 109th Congress as by Congressman Fred Upton on September 29, 2006.

New England Compounding Center meningitis outbreak

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On September 27, 2013, Upton introduced the Drug Quality and Security Act (H.R. 3204; 113th Congress), a bill that would grant the Food and Drug Administration more power to regulate drug compounding in the wake of the New England Compounding Center meningitis outbreak.
In September 2013, Michigan U.S. Representative Fred Upton introduced the Drug Quality and Security Act (H.R. 3204; 113th Congress) in response to the meningitis outbreak.