Elections 101: Ten facts about Thaddeus McCotter and his run for president

3. Where does he stand on the issues?

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    Then House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) (R) reacts to remarks from U.S. President Barack Obama during his first State of the Union address on January 27, 2010. Next to Rep. Rep. Boehner are Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) (center) and Thaddeus McCotter (R-MI) (left).
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McCotter has strong opinions and he backs them up in his strongly conservative voting record. That includes consistent “yes” votes on anti-abortion, pro-Second Amendment, strong defense, and antitax legislation.

Perhaps most importantly, he voted against the Obama administration's $787 billion stimulus package, earning him tea party praise.

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