Inside and outside of Oakland

McCotter featured speaker at Lincoln-Reagan Day dinner

  In another sign that U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter is weighing whether to jump into the Republican presidential nominating race, the congressman, whose district includes west Oakland County, is the keynote speaker at the Adams County GOP’s 2011 Lincoln-Reagan Day Dinner in Quincy, Ill.

Is U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter running for president? It sure looks that way

  U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter, R-Livonia, who is weighing a run for president in 2012, announced Tuesday he would meet in Plymouth at 3 p.m. to offer greetings on Republican Mitt Romney's visit to Michigan.

Three-day Mackinac Policy Conference is underway

  The annual Mackinac Policy Conference got underway Wednesday with opening remarks by Gov. Rick Snyder.
  The three-day conference ends Friday. To view a livestream of the event, click here.