Saturday Mar 8
Jeff Duncan Assails Obama Jobs Record
U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan isn't having any of the "recovery" spin coming out of Barack Obama's White House.
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Saturday Mar 8
The Greenville News
Guest column: Allow offshore oil, gas as option
South Carolinians know and appreciate the benefits of domestic energy production.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
National Review Online
Betsy Woodruff: Tim Scott: Trey Gowdy for the Supreme Court
Over the past year or so, Gowdy, a South Carolina Republican congressman, has drawn substantial national attention, winning adulation from Tea Party activists who like his tough questioning in committee hearings.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Greenville News
Editorial: Oil exploration gets needed nudge
The Obama administration last week took a tentative but encouraging step toward that reality when it released an environmental report that included rules for oil surveys in an area off the East Coast from New England to central Florida.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
HOH: Thinking Like a Terrorist With House Homeland Security | Madisonville
The government spends billions of dollars to find terrorists and plug leaks in the borders.
Trey Gowdy Drops The Hammer On IRS Scandal
This website had some initial trepidation regarding U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy . We weren't sure at first whether the Upstate South Carolina prosecutor would become a reliable free market vote or another in a long line of Bible Thumping status quo backers like former Rep. Bob Inglis.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Partisan Split on Common Core Evident in Congress
A spate of Republican-sponsored legislation on Capitol Hill makes clear that the partisan edge to criticism of the common-core academic standards isn't restricted to state legislatures.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Congressman drafts bill to add more accountability to DHS acquisition practices
The chairman of a Department of Homeland Security subcommittee has drafted a bill that would force the agency to change its acquisition practices, according to Federal News Radio.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Fri Feb 21, 2014
The Aiken Standard
Letter: Cash the right choice for senate
Looking around the room at the North Augusta Community Center on Feb. 8, I saw people that helped put Lindsey Graham in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Duncan talks debt, energy
Third District Rep. Jeff Duncan spoke to business leaders in the Greenwood community Thursday at the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce's first event on the 2014 legislative series.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Independent Women's Forum
What--If Anything--Does "House of Cards" Say About Washington?
Although I am a huge fan of the original, U.K. version of "House of Cards, " I haven't yet seen the U.S. show starring Kevin Spacey as ruthless Washington politician Frank Underwood.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Lawmakers Deliver Memorable 'House of Cards' Lines
Fans of the Netflix political drama "House of Cards" gleefully watch Kevin Spacey's evil "lowly House Majority Whip" Frank Underwood utter many cold, calculating lines in the popular political drama - but his cynical outlook takes on a whole new meaning when delivered by real lawmakers.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
'Welcome to Washington': Real politicians channel cut-throat Frank...
Man discovers local Walmart employee he'd known almost 25 YEARS is his SISTER after being shown her photograph from one of his other four estranged siblings Heartbreak for the holiday weekend! Northeast braces for another dose of thundersleet with more than 2,000 flights canceled, snow-clogged streets and 1.2million without power Bullied teen ... (more)
Daily Policy Digest
The EXPAND Act
A new House energy bill would bring more efficiency to the U.S. energy sector by peeling back regulations, says Nicolas Loris, a fellow at the Heritage Foundation.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Equivalent Expressions and the Common Core Standards
When I was in school, I learned about the transitive property of equality. That's the math principle that says if A = B and B = C, then A = C. For example, if 3*4=12 and 2*6=12, then 3*4=2*6.
Stereotyping In Congress, Then and Now
In the year 1922 the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the U.S. House of Representatives held hearings on a joint resolution in support of the Balfour Declaration.
SC Congressmen Act Lines from House of Cards
Members of the South Carolina congressional delegation are paying tribute to a fictional Palmetto State Congressmen.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
House of Cards' returns en masse
What better way to spend Valentine's Day but to binge out on the machinations of the most duplicitous Washington power couple ever to grace the small screen? 'House of Cards' returns tomorrow to Netflix, the Internet streaming video service that threw away the Hollywood playbook a year ago when it sent out all 13 hour-long episodes of its flagship ... (more)
Congressional Opposition Mounts Against Common Core
A week after nine GOP senators introduced a resolution opposing the Common Core state education standards, House Republicans have taken up the cause, with a total of 43 members signing on to a measure.