6 hrs ago
U.S. House candidate campaigns in Barnwell
The man hoping to unseat U.S. Rep Joe Wilson in June's Republican primary stopped by Barnwell last week.
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13 hrs ago
The Obama Race Card keeps being played
Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts, Jr. recently wrote a piece with the implication that racism has played a significant role in the criticism of President Obama and, to a lesser extent, Attorney General Eric Holder.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
JCS to tell Congress: Allow pay curbs or harm readiness
U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is giving the Joint Chiefs of Staff an unusual and potentially powerful opportunity to persuade senators they risk a readiness crisis if they don't take significant steps this year to slow growth in military compensation.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
On-base fast food outlets get temporary reprieve from new wage rules
The Labor Department has pulled back - at least temporarily - from new minimum wage rules that had led several fast-food restaurants to end their contracts on military installations and prompted others to possibly follow suit.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
SC congressmen well-heeled for midterm elections
South Carolina's seven congressmen have more than $3 million combined in their campaign accounts heading into this year's elections.
Stars and Stripes
Allow pay curbs or harm readiness, Joint Chiefs expected to tell Congress
U.S. military Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians walk toward a blast pit after detonating four 500-pound bombs during a training event at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, March 16, 2014.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
...Sessions Takes on Secret Amnesty Push
Sen. Jeff Sessions , the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee and arguably the leading intellectual force against amnesty in Congress, is coming out hard against a proposal backed by Majority Leader Eric Cantor to grant amnesty to illegal alien DREAMers who enlist in the military.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
GOP: Pay hikes threaten closure of base facilities
House Republicans say three separate Obama administration moves to increase the pay of federal contractors threaten to close such military-base support services as fast-food restaurants, gyms and day-care centers and they are asking for an exemption.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Daily Beast
DC's Politics of Self-DestructionBy Ron Christie
From 'un-American' slander to shouting like a teenager at the leader of the free world, politicians on both parties are misrepresenting our country-and themselves.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
40 lawmakers seek to halt closure of military fast food outlets
Troops and and civilians enjoy American fast food at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center's food court in 2009.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
US News & World Report
How Vox Misses the Mark on Rand Paul
A writer at Vox takes issue with The Run 2016's GOP front-runner, but ignores Rand Paul's progress.
The Montgomery Advertiser
Guard chief: 'Decision made' on shifting Apaches to active Army
The National Guard's top general on Tuesday appeared resigned to a plan that moves all of the branch's AH-64 Apache helicopters into the active Army.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Ameresco Biomass Plant Uses Damaged Wood from Ice Storm
Nearly 21,000 tons of damaged timber and woody debris utilized for renewable energy in lieu of storm-related wood being sent to landfills.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Washington Post
Fine Print: A fight over Apache helicopters
This one is over the Pentagon's plan to cut costs by moving the AH-64 Apache attack helicopters assigned to Army National Guard units to the active Army and replacing them with newer UH-60 Black Hawks, which are used mainly for transportation.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Joe Wilson Was Right When He Told The President 'You Lie'
He was correct. Prescient even. But one politician's invective directed at President Obama early in his administration seems to have been forgotten.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
The Aiken Standard
Rep. Joe Wilson fights for MOX in letter to DOE Secretary
U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., continued his support of the Savannah River Site's MOX facility on Monday in a letter signed by more than 20 congressman, including the entire South Carolina House delegation and members of the Georgia House.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Professor: Incumbent Challengers Not Uncommon
Some of the state's top Republican office holders will face challengers in this summer's primary election, including Governor Nikki Haley.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Norwalk Citizen News
SC election ballot set as filing deadline passes
South Carolina's 2014 election ballot was finalized Sunday with Gov. Nikki Haley and the state's two incumbent U.S. senators facing June primary opposition, a big-name race for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor and a lengthy list of candidates vying to head the state Education Department .
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Can Rep. Joe Wilson be Vindicated Now?
Breitbart News recently reported that Mexican nationals and others were being enrolled at Mexican Consulates all over the United States.