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6 hrs ago | People Sentinel

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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Related Topix: Barnwell, SC, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

13 hrs ago | American Thinker

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Lynn Westmoreland, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Donna Edwards, Democrat

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Lindsey Graham, Susan Davis, US Military, US Air Force

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Army Times

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.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, US Marine Corps, US Air Force, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, South Carolina

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lindsey Graham, Susan Davis, US Military, US Air Force

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Breitbart.com

...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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Illegal Immigration, US House of Representatives, Howard McKeon, Representative Jeff Denham

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Fox News

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Texas, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Army Times

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.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, US Navy, US Marine Corps

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Mike Huckabee, US House of Representatives, South Carolina

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Business Wire

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy, Department of Energy, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Aiken, SC

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.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, Rodney Frelinghuysen, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John McHugh, Representative Steve Womack

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Free Republic

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.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Charleston City Paper

The Agenda: Bridge Run brings in big bucks; Controversy over God and fossils; Haley draws primary

A new cell phone ban in Greenville that's the strictest adopted to date by any S.C. city goes into effect today.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Greenville, SC, Aiken, SC, Nikki Haley, US Governors

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Scott, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Department of Energy

Mon Mar 31, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nikki Haley, US Governors, University of South Carolina, US Senate, Lindsey Graham

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 .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Scott, Representative Jeff Duncan, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Jim DeMint, South Carolina

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Lucianne.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, State of the Union, New-Age

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