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Yesterday | 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

Yesterday | 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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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

American Legion Magazine

Dellinger goes to Capitol Hill

Sen. James Inhofe, R-OKla., speaks with National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger , Legion Legislative Director Louis Celli and National Security Commission Chairman Mike Schlee.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, James Inhofe, US House of Representatives, Adam Smith, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, South Korea, World News

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Super Chevy Magazine

1966 Chevrolet Nova SS - Forever Blue

In the long-forgotten baseball classic Forever Blue, a writer chronicles how businessman Walter O'Malley took the Brooklyn Dodgers from a broken-down franchise to one of the sport's most recognized ball clubs today.

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Related Topix: Chevrolet Nova, Chevrolet, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bennettsville, SC

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Huffington Post

Pentagon: Benghazi Probes Cost Millions

The Pentagon says Congress' multiple investigations of the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, have cost the department millions of dollars and thousands of hours of personnel time.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Adam Smith, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hillary Clinton, Republican

Navy Times

House lawmakers cool to DoD pay, benefits proposals

The Pentagon's pay and benefits proposals for fiscal 2015 would be crippling for troops and their families, and potentially a disincentive for many to continue serving, according to House lawmakers who oversee personnel programs in the annual defense budget.

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

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