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15 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

Albany groups hear from Bishop on educational funding

Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. leads a roundtable in Atlanta today that will be teleconferenced to Albany Technical College and Central Georgia Technical College.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dougherty County, GA, Albany, GA

21 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

Rep. Bishop says communities and police need better relationships

Congressman Sanford Bishop was in Cordele Thursday night to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Southwest Georgia United Empowerment Zone which works to bring economic development to specific struggling areas of Crisp and Dooly Counties.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Crisp County, GA, Cordele, GA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Deseret News

Letter: Fair debates

Initially, I was excited when the new debate commission in Utah came out with a strong nonpartisan message.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, Timothy Bishop, Democrat

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Sound Off

I now understand why The History Channel is called The History Channel. You have to go back into history to find the last time they ever showed anything about history.

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Related Topix: _No Company, The History Channel, Slitherine, Video Games, US News, Social Security, Medicare, Personal Finance, Health, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Rep. Bishop: Casualties in Kabul attack are 'a great loss'

U.S. Rep. Sanford D. Bishop from Georgia's 2nd congressional district, comments on at attack at Camp Qargha, near Kabul, that killed a U.S. two-star general and wounded 15 others.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, World News, Afghanistan, Asia

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Candidate Nunn, father, agree that bipartisanship must return to D.C.

A spirit of bipartisanship must be restored to Washington, D.C., if the nation’s government is ever to escape its current dysfunction, U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn said during a campaign swing through Columbus today.

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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Export-Import Bank at center of economic debate

A government bank that’s financed millions of dollars of exports from Georgia is under fire in the U.S. House of Representatives, where some high-ranking leaders say the bank amounts to a taxpayer subsidy for crony capitalism.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Barrow, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Austin Scott, Republican, Georgia, Georgia Government, Pulaski County, GA, Hawkinsville, GA

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

‘Seismic change’ needed at federal level on medical cannabis, Peake says

A proposal to exempt some compounds from a federal ban on marijuana is a “game changer,” but more needs to be done, Georgia’s top legislative advocate of medical cannabis said.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Georgia, Thomas Allen, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Peach Pundit

Congressman Bishop Has High Hopes for New VA Secretary

Sanford Bishop, one of Georgia's three military veterans in congress, says he likes the confirmation of Robert McDonald as new Veterans Affairs Secretary.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Life, Veteran Affairs

The Hill

Pelosi: Republicans 'on their own' in border vote

House Republicans are "on their own" as they attempt to pass an emergency response to the southern border crisis, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi warned Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Henry Cuellar, John Barrow, Mike McIntyre

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Kos

Which 37 House Democrats Voted with the GOP to Poison Your Water?

Today, the House brought up several bills in suspension in order to finish off with some issues before the August recess.

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Related Topix: US News, Environmental Law, Law, US Politics, John Barrow, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mike McIntyre, Representative John Garamendi

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Kos

GOP Votes to Block Immigrant Families from Getting the Child Tax Credit. Which 25 Dems Joined Them?

Continuing its piecemeal approach to passing tax extenders, the House voted today to extend the Child Tax Credit--and to make it more regressive.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative John Garamendi, Representative Jeff Denham, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Barrow, Mike McIntyre

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Effingham Herald

A good run that hopefully isn't done

For the next five months-plus, Jack Kingston will have a job to do. And we expect him to do it the same way and in the same manner he has approached it for the previous 21 ½ years.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Democrat

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