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A Kentucky man has been arrested and charged with threatening to kill the state's governor, first lady and their family in a series of Facebook posting, federal authorities said Friday.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
US Chamber endorses Mitch McConnell in Kentucky
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its 300,000 members pledged Friday to spend more money on U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell's re-election than on any other race in America.
Farmington Daily Times
COLUMN: Pragmatists, purists and power
On one side are the pragmatists: Republicans who want to be part of the governing process and accept compromise as the price of participation.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Jim DeMint's Little Platoons Versus Big Government
Liberals view the term "compassionate conservatism" as an oxymoron. How could it not be so? they ask.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Sarah Palin Endorses T.W. Shannon for OK Senate
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, whose endorsement former South Carolina Senator and Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint said had the most impact in GOP primaries, endorsed conservative Oklahoman T.W. Shannon on Wednesday in his bid to replace retiring Sen. Tom Coburn in the U.S. Senate.
See Rock City Opens at Trustus
Family, alcohol, love, death, devotion and military service are among the themes of South Carolina novelist Pat Conroy's 1976 novel The Great Santini.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Senate Conservatives Fund endorses one Alabama politician; who is it?
Indian Springs orthopedic surgeon Chad Mathis is one of them. Mathis is one of seven Republican candidates running to replace longtime Rep. Spencer Bachus, R-Vestavia Hills, who is retiring at the end of this term from representing Alabama's Sixth Congressional District.
McConnell Attacks DeMint-Founded Group
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell attacked the Senate Conservatives Fund, which is supporting tea party conservative Matt Bevin in the GOP Kentucky primary.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Ex-senator says meddling Washington leaders a hindrance to Americans' happiness
A former senator is working to help Americans fall back in love with the country -- and he says Washington's leaders aren't helping in the process.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
DeMint: 'Vast Army of Little Platoons' Will Restore America
Former Senator Jim DeMint , now president of the Heritage Foundation, told the Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday that "we the people remember that the solution to America's problems will not come from Washington but the little platoons all around the country."
Gingrich, Palin speak as GOP summit ends
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin headline the third and final day of the Conservative Political Action Conference, which brings thousands of activists, opinion leaders and Republican officials to suburban Washington.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Sarah Palin: Ted Cruz, Rand Paul Top My 2016 List
On Friday, Sarah Palin, whose endorsement may have the most impact in the 2016 GOP presidential contest if she does not run, said that though she did not have a 2016 favorite yet, Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul were at the top of her list.
Destruction of America includes unlikely allies
As reported by the Examiner Thursday, Barack Obama and his team have initiated a 10-point plan to destroy America.
Post and Courier
Despite what it looks like, South Carolina doesn't let voters vote drunk
If there was ever a time a person needed to drown their sorrows, it's when the results start rolling in on election night.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
DeMint: Republicans Can Unite Around Conservative Ideas
Republicans "can unite the country around conservative ideas," like the ones in 2010 that led to overwhelming midterm gains, Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint said.
SC's Tim Scott Loses Main Democratic Challenger
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina has just lost his chief Democratic opponent.
Rick Wade Drops Out of SC Senate Race
Democrat Rick Wade is dropping his bid for the South Carolina US Senate seat held by Republican Tim Scott.
Dana Milbank: Obama the feckless tyrant
That, at any rate, is Republicans' critique of him. With Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Obama's critics pivoted seamlessly from complaining about his overreach to fretting that he is being too cautious.
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
Jon Stewart: When is Ted Cruz coming on my show?
Comedian Jon Stewart, the host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," wants to have Sen. Ted Cruz on his show.