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MSNBC's Sharpton Claims ObamaCare 'Exceeded...

On the Friday, April 18, PoliticsNatio n, Al Sharpton hyped President Obama's dubious claims about the Affordable Care Act's alleged success as the MSNBC host asserted that the program has "exceeded expectations," and that Republicans are suffering from a "hangover" in denying its success.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

Thu Apr 17, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Did people of faith do more to end slavery than the federal government?

Historians study the past so they can understand it. But when pundits start talking history, you can bet that they are likely using the past to talk about the present.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Columbia University

OregonLive.com

Minimum wage, Chris Christie, health insurance in Ohio: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

Jim DeMint, the conservative former U.S. senator from South Carolina, recently claimed that Wall Street routinely gives more money to Democrats than Republicans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, Ohio, Chris Christie, US Governors, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn

The Baxter Bulletin

Jason Stanford: Forget the apocalypse, blood moon ushers in the stupid

When you have one major political party winning the argument against evolution, brainless is the new black.

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Related Topix: End Times, US News, US Politics, Mike Huckabee, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho, US Senate

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Winthrop Poll: Haley's approval ratings rising

Of 877 South Carolinians surveyed earlier this month, 49.8 percent approve of the job being done by the first-term Republican governor from Lexington, who is seeking re-election in November, according to a Winthrop Poll released Wednesday.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Breitbart.com

2016: Cruz to South Carolina Again

Sen. Ted Cruz , a potential 2016 presidential candidate, will speak in South Carolina on Tuesday at The Citadel in Charleston.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Ted Cruz, South Carolina, The Citadel

GwdToday.com

Lander University sets spring commencement for May 3

It will be one of the largest graduating classes in Lander's history. The commencement speaker will be U.S. Sen. Tim Scott , who was appointed by Gov. Nikki Haley in 2013 to finish out the two years remaining in the term of Jim DeMint, who resigned from the position to join the Heritage Foundation.

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Related Topix: Lander University, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Nikki Haley, US Governors, Southern University, Charleston Southern University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

PennLive.com

Santorum: Security a key issue leading up to 2016

Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum said Monday that foreign affairs, including the situation in the Ukraine, will be a key issue for the nation in the run up to the 2016 presidential election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rick Santorum, 2012 Presidential Election, Representative Tim Scott, US House of Representatives, Lindsey Graham, The Citadel

Boston.com

2016 campaign checklist: Cruz

Nondenial denial: ''My focus is entirely on working for Texans in the U.S. Senate.'

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Related Topix: Texas, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Celebrities, Donald Trump, Florida, Florida Government, Senator Ted Cruz, John Cornyn

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Letter: Don't re-elect Graham

What do Lee Bright, Richard Cash, Bill Connor and Nancy Mace have in common? They are four decent, true conservatives who are seeking to unseat U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., in the June 10 Republican primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham

Examiner.com

Obama Administration land grab memo leaked

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's decades-long battle against the federal government over grazing rights continues , but it may get worse over a leaked memo that was uncovered in 2010 that reveals an Obama Administration land grab initiative that may spread across other western states, possibly causing the same showdown between landowners, ranchers, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, California

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Happening-here?

Getting something done in the U.S. Congress

Last week Jim DeMint, a former Republican South Carolina Senator and current head of the rightwing think tank Heritage Foundation, astonished listeners by announcing that it wasn't "big government" that freed the slaves.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, South Carolina, African-American

Thu Apr 10, 2014

CBS Local

DeMint: Big Government Did Not Free The Slaves

The head of the Heritage Foundation ridiculed big government policies in the U.S. and reiterated that "the little guy" representing the American people should take the power back from "the bigs" controlling the country's government, health care and corporations.

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Related Topix: Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Wed Apr 09, 2014

ThinkProgress

Jim DeMint May Have Just Made The Most Uninformed Statement Anyone Has Ever Made About Slavery

Jim DeMint, the former U.S. senator from South Carolina who now leads the conservative Heritage Foundation, went on a Christian radio show last week where he discussed the topic of slavery.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Healthcare Law, Liberal Political News

Gawker

Jim DeMint Says There's No Way the Federal Government Freed the Slaves

Jim DeMint, president of the conservative Heritage Foundation and latest spiritual guru of the tea party, told a Christian radio host last week completely un-ironically that "the conscience of the American people" freed the slaves in the 1860's, not "big government."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Michele Bachmann, US House of Representatives, South Carolina, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

The Washington Post

Cory Booker, Tim Scott team up for the first time

Sens. Cory Booker and Tim Scott , the two African-American members of the U.S. Senate who came to the chamber under similar political circumstances, are bridging significant political differences and teaming up on legislation for the first time.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Frank Lautenberg, Cory Booker, North Charleston, SC

Daily Kos

GOP States are the Real Takers

Ben Hallman wrote on Huffington Post that some of the states that have embraced the extreme right-wing agenda against domestic government spending are those which get the most from federal spending.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitt Romney, Healthcare Law, Law, Nikki Haley, US Governors, Health Insurance, Health

Tue Apr 08, 2014

US News & World Report

'Southern Charm' Star Threatening to Run Against Lindsey Graham

Former South Carolina Treasurer Thomas Ravenel, left, was convicted of a drug charge after pleading guilty in September 2007 to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Ravenel, SC, Drugs, Entertainment, Watch What Happens: Live, Television

Cybercast News Service

DeMint: 'Big Business Is No Friend of Conservatism'

Former Sen. Jim DeMint, the president of the Heritage Foundation, writes in his new book-" Falling in Love With America Again "-about the cozy relationship between big business and big government.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Point of View

Jim DeMint's Little Platoons

Liberals view the term "compassionate conservatism" as an oxymoron. How could it not be so, they reason.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, The Daily Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

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