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Friday | Breitbart.com

Jim DeMint Blesses Ted Cruz over Rick Perry

In Dallas at an Americans For Prosperity event, Heritage Foundation president and former-Sen. Jim DeMint put his thumb firmly on the scale for Sen. Ted Cruz over fellow Texan Gov. Rick Perry for the coming 2016 presidential contest.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas Government, Texas

Friday | Post and Courier

5 things to know for SC's November election

The ballot for governor looks a lot like four years ago. The race is largely a rematch between Republican Gov. Nikki Haley and Democratic state Sen. Vincent Sheheen, who lost in 2010 by 4.5 percentage points.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Texas abuzz about possible Perry-Cruz 2016 battle

After plummeting from prime contender to political punchline three years ago, Gov. Rick Perry has spent months gearing up for a second run.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas, Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Republican

Tue Aug 26, 2014

CBS News

Rubio interrupted by hecklers in South Carolina

Confronted several times by hecklers demanding immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, told attendees at a Republican fundraising barbecue that no country has been more generous to people from elsewhere than the United States.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Senator Marco Rubio

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KAUZ

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio boosts SC Republicans

Show Bits brings you the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan, US Senate, Senator Marco Rubio, California

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Sen. Marco Rubio boosting SC Republicans

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is scheduled to speak at a fundraising barbecue for South Carolina Republicans.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, South Carolina, Senator Rand Paul

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Kos

Clemson Student Starts Campaign for Racial Reconcilitation; Clemson Professor Calls Him Fascist

Clemson University, a place that honors segregationist Strom Thurmond, murderous lyncher Ben Tillman, and slavemaster John C. Calhoun in various ways around campus, has an ugly racial history that's largely whitewashed to make its mostly white student and alumni base feel better.

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Related Topix: Clemson University, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Gresham Barrett, US Senate, Lindsey Graham

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Conservatives Praise - The Giver' As Cautionary Tale of Failed UtopiaCNS

Conservatives are praising " The Giver ," a film depicting a futuristic society that has eliminated both personal freedom and human emotion, as a warning against the temptations of utopianism.

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

Athens Banner-Herald

Galis: 'Connectivity' may not be best argument for greenway routing

Every time that Athens-Clarke County's Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission sneezes, my neighborhood catches a virulent cold whose most dramatic symptom is an outbreak of a small feverish email war.

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Related Topix: Washington County, GA, Oconee, GA, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Cherokee County, GA, Woodstock, GA, Clarke County, GA, Athens, GA, Opinion

Daily Kos

Rating five and a half years of Republican attacks

As the administration nears the three-quarter mark, I've assessed the effectiveness of each attack the Republicans have made on President Obama, then summed them all up with an overall rating.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nathan Deal, US Senate, Senator Roy Blunt

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WHAS11

Judge: Pence contradicted himself on gay marriage

DECEMBER 02: U.S. Rep. Mike Pence answers reporters questions during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol December 2, 2010 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, US Senate, Indianapolis, IN, Louisville, KY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

CNN

The strange political bedfellows behind 'The Giver'

"The Giver" stars Brenton Thwaites, right, as Jonas, with Jeff Bridges, who breaks free of his utopian society's "sameness."

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Related Topix: Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Vocal, Lois Lowry, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Entertainment

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Washington Examiner

Koch-backed group announces ad buy against Jeff Merkley in Oregon

Freedom Partners, an organization backed by the Koch Brothers, announced a "new six-figure ad-buy" Thursday attacking Sen. Jeff Merkley , D-Ore.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Wyden, Republican

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Fort Mill Times

Senate petition hopeful fails to get on ballot

The Post and Courier of Charleston reports that 54-year-old Brandon Armstrong submitted 12,600 signatures to the state Election Commission last month.

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Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, SC, Charleston, SC, Nikki Haley, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Fort Mill, SC

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

A 2016 GOP presidential primary preview?

Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz agree passionately about at least one thing: it's time to shake things up Washington.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Rick Perry, US Governors, Republican

The Washington Post

Tea party gets drubbed again

Sen. Lamar Alexander yesterday beat Joe Carr in a decisive primary win, continuing a shutout of all tea party Senate challengers.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Blog News, Lindsey Graham

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Post and Courier

Tim Scott endorsed by Council for Citizens Against Government Waste

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott was the first candidate in the 2014 election to receive an endorsement from the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Political Action Committee, according to a story posted today on a website aimed at social conservatives.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Richland County, SC

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Thomas Ravenel officially on Senate ballot in SC

The S.C. Election Commission certified the 10,000 signatures required for the former S.C. treasurer and reality TV star to be on the ballot in November as a challenger for the seat held by U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. The other candidates for that seat are Democratic state Sen. Brad Hutto of Orangeburg and Libertarian Victor Kocher of Columbia.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Ravenel, SC, Charleston, SC

Washington Times

This time around, ita s the Democrats who are stuck with lousy candidates

In the lead-up to the 2012 midterm elections, all the talk was about the GOP taking control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, Richard Lugar, US Senate, Indiana, Mitch McConnell

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Can Sen. Tim Scott Fix GOP's Diversity Problem?

As the lone Republican African-American in Congress, some have looked to Sen. Tim Scott as the GOP's answer to attract black voters.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, African-American, US Senate, Nikki Haley, US Governors

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