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Friday Jul 25 | WHAS11

3 cyclists injured on governor's motorcycle ride

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, US Governors, US Senate, Indianapolis, IN, Lexington, IN, Louisville, KY

Friday Jul 25 | Colorado Statesman

Cruz warns of urgency in politics at Summit

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz brought a crowd of conservatives to its feet delivering a rousing speech on the night of July 19 at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas, Representative Doug Lamborn, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott Perry

Friday Jul 25 | The Wall Street Journal

Conservative Thinker Stuart Butler Leaves Heritage for Brookings

Stuart Butler , a longtime figure in conservative policy deliberations who helped promote the idea of the individual health-care mandate before later disavowing it, is ending a 35-year career at the Heritage Foundation to join the Brookings Institution.

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Related Topix: Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, South Carolina, Hillary Clinton, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Friday Jul 25 | Sunshine State News

Gus Bilirakis Steers Brand USA Reauthorization Through House

U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis', R-Fla., "Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act" picked up steam on Capitol Hill this week despite the opposition of conservative Republicans, including U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., who chairs the House Budget Committee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Gus Bilirakis, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Paul Ryan

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Post and Courier

Sitting S.C. senators looking solid, poll finds

South Carolina's Republican U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott are safe bets to win in November, according to a new Palmetto Politics poll.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Ravenel, SC, Federal Prisons, Prison, 2012 Presidential Election

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Washington Times

U.S. social and economic trends on worrisome track, survey finds

Abortion and divorce rates are falling, but the United States is falling behind on a growing number of other measures of prosperity and social health, according to a report released Wednesday by a conservative think tank.

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

The Oregonian

Merkley vs. Wehby on the issues: Taxes

This April 13, 2014 photo shows the Internal Revenue Service headquarters in Washington, D.C. We asked U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Republican challenger Monica Wehby each to highlight seven key votes in the Senate over the past six years.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Oregon, Oregon Government

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Free Republic

Cruz: Rich Do Fine with Big Govt, GOP Must Help the Working Poor

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz on Saturday said that to resurrect America's greatness it was necessary to revive the economy, defend the Constitution, and restore America's place in the world arena.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 21, 2014

World Magazine

End political pensions

When Eric Cantor , the House majority leader, unexpectedly lost his party's nomination to seek reelection our sympathies soon abated when we realized that what faces him on the far side of his abruptly ended political career is an opportunity for amassing great wealth .

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Gazette

Palin, Cruz, DeMint headline Denver summit

Sarah Palin, Sen. Ted Cruz and former Sen. Jim DeMint are headlining a gathering of some 2,500 at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, Republican

Fort Mill Times

SC Dems share food, politics in new headquarters

Sumter County Democratic Party chairman Allen Bailey says the public is invited to Saturday's event beginning at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

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

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Lexington County Chronicle

Reality TV star Thomas Ravenel enters race against Graham

The race for Sen. Lindsey Graham's seat just got a lot more interesting. After collecting approximately 17,000 voter signatures, former GOP state treasurer and reality TV star, Thomas Ravenel, is set to enter the current three-person race as an independent once at least 10,000 of those voter signatures are verified by state election officials.

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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Daily Kos

Jim DeMint pays off for Heritage, and Heritage pays off for Jim DeMint

Looks like former Sen. Jim DeMint was a pretty good hire for the Heritage Foundation, at least if the thing that matters most is how much money he's capable of dragging in the door: The Heritage Foundation's annual revenue grew by 31 percent during former Sen. Jim DeMint's first year as the conservative think tank's president.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Mitch McConnell, George Bush, Barack Obama

Daily Kos

Discuss

Looks like former Sen. Jim DeMint was a pretty good hire for the Heritage Foundation, at least if the thing that matters most is how much money he's capable of dragging in the door: The Heritage Foundation's annual revenue grew by 31 percent during former Sen. Jim DeMint's first year as the conservative think tank's president.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Mitch McConnell, George Bush

Tue Jul 15, 2014

OregonLive.com

Merkley vs. Wehby on the issues: Earmarks

Members of Congress walk down the steps of the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington in this Aug. 2, 2013 file photo.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Republican

The Hill

DeMint rakes in Heritage cash

The Heritage Foundation's annual revenue grew by 31 percent during former Sen. Jim DeMint's first year as the conservative think tank's president.

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Related Topix: Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, California, Life, Charity , Mitch McConnell

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Ravenel Says He's Got U.S. Senate Signatures

Ravenel Says He's Got U.S. Senate Signatures Former State Treasurer Thomas Ravenel says he's got the required petition to run for the United States Senate.

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

FITSNews

Petition Candidate Files Against Tim Scott

Armstrong's signatures will be sent to county-level offices for verification. Assuming enough of them are valid, the state will then certify him for the ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Nikki Haley, US Governors

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CNN

Opinion: GOP, support your black candidates

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, who filled Jim DeMint's seat, is on track to be South Carolina's first elected black Republican senator.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Corrine Brown, Democrat, Painting, Arts, African-American, Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Stop Ravenel before he runs again

Thomas Ravenel has done nothing since resigning from office in disgrace to indicate that he should be considered a serious candidate for the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: Ravenel, SC, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Federal Prisons, Prison

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