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11 hrs ago | 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

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Post and Courier

Gov. Haley to attend RedState event this week in Texas

Gov. Nikki Haley will take part on the annual RedState Gathering this weekend in Texas where the lineup includes a number of GOP heavy-hitters, among them former S.C. senator Jim DeMint.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas, Nikki Haley, US Governors, Republican, Rick Perry, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Post and Courier

Four or more S.C. races to watch this fall

The countdown to Nov. 4 marked a milestone earlier last week, when candidates enthusiastically spread the news that fewer than 100 days remain until Election Day.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Representative Tom Rice, South Carolina

News Max

Sen. Tim Scott: Immigration Crisis Won't Be Solved Overnight

The immigration crisis isn't a problem that happened overnight, and it's not going to be solved with a quick-fix solution, South Carolina Republican Sen. Tim Scott said Sunday.

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

Fri Aug 01, 2014

National Review Online

Senator Tim Scott Makes His First Trip to Iowa

Senator Tim Scott will make his first trip to Iowa next week to attend a conference in Ames, the home of the straw poll that boosted Representative Michele Bachmann and other lawmakers on developing a conservative reform agenda.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Representative Michele Bachmann, Senator Mike Lee

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Washington Post

The future of think tanks

Unless you're a dedicated policy wonk, the name Stuart Butler probably doesn't ring a bell.

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Related Topix: Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Celebrities, Derek Jeter, Vladimir Putin, Personal Finance, Social Security, UC San Diego, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Opinion

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WHAS11

Pence wants immigrant children taken out of state

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, Louisville, KY

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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

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

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

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

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