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15 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

Free Republic

Flashback: House guts border fence

Update 10:58pm Eastern: Yeah, I'm watching C-SPAN. The motion to concur in the House amendments to HR2764, the omnibus spending bill, just passed...76-17, with 1 present.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Illegal Immigration

Tue Jul 01, 2014

WHAS11

Pence submits request for Medicaid alternative

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, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, US Senate, Indianapolis, IN, Louisville, KY

Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Island Packet

5 years after 'Appalachian Trail' scandal, Sanford rises from political dead

During a break in the recent congressional session, Mark Sanford sidled up to his pal Mick Mulvaney and sat next to him on a back bench in the ornate chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives, a Cheshire cat's grin on his lean face.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mick Mulvaney, Mark Sanford, US Governors, Representative Tim Scott, US Senate, Charleston, SC

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Examiner.com

Thomas Ravenel: Politics to Prison to Television - and Back to Politics?

We've all heard of politician's children who become politicians themselves; just take the two generations of presidencies in the Adams and Bush families as examples.

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Related Topix: Ravenel, SC, US Governors, Arnold Schwarzenegger, US Politics, US News, Fred Thompson, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives

Columbia Journalism Review

Hogs, guns, and money

According to media reports, she's a " Harley-riding, pistol-packing ," " hog-castrating " farmer, Iraq veteran, and " magnetic mom " who projects " authenticity " and a " just-folks personality ;" who " burst from relative obscurity - and won Iowa's Republican Senate primary against a millionaire self-funder; and who is now running even in ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Associated Press

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