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Saturday Jul 26 | NH Insider

Cooler Heads Digest 25 July 2014

On Monday, July 28, from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM, the Heritage Foundation will host a panel on "Federal Overreach at the Environmental Protection Agency," moderated by Nicolas Loris, and featuring Rep. Mike Kelly , CEI's William Yeatman, and David Kreutzer from Heritage.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Environment, Science, US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican, Jeff Sessions

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Breitbart.com

NRSC Warns Unsuspecting U.S. Senators: Attack of the Killer Boyle

There did seem to be something off as the senators left the headquarters of the National Republican Senatorial Committee Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Rob Portman, Senator Jerry Moran, Jerry Moran

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Free Republic

Report: Congressional Staffer Targeted Pro-McDaniel Teens For Destruction

A longtime congressional staffer to Senator Roger Wicker and Congressman Gregg Harper has targeted two twin high school boys over their support of Chris McDaniel.

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

Washington Times

EPA chief McCarthy, critics spar at Senate hearing over new rules

EPA chief Gina McCarthy issued a strong defense of controversial proposed new curbs on carbon emissions from power plants, telling a packed Senate hearing Wednesday the agency talked to all sides in the debate before issuing its draft recommendations.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US News, US Politics, Roger Wicker, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sunherald.com

The Delta gains national recognition

It officially has been federally designated the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area, one of fewer than 50 such treasures spread across the United States, from frigid Alaska to sunny Florida.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bennie Thompson, Democrat, Thad Cochran, Delta State University, us Travel, Travel

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Senate snarled by leadership animosity

The Senate went three months this spring without voting on a single legislative amendment, the nitty-gritty kind of work usually at the heart of congressional lawmaking.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat, Senator Christopher Coons, Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 17, 2014

U.S. Naval Institute

Dunford Backs Building 12th San Antonio-Class Warship

Gen. Joseph Dunford, the Pentagon's pick to lead the Marine Corps, told Congress on Thursday he backs a congressional plan to add a 12th San Antonio-class amphibious warship to the fleet to the planned class of 11. Dunford made his case for the additional San Antonio-class warship during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, US Politics, Roger Wicker, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Navy

Politico

Gen. questions Afghan timeline

Marine Gen. Joe Dunford on Thursday questioned President Barack Obama's decision to announce the date by which U.S. troops will pull out of Afghanistan, telling senators he had hoped the call would be based on conditions on the ground, not on a schedule.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Wed Jul 16, 2014

World Magazine

Plan to overturn Hobby Lobby ruling stalls

The Senate on Wednesday afternoon fell short of the 60 votes needed to move forward with the Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act, in a 56-43 vote on bringing the measure to the floor.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, US Politics, Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Susan Collins, Senator Mark Kirk

Roll Call

Wicker, Feinstein Seek to Revive 'Seersucker Thursday'

Senators gathered in the Senate reception room for a "Seersucker Thursday" back in 2011.

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Related Topix: Trent Lott, US Politics, Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dianne Feinstein, Democrat

WHTC

Thune Bipartisan Bill to Permanently Block Taxes o...

U.S. Senator John Thune, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and member of the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, today applauded the U.S. House of Representative's broad bipartisan approval of the companion bill to his Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act , which he introduced with Senator Ron Wyden .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Thune, US Senate, Republican, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Senator Jeff Merkley, Roger Wicker, Senator Jerry Moran, US House of Representatives

Fri Jul 11, 2014

UPI

Man who accused Cochran campaign of vote-buying changes story

A Mississippi man who accused the Thad Cochran campaign of paying African-Americans to vote for the senator in his primary runoff last month is walking back his story.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Bobby Harrison: Wicker's 2008 Senate race also had sharp ads

In the midst of what was thought to be a close election for the U.S. Senate in 2008, Republican Roger Wicker ran radio ads courting the votes of black Mississippians because his opponent, Ronnie Musgrove, was perceived by some as being lukewarm in support of fellow Democrat Barack Obama for president.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Breitbart.com

Panic? Cochran Replaces Campaign Manager

Sen. Thad Cochran's campaign manager, Kirk Sims, has been replaced by his state director Brad Davis, according to a GOP source close to the campaign.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives, Trent Lott

NOLA.com

Landrieu converts bill to transfer red-snapper management to states

The federal red-snapper season has been closed for a month, but Louisiana anglers like Todd Black are continuing to catch them in state waters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, David Vitter, Republican, Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives

USA Today

Cochran camp: FEC get-out-vote filing was 'screwed up'

JACKSON, Miss. - Facing allegations of vote buying and a challenge to a GOP primary runoff win, the Thad Cochran campaign said it made a mistake accounting for nearly $53,000 in get-out-the-vote cash and will Cochran camp: FEC get-out-vote filing was 'screwed up' JACKSON, Miss.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives, Jackson, MS

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Free Republic

More Evidence of Illegal ‘Cash for...

Intrepid journalist Charles C Johnson has uncovered even more evidence of voter fraud and vote buying by the Cochran campaign: Cochran campaign staffer Amanda Shook was illegally reimbursed for over $40,000 cash in walking around money during the Republican primary, according to Federal Election Commission filings .

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

The Mississippi Press

'They treat us like crap,' veteran tells Palazzo during VA forum

The Bronze Star is the fourth-highest individual military honor the United States can bestow on a member of its armed forces.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Biloxi, MS, US Politics, US News, Representative Steven Palazzo, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Free Republic

ALERT: McDaniel has found enough fraudulent ballots to overturn election

No. Today is the last day of election certification. So now that the results are certified, McDaniel can submit a challenge to the Republican Party of Mississippi .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Free Republic

Why Don’t Republicans Respond To Border Crisis? We'll Explain

Many people are wondering why Republicans are not doing more to stop the Illegal Alien influx, and more specifically not stop President Obama's approach.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Bob Corker, Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives

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