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  1. Georgia prepares to carry out first execution of a woman since WWIIRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... in self-defense. She was found guilty by a jury of a dozen white men - "hardly a jury of her peers," as Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. (D-Ga.) put it in 2011 when he posthumously honored her in the congressional record . The Georgia parole board ...

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  2. Congressman Bishop To Serve As Top Dem On MilCon/VA Appropriations SubcommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WTVY Dothan

    Due to his years and breadth of experience, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. has been selected as the Ranking Member on the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies for the 114th Congress. Congressman Bishop has also been selected for the Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food & Drug Administration, and Related Agencies as well as the Financial Services Subcommittee.

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  3. Army gathers feedback on potential force reductions at Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The United States Army

    ... Valley region to support your mission. It is indeed one force, one community force, one fight." U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop of Georgia, a member of the House of Representative's Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related ...

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  4. Officials host forum on military budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... prepared to support growth. We are ready and willing to take on the challenges of the future army," said Rep. Sanford Bishop. Possible cuts at Fort Benning would impact the region with a loss of $1.3 billion in total wages, retail sales, and tax ...

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  5. The House Just Passed the Fighting Hunger Incentive Act. Spoiler: It's Not About Fighting Hunger.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Daily Kos

    ... aimed to benefit the middle and working classes. Pete Aguilar (CA-31) Brad Ashford (NE-02) Ami Bera (CA-07) Sanford Bishop (GA-02) Brendan Boyle (PA-13) Julia Brownley (CA-26) Cheri Bustos (IL-17) Lois Capps (CA-24) Joaquin Castro (TX-20) Henry ...

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  6. House GOP Rams Through 2 New Deregulation BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Switched

    ... did Reps. Pete Aguilar (D-Calif.), Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), Scott Peters (D-Calif.), Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.), Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.), Ami Bera (D-Calif.), Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.), Ann Kirkpatrick (D-Ariz.), Timothy Walz (D-Minn.), Ron Kind (D-Wis.), ...

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  7. Albany, Ga.-Based Electrical Company Awarded $8.8 Million Contract by NASARead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | Electrical Construction and Maintenance

    ... value of $8.8 million with a potential performance period of approximately two and a half years. U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Albany, has announce that A. West Enterprise of Albany, Ga., has been awarded an $8.8 million contract to implement various ...

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  8. Albany company wins $8.8M NASA contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    A Telfair County man is now charged with murdering a Cobb County couple who responded to a Craigslist ad about a classic car for sale. Investigators confirmed two bodies found on Monday are Bud and June Runion... A Telfair County man is now charged with murdering a Cobb County couple who responded to a Craigslist ad about a classic car for sale.

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  9. Albany company wins $8.8M NASA contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. who represents Georgia's 2nd Congressional District, including Albany, announced Wednesday that A. West Enterprise of Albany, has been awarded an $8.8 million contract to implement various safety and reliability upgrades to the institutional power system at NASA's Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida. "I have always said that the small businesses in Middle and Southwest Georgia are some of the most creative, hard working, and industrious in the entire world," said Congressman Bishop.

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  10. Southwest Georgia congressional delegation reacts to State of the Union speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Albany Herald

    Georgia's senators and U.S. Rep. Austin Scott find mostly negatives in President Obama's State of the Union address while U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop says that even though he is supportive of most of the president's initiatives, he has different views than the White House on issues such as the Keystone pipeline and EPA authority expansion.

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  11. Birmingham Mayor William Bell to attend tonight's State of the Union address by President ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Birmingham Mayor William Bell this evening will be among the guests at the Capitol as President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address. Bell said his invitation comes from the White House and U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Ga.

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  12. "My constituents look for me, like seeing me, expect me to be there."Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Bloomberg

    ... be months later and someone will still come up to me and say-I saw you on TV with the president." Democrats Sanford Bishop of Georgia and Al Green and Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas were among those who also arrived early to claim their aisle seats. ...

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  13. petitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... re-election. P.S. Here are the 35 House Democrats: Brad Ashford (NE-02), Ami Bera (CA-07), Don Beyer (VA-08), Sanford Bishop (GA-02), Julia Brownley (CA-26), Cheri Bustos (IL-17), John Carney (DE-AL), Gerry Connolly (VA-11), Henry Cuellar (TX-28), ...

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  14. call their officeRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... 202-225-5235 - much of Florida panhandle Patrick Murphy (FL-18), 202-225-3026 - north of Palm Beach Georgia: Sanford Bishop (GA-02), 202-225-3631 - southwest Georgia David Scott (GA-13), 202-225-2939 - Atlanta suburbs Illinois: Dan Lipinski (IL-03), ...

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  15. Which 8 House Democrats Just Voted to Undermine Federal Regulators?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... and safety standards, but this bill would make that process even longer," it added. Brad Ashford (NE-02) Sanford Bishop (GA-02) Jim Costa (CA-16) Henry Cuellar (TX-28) Gwen Graham (FL-02) Collin Peterson (MN-07) Kurt Schrader (OR-05) Kyrsten Sinema ...

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  16. Congressman Bishop Meets with VA Secretary Over Columbus, Albany ClinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | WTVY Dothan

    Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. , the Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Subcommittee for Military Construction and Veterans Affairs met with the Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to discuss the status of the Veterans Affairs clinics in Columbus and Albany as well as challenges the VA will face in 2015. "After today's productive meeting with the Secretary McDonald, I believe that we have a way forward, ensuring that our nation's veterans have the care and services they so rightly deserve.

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  17. Sign the petition: Shame on the Democrats that voted to gut Wall Street reform.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... re-election. P.S. Here are the 35 House Democrats: Brad Ashford (NE-02), Ami Bera (CA-07), Don Beyer (VA-08), Sanford Bishop (GA-02), Julia Brownley (CA-26), Cheri Bustos (IL-17), John Carney (DE-AL), Gerry Connolly (VA-11), Henry Cuellar (TX-28), ...

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  18. House passes 40-hour workweek for Obamacare; Dems buck Obama veto threatRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Washington Times

    Congress took its first swipes at Obamacare on Thursday with the House approving a bill to cancel the law's 30-hour workweek provision, though only a dozen Democrats bucked President Obama on the vote. Republicans set the showdown as an initial test of how many Democrats would be willing to defect against a lame-duck president and after the GOP relentlessly attacked Obamacare in November's election campaigns, riding those attacks to big gains.

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  19. House passes Keystone XL bill, but the 28 Democratic ayes won't be enough to override Obama's vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Daily Kos

    The House voted Friday morning to force President Obama's hand on the Keystone XL pipeline. The tally was 266-153, with one Republican voting "present" and 28 Democrats joining the rest of the GOP caucus.

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  20. Which 28 Oily Democrats Just Joined the GOP to Vote for Keystone XL?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... not believe that Congress should be passing legislation on behalf of a single company. Brad Ashford (NE-02) Sanford Bishop (GA-02) Bob Brady (PA-01) Cheri Bustos (IL-17) Jim Clyburn (SC-06) Jim Cooper (TN-05) Jim Costa (CA-16) Henry Cuellar (TX-28) ...

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