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

    Wednesday | 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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  2. Albany company wins $8.8M NASA contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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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  3. Southwest Georgia congressional delegation reacts to State of the Union speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  4. Birmingham Mayor William Bell to attend tonight's State of the Union address by President ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | 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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  5. "My constituents look for me, like seeing me, expect me to be there."Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | 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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    Thursday Jan 15 | 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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  7. call their officeRead the original story

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

    Tuesday Jan 13 | 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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  9. Congressman Bishop Meets with VA Secretary Over Columbus, Albany ClinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | 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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  10. Sign the petition: Shame on the Democrats that voted to gut Wall Street reform.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | 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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  11. House passes 40-hour workweek for Obamacare; Dems buck Obama veto threatRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | 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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  12. House passes Keystone XL bill, but the 28 Democratic ayes won't be enough to override Obama's vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | 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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  13. Which 28 Oily Democrats Just Joined the GOP to Vote for Keystone XL?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | 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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  14. "I'm just not going to buy the premise Republicans now want to sell, that deficits don't count."Read the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Bloomberg

    ... to pass the bill, but Thursday only 12 did, including all but one of the 2014 supporters (not Georgia Rep. Sanford Bishop) and two new Blue Dogs (Florida Rep. Gwen Graham, Nebraska Rep. Brad Ashford). By turning on the bill, the Democrats made clear ...

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  15. How Georgia's Congressmen Voted For House SpeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Peach Pundit

    ... Representatives Gohmert and Yoho received 3 and 2 votes each respectively. Buddy Carter (GA-1) - Boehner Sanford Bishop (GA-2) - Pelosi Lynn Westmoreland (GA-3) - Boehner Hank Johnson (GA-4) - Pelosi John Lewis (GA-5) - Pelosi Tom Price (GA-6) - ...

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  16. December 31, 2014 - Lawmakers urge Obama to direct EPA to withdraw...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Public Power

    ... Whitfield (R-Ky.), chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Energy and Power, and Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.), a member of the House Committee on Appropriations. Meanwhile, members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ...

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  17. Two U.S. Reps. Defeat Subpoenas in Shirley Sherrod Defamation CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Law.com

    Reps. Sanford Bishop, D-Ga., and James Clyburn, D-S.C., won't have to testify in Shirley Sherrod's defamation case against the late conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart, a federal district judge in Washington ruled on Saturday.

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  18. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Business Wire

    The films are designed to chronicle significant events and milestones that served as turning points in Eisenhower's life and career. The Pivotal Moment package entitled, "Little Rock" chronicles the bold decisions made by President Eisenhower in the fall of 1957 when he sent federal troops to Little Rock Arkansas to help desegregate the previously all-white Central High School.

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  19. Georgia Coast Guard station may close; channel markings being removedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    ... aids stay," Martin said. "It is a pretty treacherous river if you don't know where you are." U.S Rep. Sanford Bishop, who was instrumental in the compromise that kept the Lake Eufaula locks open, said his staff has been in touch with area stake ...

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  20. Jack Kingston Heads HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Peach Pundit

    Kingston, tied with Congressman Sanford Bishop for second longest-serving member of Georgia's 16-man Congressional delegation, was the first Republican to win office in his coastal district since Reconstruction Era Andrew Sloan. By the end of his service, he was the senior member of the all-powerful House Appropriations Committee and the de facto leader of Georgia's Republican delegation.

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