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  1. South Carolina Senator Tim Scott inspires Lake County RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Illinoisreview

    The Lake County Republican Federation welcomed over 400 guests to the Marriott Lincolnshire on Friday, April 17th, for their 53rdAnnual Spring Gala, featuring keynote speaker U.S. Senator Tim Scott . "We greatly enjoyed having Senator Scott speak at this year's Spring Gala," Said Lake County Federation President Larry Falbe.

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  2. Who are the Republican candidates' Jewish donors?Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Election Day is 19 months away, but the campaign already has begun. Aside from Democrat Hillary Clinton, three Republican candidates with reasonable chances at the nomination have declared and several others are on the cusp.

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  3. The power players behind Ted Cruz's campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Politico

    Jason Johnson , who was Ted Cruz's general consultant in his 2012 Senate campaign, will be chief strategist for the 2016 presidential campaign. The Texas senator, who once played a pivotal role in shutting down the federal government, loves to rail against Washington, and his supporters have embraced the tagline "make D.C. listen."

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  4. Taking a step toward leaving behind NCLBRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Wave

    On Thursday, the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 passed unanimously through a vital U.S. Senate committee vote, setting it up for a reading before the entire body. The bill would amend and reauthorize the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act, and represents an innovation from the standards it would amend and replace - what we know as No Child Left Behind.

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  5. SCGOP Polling: Black And WhiteRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | FITSNews

    South Carolina "Republicans" are probably a bit more racist than GOP voters in most other states, but you wouldn't know it by looking at the latest polling data. According to the results of the latest Winthrop University poll , only 4.3 percent of South Carolina "Republicans" approve of the job Obama is doing.

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  6. Debating EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | National Review Online

    Over on the homepage, Justus Myers and Philip Wallach generously cite an article of mine while making an argument for the Student Success Act and against Heritage Action. I agree with the authors that the bill would do a lot of good in reversing the recent centralization of education policy in Washington, D.C., and it does seem to me that Heritage is not putting enough weight on that progress.

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  7. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | 94.3 WSC

    Sen. Tim Scott, a native of North Charleston, put his support behind the legislative effort in South Carolina to require all state and local police officers to wear body cameras. "I believe that having law enforcement officers wear body cameras provides greater protection for both law enforcement officers and citizens," Scott.

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  8. Running for Congress, Daniel Donovan Tries to Shake Eric Garner's LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The New York Observer

    The jocular, arm-around-the-shoulder Daniel Donovan melted away once the name Eric Garner was brought up. The happy campaigner, the regular guy running for Congress with a baby on the way, took a breather.

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  9. Senate Committee Examines Bush-era Education LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Switched

    A Senate committee began debating legislation Tuesday that attempts to fix the much-maligned No Child Left Behind education law by giving states more control in determining how to hold public schools accountable for student performance. The early focus among lawmakers was aimed at giving states opportunities to reduce the amount of time students are focused on testing and preparing for tests.

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  10. Sen. Tim Scott backs body camera legislation as a 'greater protection'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | ABC News 4 Charleston

    Sen. Tim Scott, a native of North Charleston, put his support behind the legislative effort in South Carolina to require all state and local police officers to wear body cameras. "I believe that having law enforcement officers wear body cameras provides greater protection for both law enforcement officers and citizens," Scott.

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  11. Was Perdue For the Doc Fix Before He Was Against It?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Peach Pundit

    Last night, the U.S. Senate passed a bill that permanently enshrines into law a budgetary gimmick known as the "Doc Fix." Back in 1997, Congress enacted legislation intended to keep Medicare solvent by defining a "sustainable growth rate" for payments to physicians.

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  12. NCLB rewrite soldiers on - The New Orleans model: Praised but not...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Politico

    NCLB REWRITE SOLDIERS ON: The Senate HELP committee will continue to mark up its proposed No Child Left Behind bill rewrite today and potentially bring the bill up for a vote. The committee finished considering amendments to Title I of the bill Tuesday and will focus on its other pieces, which cover a range of potential amendments on early learning, teacher preparation, English-language learners, background checks for teachers and states' options for opting out.

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  13. Bye Bye SGR - Obama "proud to sign it into law." - CMS links...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Politico

    Congress passed its last doc fix in a late night vote as the Senate overwhelmingly approved a deal to repeal and replace the SGR. Onlookers in the gallery clapped as the lawmakers crossed the threshold, and the final tally was 92-8, with eight Republicans voting against the bill: Sens. Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, David Perdue, Marco Rubio, Ben Sasse, Tim Scott, Jeff Sessions and Richard Shelby.

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  14. Cassidy to lead county GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Cheraw Chronicle

    Contributed photoDeparting State Committeeman Glenn Gulledge, left, speaks with state Rep. Richie Yow at the 2015 Chesterfield County GOP convention. Contributed photoDeparting State Committeeman Glenn Gulledge, left, speaks with state Rep. Richie Yow at the 2015 Chesterfield County GOP convention.

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  15. Senate Votes for $141 Billion in More Debt to Cover Medicare PatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | TheBlaze.com

    The Republican-led Senate passed legislation Tuesday night that would increase the national debt by an estimated $141 billion over the next decade, and would use the borrowed money to avoid a steep cut in reimbursement rates for Medicare doctors. Senators approved the bill in an easy 92-8 vote, a margin that showed most Republicans were fine with the idea of borrowing to pay for the policy change. 1 comment

  16. Senate overwhelmingly approves House 'doc fix' billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Hill

    The Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a $200 billion Medicare reform package that will end a two-decade-old headache for Congress known as the "doc fix." The rare bipartisan bill, which passed 92-8, marks one of the biggest achievements yet from the newly GOP-controlled Congress.

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  17. Image Courtesy MGN OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A Senate committee began debating legislation Tuesday that attempts to fix the much-maligned No Child Left Behind education law by giving states more control in determining how to hold public schools accountable for student performance. Leaders of the committee have worked behind closed doors for months to reach a bipartisan consensus on how to revamp a Bush-era law that has been a candidate for reauthorization since 2007.

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  18. Familiar issues brought to budget hearing in Steve...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    The proposed state budget continues to bring Wisconsinites to public hearings, and there were two more in central Wisconsin yesterday. People brought concerns to lawmakers in Marshfield in the morning, and at UW Stevens Point in the afternoon.

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  19. Editorial: Do not neglect facilities at Savannah River SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Aiken Standard

    Staff photo by Derrek Asberry Decisions dealing with the future of the Savannah River Site and its funding will at least in part be shaped by U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., left, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, center, and U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz. Any conversation about Savannah River Site's infrastructure must include the fact the Site was built about six decades ago.

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  20. Sharpton leads service to remember SC police shooting victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Erie Times News

    The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks during a service at Charity Missionary Baptist Church in the wake of the death of Walter Scott, the black driver who was fatally shot by a white police officer after he fled a traffic stop, Sunday, April 12, 2015, in North Charleston, S.C. The officer, Michael Thomas Slager, has been fired and charged with murder.

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