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Yesterday | WIS-TV Columbia

Acting VA secretary to visit Dorn on Wednesday

With the number of problems that have been identified at Dorn VA Medical Center through various reports and audits, the acting Secretary of Veteran Affairs will be in town on Wednesday to take a closer look at how things are run.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Post and Courier

Former S.C. state trooper fights for medical marijuana

Chris Raffield pushes himself to his feet on the cane he needs to support his fragile frame.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, Representative Trey Gowdy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Drink, Cocktails

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Editorial | Off-shore drilling a short-sighted approach to energy

A U.S. House bill approved last week to open up drilling along South Carolina's coast is thankfully a long-shot, but it's still troubling that Congress is once again considering such a measure.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mark Sanford, US Governors, Opinion, Education

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Free Republic

Another Obamacare Success Story: HHS Says It Can’t Verify...

During his State of the Union speech in 2009, President Barack Obama said that Obamacare would not cover illegal immigrants.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illegal Immigration

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Free Times

How A Right-Winger Won the SC-02 Democratic Primary

Phil Black won the Democratic primary to run against GOP Rep. Joe Wilson after challenging Wilson three times as a Republican.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Jim DeMint, Columbia, SC

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Island Packet

SC Supreme Court justices question why Harrell probe shouldna t be stopped

S.C. Supreme Court justices questioned arguments from the state Attorney General's office on Tuesday that the judge who permitted a State Grand Jury to examine ethics-violation allegations against House Speaker Bobby Harrell should not have stopped the proceedings.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Springdale, SC, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Rock Hill Herald

S.C. justices mull Wilson investigation of Harrell

House Speaker Bobby Harrell, R-Charleston, walks out of the South Carolina Supreme Court building in Columbia, SC, Tuesday, June 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Columbia, SC, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Miami Herald

Marine who threw himself at grenade receives Medal of Honor

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. William "Kyle" Carpenter is awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at the White House in Washington, D.C. Cpl.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Representative Tim Scott, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Jun 18, 2014

The Hill

Did latent Republican racism sound the death knell for Cantor?

As primary Election Day drew to a close and his defeat was all but certain, I am sure that Republican Eric Cantor , a staunch conservative, Obama obstructionist and until this week, House majority leader, had to ask himself how he could fall so far out of favor with the very Tea Party that he had catered to over the past four years, losing to a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Eric Cantor, Tea Party

Thu Jun 12, 2014

Counterpunch

Fear and Loathing on the Far Right

GREETINGS FROM THE NEW COLD WAR! - Patrick Smith places the Ukrainian crisis in historical and political context; Yvette Carnell profiles the strange career of Obama's Pitbull, Rev.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

OpEdNews

Repugnant Republicans

There is something disturbing about the Republican response to just about everything President Obama does.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

Lexington County Chronicle

Amid low turnout, candidates hit Lexington searching for votes

Congressman Joe Wilson remembers his first election 60 years ago. He was seven. And his mother was a pollworker for the Democratic primary, when Democrats still ruled South Carolina politics .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lexington, SC, Representative Tim Scott, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Lexington County, SC

The Aiken Standard

Aiken County releases updated election numbers

Aiken County's updated voting totals were still missing three precincts as of deadline on Wednesday for the state's Republican and Democratic primaries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Scott, Aiken County, SC, Aiken, SC, US Senate, Lindsey Graham

NAFCU

Many primary wins go to pro-CU candidates

June 12, 2014 - A majority of pro-credit union candidates from Tuesday's primaries are on track to win in November's mid-term elections, NAFCU Political Affairs Director Katie Marisic said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Scott, Representative Mick Mulvaney, James Clyburn, Democrat, Susan Collins, US Senate

Wed Jun 11, 2014

The Washington Post

Dana Milbank: Eric Cantor's instant burial

Eric Cantor, announcing to his House Republican colleagues Wednesday afternoon that he will resign as majority leader, recalled some wisdom given him recently by a Holocaust survivor: "Suffering is a part of life.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Jeb Hensarling, Representative Tom Marino, Opinion

Houston Chronicle

Hagel says time was running out to save Bergdahl

In this image taken from video obtained from Voice Of Jihad Website, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Sgt.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, US Politics, US News, Mac Thornberry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Howard McKeon

The Island Packet

Full SC Primary election results

Voters taking part in the Democratic and Republican primaries cast ballots for a number of races, including statewide and local races.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Columbia, SC

Tue Jun 10, 2014

The Island Packet

Wilson, Clyburn win primaries

Two incumbent Midlands congressmen took convincing steps toward extending their political tenures in the U.S. Congress as they held off challengers in Tuesday's statewide primaries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dorchester, SC

Sunherald.com

Black gets Democratic win in US House District 2

Phil Black from the Lake Murray area of Lexington County collected 54 percent of the vote in unofficial results to defeat Ed Greenleaf of Columbia.

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Related Topix: Lexington County, SC, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

The Hill

Good excuse for missing VA vote? Brain surgery

Short of recovering from brain surgery, most House members were not willing to miss a vote Tuesday on a bill to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Related Topix: Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ralph Hall, Gary Miller, Representative Alan Nunnelee

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