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12 hrs ago | Post and Courier

S.C. congressmen concerned about painkiller prescriptions at VA hospitals

Some of South Carolina's conservative congressional leaders are worried that VA hospitals in Charleston, Columbia and Augusta have become some of the largest "pill mills" in the country.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Representative Trey Gowdy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan, Representative Mick Mulvaney, Representative Tom Rice

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Consumers, businesses could be taxed for internet usage

Being taxed to use the internet is something that could be hard to see happening, but it was an idea lawmakers played with back in the 90s.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, US Politics, US News, Representative Tom Rice, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 17, 2014

NWAonline

Obama Pushes 'Slavery'

When South Carolina Congressman Joe Wilson called out the president for misleading the American people back in 2009, he was right on the button.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Law, Healthcare Law, Personal Finance, Social Security

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Lawmakers challenge spending billions more on wars

U.S. soldiers from the Bravo 3/15 from Fort Stewart, Georgia, take part in an overwatch operation in support of Afghan soldiers in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, June 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Walter Jones, Mac Thornberry, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Stars and Stripes

DOD: New POW/MIA accounting agency to open in January

Defense Department officials testified Tuesday that the new agency to replace the troubled POW/MIA accounting community in charge of recovering and repatriating the remains of troops killed in past conflicts will be stood up on Jan. 1. The agency will consolidate the work of the Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office and the Joint ... (more)

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

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Editorial: Visit by VA director spotlights problems

It's clear that revamping the Department of Veterans Affairs will be a daunting task, but it's a good sign to see the acting VA secretary visiting both Augusta and Columbia to speak with employees and local leaders.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Tue Jul 08, 2014

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

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