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17 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

Surprise Senate highway vote near deadline

Alert: last-minute plot twist on a national issue that may involve your commute.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, John Boehner, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barbara Boxer, Democrat, Bob Corker

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Roll Call

Trent Lott: Happiest Man Alive Over Return of Senate Seersucker Day

The man who created Seersucker Day back in the late 1990s has been on a bit of a tear ever since the Senate ditched the tradition two years ago.

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Related Topix: Trent Lott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Dianne Feinstein, Democrat, Senator Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Mississippi Business Journal

Congressional delegation applauds Air Force's decision on Keesler, but not satified

BILOXI - U.S. Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker along with Congressman Steven Palazzo , are welcoming a U.S. Air Force decision to rescind personnel restrictions on the 815th Tactical Airlift Squadron at Keesler Air Force Base, and have indicated their continuing commitment to demand that the Air Force justify its targeting of []

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Related Topix: US Military, Keesler Air Force Base, US Air Force, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, Representative Steven Palazzo, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

Instapundit

GOP: 'Impossible to Say Anything Good' About EPA Carbon Pollution Standards

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy vigorously defended the Obama administration's new carbon pollution standards for coal-fired power plants, insisting that the emissions reduction plan will provide important health benefits to the nation's most vulnerable citizens, including children.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, David Vitter

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Breitbart.com

NRSC Warns Unsuspecting U.S. Senators: Attack of the Killer Boyle

There did seem to be something off as the senators left the headquarters of the National Republican Senatorial Committee Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Rob Portman, Senator Jerry Moran, Jerry Moran

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Washington Times

EPA chief McCarthy, critics spar at Senate hearing over new rules

EPA chief Gina McCarthy issued a strong defense of controversial proposed new curbs on carbon emissions from power plants, telling a packed Senate hearing Wednesday the agency talked to all sides in the debate before issuing its draft recommendations.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US News, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sunherald.com

The Delta gains national recognition

It officially has been federally designated the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area, one of fewer than 50 such treasures spread across the United States, from frigid Alaska to sunny Florida.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bennie Thompson, Democrat, Thad Cochran, Delta State University, us Travel, Travel

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Senate snarled by leadership animosity

The Senate went three months this spring without voting on a single legislative amendment, the nitty-gritty kind of work usually at the heart of congressional lawmaking.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat, Senator Christopher Coons, Senator Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 17, 2014

U.S. Naval Institute

Dunford Backs Building 12th San Antonio-Class Warship

Gen. Joseph Dunford, the Pentagon's pick to lead the Marine Corps, told Congress on Thursday he backs a congressional plan to add a 12th San Antonio-class amphibious warship to the fleet to the planned class of 11. Dunford made his case for the additional San Antonio-class warship during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Navy

Wed Jul 16, 2014

World Magazine

Plan to overturn Hobby Lobby ruling stalls

The Senate on Wednesday afternoon fell short of the 60 votes needed to move forward with the Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act, in a 56-43 vote on bringing the measure to the floor.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Susan Collins, Senator Mark Kirk

Roll Call

Wicker, Feinstein Seek to Revive 'Seersucker Thursday'

Senators gathered in the Senate reception room for a "Seersucker Thursday" back in 2011.

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Related Topix: Trent Lott, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dianne Feinstein, Democrat

WHTC

Thune Bipartisan Bill to Permanently Block Taxes o...

U.S. Senator John Thune, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and member of the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, today applauded the U.S. House of Representative's broad bipartisan approval of the companion bill to his Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act , which he introduced with Senator Ron Wyden .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Thune, US Senate, Republican, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Senator Jeff Merkley, Senator Roger Wicker, Senator Jerry Moran, US House of Representatives

Fri Jul 11, 2014

UPI

Man who accused Cochran campaign of vote-buying changes story

A Mississippi man who accused the Thad Cochran campaign of paying African-Americans to vote for the senator in his primary runoff last month is walking back his story.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Breitbart.com

Panic? Cochran Replaces Campaign Manager

Sen. Thad Cochran's campaign manager, Kirk Sims, has been replaced by his state director Brad Davis, according to a GOP source close to the campaign.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives, Trent Lott

NOLA.com

Landrieu converts bill to transfer red-snapper management to states

The federal red-snapper season has been closed for a month, but Louisiana anglers like Todd Black are continuing to catch them in state waters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, David Vitter, Republican, Senator Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives

USA Today

Cochran camp: FEC get-out-vote filing was 'screwed up'

JACKSON, Miss. - Facing allegations of vote buying and a challenge to a GOP primary runoff win, the Thad Cochran campaign said it made a mistake accounting for nearly $53,000 in get-out-the-vote cash and will Cochran camp: FEC get-out-vote filing was 'screwed up' JACKSON, Miss.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives, Jackson, MS

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Free Republic

ALERT: McDaniel has found enough fraudulent ballots to overturn election

No. Today is the last day of election certification. So now that the results are certified, McDaniel can submit a challenge to the Republican Party of Mississippi .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Free Republic

Why Don’t Republicans Respond To Border Crisis? We'll Explain

Many people are wondering why Republicans are not doing more to stop the Illegal Alien influx, and more specifically not stop President Obama's approach.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Bob Corker, Senator Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Free Republic

The defiant Mississippi loser [good overview of what McDaniel is doing]

It's been a week since Sen. Thad Cochran won the Mississippi Republican primary, but not if you ask Chris McDaniel.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, African-American

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Free Republic

No charges after strip club incident

A legislative aide to Sen. Roger Wicker will keep his job after charges were dropped following his arrest this summer for allegedly running an illegal strip club, Wicker's spokesman said Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

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