Leading the Benghazi probe, a Republican known for his zeal
Gowdy, a former prosecutor whose peculiar hairstyle has generated almost as much news media coverage as his voting record, has made a name for himself over his barely two terms in office with his rapacious questioning of Obama officials in committee rooms.
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Democrats push race issues, revving up their voters
Democrats are injecting race into the 2014 midterm elections amid fears that a drop-off in minority voters could severely cost them at the polls this fall.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Export-Import Bank Wins Enough GOP Support for Passage
US Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, talks to reporters after a closed meeting on Iraq and Afghanistan on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on July 8, 2014.
Crazy Lady Wants Attention
Sarah Palin on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of Republicans calling for the impeachment of President Obama, writing in a Breitbart op-ed that the influx of young illegal immigrants over the southern border "is the last straw that makes the battered wife say, 'no mas.'
Sentencing Law and Policy
Senators Paul and Booker introducing another important bipartisan CJ reform bill
As reported in this new Washington Post column , a pair of "freshmen senators eager to expand their national profiles are teaming up to introduce a comprehensive overhaul of the nation's criminal justice system that they say will cut government spending and help make it easier for nonviolent criminals to eventually secure a job."
Tue Jul 08, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
Unlikely Duo Join Forces On Sentencing Overhaul Bill
Two senators - a Democrat and a Republican - introduced a bill Tuesday that aims to overhaul the nation's criminal justice system, slash government spending on prisons and make it easier for nonviolent offenders to find employment.
Louis: GOP, support your black candidates
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, who filled Jim DeMint's seat, is on track to be South Carolina's first elected black Republican senator.
Outside the Beltway
Sarah Palin Says It's Time To Impeach Obama
Former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin called for President Barack Obama's impeachment in her most direct language yet in a column Tuesday morning.
Export-Import Bank supporters aim for show of strength in Senate
Business groups are turning their firepower toward the Senate in the fight over the Export-Import Bank, hoping a strong vote this month could be enough to break down resistance in the House.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Good Grief, Intollerant LEFT at it Again Say Obama Outhouse...
Angry Democrats cry racism to a float in a 4th of July parade in Norfolk, NE depicting Barack Obama standing next to an outhouse labeled , "Presidential Library".
Post and Courier
Sen. Tim Scott to recognize Vietnam veterans
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott will host a special ceremony on Aug. 2, in Columbia, to honor South Carolina's Vietnam War-era veterans.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Honoring the American Experiment With a Bipartisan Call for Restraint on Iraq
There are many ways to express patriotism. Yet, there remains a common sense that the best expressions extend beyond ideology and partisanship to embrace the noblest ideals and deepest truths - of the American experiment.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Summerville Journal Scene
Perry rallies Dorchester Republicans
Leslie Cantu/Journal Scene Gov. Nikki Haley and Jordan Bryngelson, chairman of the Dorchester County Republican Party, chat over barbeque.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
National Review Online
Tim Cavanaugh: Whiteface Vandalism of Republican Candidate's Sign
A Florida Republican congressional candidate's campaign sign was vandalized with whiteface paint last week in a district with overwhelmingly Democratic voter registration.
Center for American Progress
Policies States Can Enact to Promote Apprenticeship
In response to growing concerns among employers and economists that the United States faces a looming shortage of skilled workers, policymakers across the country are taking a new look at an old idea.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Post and Courier
Texas Gov. Rick Perry visiting Dorchester GOP on Tuesday
The Dorchester County GOP scored a coup when it landed a visit from Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who is coming back to South Carolina to test the presidential waters.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Myrtle Beach Online
5 years after scandal, Mark Sanford rises from political dead
The notoriously skinflint Sanford, a man of considerable means who wore a sports coat with an open-neck shirt to his own gubernatorial inauguration ball, couldn't help himself.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Court ruling may impact hundreds of NLRB cases - DR. MANNY: Court can save medical education
The Supreme Court ruling on Thursday that invalidated three appointments made by President Obama to the National Labor Relations Board has thrown hundreds of the board's decisions into question.
Post and Courier
Sen. Tim Scott wants answers directly from VA hospitals
Sen. Tim Scott's office announced Friday that he will ask VA hospital directors about the existence of secret waiting lists at VA facilities in South Carolina, including the Ralph Johnson Medical Center in Charleston.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
T.W. Shannon, a Sign of Things to Come
As analysts dissect the primary loss of former Oklahoma Speaker of the House T.W. Shannon for the seat of retiring Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn, I have been asked in recent days whether his candidacy is an anomaly for the GOP.