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Yesterday | Bellingham Herald

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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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Inglis, Representative Trey Gowdy, John Boehner

Yesterday | The Hill

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.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, African-American, Charles Rangel, Democrat

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Time

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Jeb Hensarling, Senator Roy Blunt

Balloon Juice

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.'

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Governors, Sarah Palin, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, James Inhofe, US Senate, Tom Coburn

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."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Cory Booker, US House of Representatives, Prison

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Cory Booker, Prison

CNN

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Jim DeMint, Corrine Brown, Democrat, Painting, Arts, African-American, Opinion

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess

The Hill

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Senator Mark Kirk, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Scared Monkeys

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".

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Norfolk, NE, US Politics, Barack Obama, George Bush, Republican, US House of Representatives

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Columbia, SC, US Military, US Marine Corps

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Nation

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barbara Lee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Robert "Bobby'' Scott, Robert Scott, California, Republican

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Nikki Haley, US Governors, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dorchester County, SC, Andrew Cuomo

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Scott, US Governors

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Law, Employment / Labor Law, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Marketing, Liberal Political News

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Rick Perry, US Governors, Dorchester County, SC, South Carolina, Nikki Haley

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.

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Related Topix: Mark Sanford, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mick Mulvaney, Charleston, SC

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Fox News

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.

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

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.

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

Thu Jun 26, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

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.

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Related Topix: Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, US House of Representatives, Jim DeMint

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