Saturday Jul 26
Cooler Heads Digest 25 July 2014
On Monday, July 28, from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM, the Heritage Foundation will host a panel on "Federal Overreach at the Environmental Protection Agency," moderated by Nicolas Loris, and featuring Rep. Mike Kelly , CEI's William Yeatman, and David Kreutzer from Heritage.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Report: Congressional Staffer Targeted Pro-McDaniel Teens For Destruction
A longtime congressional staffer to Senator Roger Wicker and Congressman Gregg Harper has targeted two twin high school boys over their support of Chris McDaniel.
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.
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.
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)
Gen. questions Afghan timeline
Marine Gen. Joe Dunford on Thursday questioned President Barack Obama's decision to announce the date by which U.S. troops will pull out of Afghanistan, telling senators he had hoped the call would be based on conditions on the ground, not on a schedule.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.
Wicker, Feinstein Seek to Revive 'Seersucker Thursday'
Senators gathered in the Senate reception room for a "Seersucker Thursday" back in 2011.
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 .
Fri Jul 11, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Mississippi Business Journal
Bobby Harrison: Wicker's 2008 Senate race also had sharp ads
In the midst of what was thought to be a close election for the U.S. Senate in 2008, Republican Roger Wicker ran radio ads courting the votes of black Mississippians because his opponent, Ronnie Musgrove, was perceived by some as being lukewarm in support of fellow Democrat Barack Obama for president.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
More Evidence of Illegal ‘Cash for...
Intrepid journalist Charles C Johnson has uncovered even more evidence of voter fraud and vote buying by the Cochran campaign: Cochran campaign staffer Amanda Shook was illegally reimbursed for over $40,000 cash in walking around money during the Republican primary, according to Federal Election Commission filings .
The Mississippi Press
'They treat us like crap,' veteran tells Palazzo during VA forum
The Bronze Star is the fourth-highest individual military honor the United States can bestow on a member of its armed forces.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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 .
Sat Jul 05, 2014
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.