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  1. Who Watches The Watchdogs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | MTV

    Like kindergarteners told to stay seated when their teacher leaves the room, politicians don't always follow the rules when no one is watching. Perhaps that's why so many politicians resent the Office of Congressional Ethics, the organization tasked with investigating questionable congressional behavior and forwarding its evidence to the House Ethics Committee .

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  2. Muslim hoax revealed in Michigan, while Muslim advocates blame Trump victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Spero News

    A young Muslim female student at the University of Michigan fabricated a story that an unidentified man threatened to set her clothing on fire on November 11. The young Muslim woman was wearing traditional Muslim garb or hijab at the time. Police announced recently that she may face charges after they discovered that she had fabricated the event.

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  3. House probe: Obama attacked own scientists to advance climate agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    The Obama administration engaged in a calculated effort to dismantle an Energy Department program so it could focus on meeting the goals of the president's climate change agenda, even going as far as to fire scientists that disobeyed strict orders not to talk to members of Congress, according to a Tuesday report issued by the House Science, Space and Technology Committee. The report showed the administration even attacked one of its own Energy Department scientists who stepped out of line with strict orders to deny lawmakers with information on a nuclear radiation program that it was seeking to scuttle to pursue its global warming programs more aggressively.

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  4. Members of Congress to reload gun rights caucusRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Fox News

    Rep. Thomas Massie will be chairing the third iteration of the Congressional Second Amendment Caucus. According to a statement from the office of Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., the congressman will be chairing the third iteration of the Congressional Second Amendment Caucus.

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  5. Rep. Thomas Massie to Chair Revived Second Amendment Caucus in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Rep. Thomas Massie will be chair of a newly relaunched Congressional Second Amendment Caucus. According to a press release today from his office , Massie believes the results of this year's election "present us with a new opportunity to advance pro-gun legislation and reverse the erosion of the Second Amendment that's occurred over the last few decades."

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  6. Republican Congressmen Form the Congressional Second Amendment CaucusRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | AmmoLand

    "The recent election results present us with a new opportunity to advance pro-gun legislation and reverse the erosion of the Second Amendment that's occurred over the last few decades. I look forward to working with the new President and this determined group of conservatives to promote a pro-gun agenda," Massie stated.

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  7. Write-in balloting in Athens a mix of serious and sillyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    When it came to the presidential race, Athens-Clarke County voters took write-in voting seriously in the Nov. 8 election, but the rest of the ballot, jammed with uncontested races just waiting for electoral hijinks, well not so much. There were more than a dozen qualified write-in candidates in Georgia for the presidential race, and dozens of Athens-Clarke voters, apparently dissatisfied with the top-of-the-ticket choices - Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump - made their choices from the legitimate write-in candidates.

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  8. ' Bill of the Month for November 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | FreedomWorks

    Government goes to those who show up. FreedomWorks makes it easy to hold your elected officials accountable in our fully interactive Action Center.

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  9. Broun offers prayer for Hope to the Hill projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Former congressman Dr. Paul Broun, who represented northeast Georgia, including all or part of Athens at various times from 2007-2014, is remaining politically active as he considers how a future in elected office might shape up for him. "I'm not going anywhere.

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  10. 'Jungle primary' pits GOP lawmakers against eachaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Daily World

    An unusual drama is playing out in Louisiana, as two Republican House members slug it out while vying for the state's open Senate seat. 'Jungle primary' pits GOP lawmakers against each other An unusual drama is playing out in Louisiana, as two Republican House members slug it out while vying for the state's open Senate seat.

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  11. Fighting science denialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | PhysicsWeb Events

    Taken from the September 2016 issue of Physics World Ahead of this autumn's US presidential election, Robert P Crease proposes five ways to encourage a responsible discussion of scientific issues Fidel Castro - that acerbic critic of anything American - once said that he liked the movie Jaws because it shows the inevitable consequences of the corruptions of capitalism. The former Cuban president was surely thinking of the scene in the film where oceanographer Matt Hooper, played by the nerdy Richard Dreyfus, realizes that a mangled woman's body is evidence of a shark prowling the waters and tries to persuade the local mayor to close the beaches.

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  12. Broun offering semiautomatic weapon in sweepstakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Former U.S. Rep. Paul Broun, R-Ga., is hosting a sweepstakes in which the prize is a semiautomatic rifle, in a bid to raise funds that could be used to retire debt from his unsuccessful campaign earlier this year to return to Congress to represent a northeast Georgia district. Broun is offering the Bushmaster Model 91046, a .223-caliber weapon, through the Internet at http://bit.ly/2aM4bvI , part of a website titled "Broun for U.S. Congress."

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  13. Dem Congressman Alan Grayson Mocks Marco Rubio For Spinal Cord Injury SupportRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2016 | Mediaite.com

    Democratic Florida Congressman and Senate candidate Alan Grayson is known for his fiery and controversial style, so his keynote at the kickoff of the 2016 Netroots Nation Conference was relatively subdued by comparison. However, Grayson did manage to get in a few choice licks at Republicans, first mocking his fellow members of the House Committee on Science and Technology, whom he accused of denying climate science: One of them said to me, recently, that global warming is a lie from the deepest pit of Hell.

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  14. Green Party's Stein to speak in Athens as efforts to get her on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Jill Stein, the Green Party's nominee for president of the United States, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Room 101 of the Miller Learning Center at the University of Georgia, according to the party's local chapter. Stein's appearance in Athens also includes an effort to collect signatures to get her on the ballot in Georgia, said Bruce Dixon, co-chairman of the Georgia Green Party.

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  15. Green Party's Stein to speak in Athens as efforts to get her on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Jill Stein, the Green Party's nominee for president of the United States, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Room 101 of the Miller Learning Center at the University of Georgia, according to the party's local chapter. Stein's appearance in Athens also includes an effort to collect signatures to get her on the ballot in Georgia, said Bruce Dixon, co-chairman of the Georgia Green Party.

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  16. CP-GA Picks Darrell Castle, Former Congressman Dr. Paul Broun for Presidential TicketRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Christian Newswire

    Contact: Garland Favorito, Elections Director, Constitution Party of Georgia , 404-664-4044 ATLANTA, June 16, 2016 / Christian Newswire / -- The Constitution Party of Georgia held its state convention on June 10th in McDonough. As expected, members selected Darrell Castle, the keynote speaker and party leader from Tennessee, as its Presidential nominee.

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  17. Will - Trump effect' oust Ga. incumbents?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Coastal Courier

    When he announced his candidacy last year, Trump was considered a joke in a Republican presidential field whose "serious" candidates included seven current or former governors and five current or former senators. The Republican base is angry with its leadership, which is why it picked Trump over the candidates who were the establishment favorites.

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  18. No anti-incumbent fervor for Athens, northeast Georgia votersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    If presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is animating a throw-the-bums-out attitude from atop his party's ticket, that dynamic was nowhere in evidence in GOP balloting across northeast Georgia in Tuesday's primary. As a prime example, incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, now Georgia's senior senator, earned a chance for his third six-year term Tuesday, decisively turning back two GOP challengers in earning more than 77 percent of the nearly 600,000 ballots cast in the race.

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  19. UPDATED: Incumbents prevail in Tuesday electionsRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | MainStreetNews.com

    Jackson County incumbents survived the reported national anti-incumbent sentiment in Tuesday's general primary election. For board of commissioners chairman Tom Crow, however, it was very close.

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  20. Todd Jones wins state House District 25 seatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Forsyth County News

    U.S Senate * Jim Barksdale - Forsyth: 51.94 percent, 428 votes; Georgia: 53.52 percent, 146,018 votes * Cheryl Copeland - Forsyth: 42.48 percent, 350 votes; Georgia: 42.32 percent, 115.466 votes * John F. Coyne III - Forsyth: 5.58 percent, 46 votes; Georgia: 4.16 percent, 11,360 votes Public Service Commissioner * Kellie Pollard Austin - Forsyth: 15.92 percent, 2,756 votes; Georgia: 13.07 percent, 67,480 votes * Tim Echols - Forsyth: 65.36 percent, 11.315 votes; Georgia: 68.97 percent, 356,077 votes * Michelle Miller - Forsyth: 18.73 percent, 3,242 votes; Georgia: 17.96 percent, 92,748 votes U.S. Rep. District 9 * Paul C. Broun - Forsyth: 18.47 percent, 1,192 votes * Doug Collins - Forsyth: 69.12 percent, 4,461 votes * Roger Fitzpatrick - Forsyth: 7.30 percent, 471 votes * Bernie Fontaine - Forsyth: 2.25 percent, 145 votes * Mike Scupin - Forsyth: 2.87 percent, 185 votes State Sen.

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