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  1. Wanted: An Afghanistan PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | American Thinker

    ... from the relative safety of 35,000 feet above the problem) is unlikely. At the televised hearing , when Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss) said that a pull-out would be "a massive mistake." Mattis agreed that it would be wrong to "walk away." The worst ...

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  2. Gulf Coast leaders push to new passenger train serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Decatur Daily

    ... that passenger rail service could be restored along the Coast quickly and at a reasonable cost," said Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Mississippi, and a supporter of the project. "Completion of this report is an important step in the process, and it brings us ...

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  3. The Latest: Around 155 arrested in Capitol protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Fredericksburg.com

    ... that it's time to "let Obamacare fail." (July 17) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., left, and Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss. wait to take their seats for a luncheon with President Donald Trump, Wednesday, July 19, 2017, in the State Dinning ...

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  4. The Latest: Audit estimates 32 million more uninsuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Fredericksburg.com

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., left, and Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss. wait to take their seats for a luncheon with President Donald Trump, Wednesday, July 19, 2017, in the State Dinning Room of the White House in Washington.

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  5. Trump demands Republicans pass healthcare reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Channelnewsasia.com

    US Senate Majority Mitch McConnell , Republican of Kentucky, US Senator Richard Shelby , Republican of Alabama, and US Senator Roger Wicker , Republican of Mississippi, listen as US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Republican Senators to discuss the healthcare bill. WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump made a last-ditch bid to salvage a central campaign pledge on Wednesday , deploying a mix of threats and charm as he told Republican senators to pass health care reform before their summer break.

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  6. Gulf Coast leaders push to new passenger train service from New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... trip. The recommendations from the Gulf Coast Working Group are outlined in a report issued Monday. U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, a Republican from Mississippi, says the study shows that passenger rail service could be restored along the Coast quickly and ...

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  7. Gulf Coast leaders push to restore passenger train service with two New Orleans routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The Advocate

    ... that passenger rail service could be restored along the Coast quickly and at a reasonable cost," said Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Mississippi, and a supporter of the project. "Completion of this report is an important step in the process, and it brings us ...

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  8. Architects of '80s military buildup talk to senators about Navy expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Stars and Stripes

    ... just learned of $700 million "buried in the post-delivery cost" for the Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., chairman of the subcommittee, praised the witnesses for "thinking outside the box" when they reactivated and ...

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  9. Opioid Funding in Limbo as Senate GOP Falters on Health Care OverhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... have to take another approach. But we're going to have to address the problem. It's an enormous problem," Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) told The Daily Beast after taking a long pause to think through his response. Wicker wasn't alone. No senator who ...

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  10. Report to Congress recommends passenger rail service on Gulf CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... work is in Pascagoula, where it will take an estimated $1.6 million to build a new platform. U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker calls the study encouraging, saying estimated restoration costs are reasonable and that the complete report brings us one step closer ...

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  11. Will time cure some Republicansa Obamacare repeal allergy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Sunherald.com

    U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Mississippi, isn't giving up on the Obamacare repeal , he said Tuesday, the day it became apparent the Senate doesn't have the votes to pass it . Wicker and Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would be quick to add a "yet" to that statement.

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  12. Mississippi Coast could be on two passenger train routesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Sunherald.com

    ... that passenger rail service could be restored along the Coast quickly and at a reasonable cost," said Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Mississippi, and a supporter of the project. "Completion of this report is an important step in the process, and it brings us ...

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  13. ATandT Launches Fixed Wireless Internet in Select Rural and Underserved Areas in MississippiRead the original story

    Monday Jul 17 | Cellular News

    ... and Winston . "The future growth of Mississippi's economy relies on innovation and investment," U.S. Senator Roger Wicker said. "This Fixed Wireless Internet service from AT&T is a great example of the innovative thinking necessary to help close the ...

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  14. Blumenthal supports bipartisan measure for regulatory parity for amateur radioRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 13 | StamfordPlus.com

    U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Roger Wicker introduced legislation titled the "Amateur Radio Parity Act," which would direct the Federal Communications Commission to provide regulatory parity for amateur radio operators. "Amateur radio operators provide an invaluable service to their communities by assisting local emergency communication efforts when disasters occur and main lines are down," said Blumenthal.

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  15. Amateur Radio Parity Act is Introduced in US SenateRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 13 | QST

    The Amateur Radio Parity Act was introduced in the US Senate on July 12, marking another step forward for this landmark legislation. Senators Roger Wicker and Richard Blumenthal are the Senate sponsors.

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  16. The Net Neutrality Fight Doesn't End With the Day of ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Wired

    ... Thune (R-SD), and the subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet is chaired by Roger Wicker (R-MS). The is headed by Greg Walden (R-OR) and the Communications and Technology subcommittee is chaired by Marsha Blackburn ...

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  17. Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce the Modern Fish ActRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 12 | FishingWorld

    Yesterday, the recreational fishing and boating community praised the Senate introduction of the Modern Fish Act by Senators Roger Wicker , Bill Nelson , Roy Blunt , Brian Schatz , John Kennedy and Joe Manchin . The "Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017" would improve public access to America's federal waters, promote conservation of our natural marine resources and spur economic growth.

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  18. Navy Fix on Pilots' Oxygen Shortage Seen Stalled by Red TapeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 12 | The Washington Post

    ... frequent communications flow" increases as solutions are sought. At the request of Republican committee member Roger Wicker of Mississippi, the bill would authorize the Defense Department to launch a nationwide competition with a $10 million prize ...

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  19. $10M may go to the engineer who can solve the Navy's oxygen problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The U.S. military hasn't been able to solve the oxygen deficiency problem plaguing some of its jets, so a U.S. senator from Mississippi wants to dangle a $10 million prize in an open competition. 'After the best minds in the federal government have tried and so far haven't found the exact diagnosis ... let's unleash the brain power of the entire country," Sen. Roger Wicker said Tuesday during a hearing for the Navy secretary nominee.

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  20. GOP quest to repeal Obamacare may be on verge of collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | KAPP-TV Yakima

    ... And many members acknowledged that the Cruz amendment may not be the magic fix to get to 50 votes. Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi said he could support the Cruz amendment, but that "It's not a showstopper or a game changer." The sagging mood among ...

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