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  1. All aboard Amtrak: Mississippi Coast crowds signal support for serviceRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    ... he said. "Each time (someone new) comes, they say, 'We had no idea how beautiful this Gulf Coast is.' U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, who Thursday announced a working group to study ways to get Amtrak back on track along the Coast, said he's been waiting ...

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  2. After 10 years, Amtrak returns to a celebration along the coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... the storm 10 years ago. Outside the Bay St. Louis train station, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker led a large gathering in a champagne toast to honor Amtrak's first stop in the city since the storm ravaged their coast. "This ...

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  3. Pascagoula rolls out the red carpet for Amtrak tour stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | The Mississippi Press

    Pascagoula officials had said they hoped the community would put on a good show for Amtrak officials when the Amtrak tour train stopped Thursday. A large crowd, along with the Pascagoula High School band and cheerleaders, and city fire trucks, welcomed the train -- which carried Amtrak officials, Gov. Phil Bryant, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker and a host of other dignitaries.

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  4. Sid Salter: Scalia's affinity for Mississippi went beyond love of outdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Newms360.com

    ... than Mississippi's political royalty in those days: U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, then-U.S. Reps. Chip Pickering, Roger Wicker and Ronnie Shows, then-Gov. Ronnie Musgrove, then-Lt. Gov. Amy Tuck, then-House Speaker Tim Ford, then-House Appropriations ...

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  5. Cochran and Wicker: Next president should choose justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | The Mississippi Press

    ... in Texas, and President Barack Obama has said he will nominate a successor. Mississippi Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker issued statements Tuesday saying they oppose a nomination being made during a presidential election year. Cochran says there ...

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  6. Legislation aims to lift Medicare telehealth barriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Newms360.com

    Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Mississippi, introduced legislation earlier this month aimed at lifting telehealth restrictions in Medicare, inspired in part by Mississippi's success. The bill would allow Medicare patients to use video conferencing, remote patient monitoring and technology to transfer patient data.

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  7. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    ... 2014 where he and fellow Justice Elena Kagan gave a rare joint talk at the University of Mississippi. U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and state Republican Party Chairman Joe Nosef ...

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  8. Durbin, wicker say next Amtrak CEO should continue commitment to national systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Roger Wicker sent a letter today to Anthony M. Coscia, Chairman of the Amtrak Board of Directors, requesting that the next Amtrak President and Chief Executive Officer demonstrate commitment to a unified national passenger rail system. "Illinois rail lines are at the center of our national transportation network.

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  9. As senator, Rubio pays speechwriter, but rarely speaks in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | USA Today

    ... who has spoken 42 times in the 114th Congress; Rob Portman of Ohio who has spoken 44 times on the floor; and Roger Wicker of Mississippi who has spoken 16 times. In 2013-2014, Rubio spoke on the Senate floor 55 times, C-SPAN records show. Wicker ...

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  10. Advocates push for teen tanning bed banRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Newms360.com

    ... the risk of melanoma by 59 percent. "It is dangerous for people under 18," said Gayle Wicker, wife of Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., who has been an advocate for cancer prevention and care and children's well-being. "For me, it's a risk that can be ...

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  11. 5 Quotes From Republican Leaders Reflecting on the Voting Rights Act of 1965Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | News Max

    ... ought to be treated the same. ... But it will be fascinating to see." The Huffington Post , March 2013 3. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Mississippi "I do have grave questions about jurisdictions forever having to remain in the penalty box regardless of ...

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  12. National Republicans Side With Indiana's Todd Young in Fight Over Ballot AccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Roll Call

    ... at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor in Washington. Baker joined NRSC chairman, Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., who added, "I would think the Democratic Party of Indiana needs to think long and hard before they go down this path of ...

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  13. Another GOP Leader Promises No Obamacare Replacement This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | US News & World Report

    For those of you keeping track, we got more confirmation today that the long-heralded Republican alternative to Obamacare won't be coming this year. Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker, who chairs the Senate GOP's campaign arm, said Thursday morning that there's just too much for Congress to do this year to get around to actually replacing the controversial law.

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  14. Sen. Wicker is confident about retaining GOP Senate majorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Speaking at the weekly Christian Science Monitor breakfast, Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker, chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee , and Ward Baker, the committee's executive director, made it clear they intend to hold on to the Senate's GOP majority - even though the numbers are against them. Next fall, 24 Republican Senate seats will be up for re-election, compared with just 10 for Democrats, who need to win five more seats to regain the majority.

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  15. GOP's response if Trump is nominee: At least we're not socialistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... of each race, said two guests at a Monitor breakfast Thursday. "We think we can run on our record," said Sen. Roger Wicker (R) of Mississippi, who chairs the committee tasked with winning Senate seats for the GOP. Under the leadership of Senate ...

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  16. Mississippi senators vote to strengthen North Korea sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... President Obama's desk, where he's expected to sign it. Both U.S. senators from Mississippi, Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker, joined an overwhelming bipartisan majority of senators in voting to expand and strengthen sanctions. "The President's ...

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  17. Oscar-buzz building? Senators laud a The Big Shorta at a Hill screening with director Adam McKayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... laugh a little, you'll cry a little , you'll enjoy it, but most of all, you'll say 'I learned something.'" Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) was equally enthusiastic. "It's a good movie; it's a funny movie; it's a true movie." The lawmakers were directing ...

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  18. Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | News9 Oklahoma City

    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., joined by, from left, Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, talks to reporters on ...

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  19. US Senate bill aims to derail NKoreaa s nuclear weapons driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Medincine Hat News

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., joined by, from left, Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, following a closed-door policy meeting. McConnell said the Senate will consider legislation to hit North Korea with more stringent sanctions in the wake of Pyongyanga TMs recent satellite launch and technical advances U.S. intelligence agencies say the reclusive Asian nation is making in its nuclear weapons program.

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  20. Mississippi Editorial RdpRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... patients with some conditions such as strokes. Republican Mississippi U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker introduced a companion bill. Now, Teladoc Inc., the nation's largest telemedicine provider, has introduced a set of rules of its ...

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