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  1. Wicker: Defense job tough for anyone under ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Newms360.com

    U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker said today he hopes President Barack Obama's choice to succeed Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will be a bipartisan professional who "can be heard inside the White House" in policy formulation. Obama and Hagel appeared together at a news conference today to announce Hagel's resignation, under pressure from the president.

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  2. McConnell plots 2016 strategy - Landrieu gets Saints spotlight, Cassidy gets Perry visitRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | Politico

    ... front of Republicans: Their majority could be short lived." http://politi.co/1xrAlha -- Incoming NRSC Chairman Roger Wicker (Miss.) indicated that he isn't expecting the party to be defending any open seats: "I don't expect any [GOP] retirements," ...

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  3. McConnell preps for 2016 battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Politico

    ... he wouldn't run for the White House and Senate at the same time. At the meeting, McConnell and Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker, the new NRSC chairman, made a blunt declaration to their colleagues: Reelection, they said, starts now. With the NRSC's new ...

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  4. Mississippi GOP against Obama's immigration orderRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... now, I believe the president is making it much harder to address those problems," Cochran said. Republican Sen. Roger Wicker, recently elected to head the National Republican Senatorial Committee, said that beginning next year, "The new Republican ...

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  5. We won't stop future Fergusons and floodwaters by planting a treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Grist Magazine

    ... tree ceremony was a bipartisan event. Not only was Cochran on hand, but so was Mississippi's other senator, Roger Wicker, the new chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. Emmett Till's legacy carries with it memories of the risks so ...

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  6. Senate shoots down Keystone plansRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Western Livestock Journal

    ... Texas. "There are 2.6 million miles of pipeline infrastructure in place in the United States today," said Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS). "Adding another 1,179 miles is minute in comparison and would reap immense economic benefits, while having little or ...

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  7. Civil Rights Activist Andrew Goodman Honored by his School and with Presidential Medal of FreedomRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | PR Log

    ... (H.R. 4409) was introduced to Congress by New York Senator Kirstin Gillibrand and Mississippi Senators Roger Wicker and Thad Cochran, to award posthumous Congressional Medals of Honor to Messrs. Goodman, Chaney, and Schwerner. Senator Gillibrand was ...

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  8. Mississippi Republican Congressmen against Obama's immigration orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... now, I believe the president is making it much harder to address those problems," Cochran said. Republican Sen. Roger Wicker, recently elected to head the National Republican Senatorial Committee, said that beginning next year, "The new Republican ...

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  9. More Read the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., issued the following statement regarding President Obama's plan to defer the deportation of nearly five million illegal immigrants in the United States: "On November 4, the American people voted for a change in Washington. President Obama has an obligation to honor their decision, not take matters into his own hands because he disliked the result.

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  10. Senate GOP promotes from within for '16 campaign operationRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Hill

    ... majority. "Ward Baker is uniquely prepared to serve as executive director of NRSC," incoming NRSC Chairman Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) said in a statement. "He played an instrumental role in advancing conservative ideals and restoring a Republican ...

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  11. Senate Republicans Up in 2016: No Shutdown Over ImmigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Roll Call

    ... responses, including Patrick J. Toomey of Pennsylvania, Jerry Moran of Kansas and John McCain of Arizona. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., who is the newly elected chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, also refused to play "what if." ...

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  12. Union Warns Anti-Keystone Democrats There Wil Be ConsequencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Daily Caller

    ... has been very clear about what our views are as it relates to the Keystone bill." Mississippi Republican Sen. Roger Wicker, who voted in favor for the pipeline explained in a statement , "There are 2.6 million miles of pipeline infrastructure in ...

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  13. Eric Holder: 'Acceptance and opportunity for all is not yet complete'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Sen. Susan Collins, (R-Maine) and was attended by both Republican senators from Mississippi, Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker. There were other dignitaries present but the speech by Holder set the mood of the day. "Although Emmett Till died senselessly ...

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  14. Legislation would rename Hazlehurst Post OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Legislation has been approved in Congress to designate the "First Lieutenant Alvin Chester Cockrell, Jr. Post Office Building" in Hazlehurst. The legislation, co-sponsored by Mississippi Republican Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker , now goes the White House for approval.

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  15. Taking Care of Their Own? Not All New Party Committee Chiefs Were Big GiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | OpenSecrets

    ... leadership positions. OpenSecrets took a closer look at each of the four incoming party committee leaders. Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) was shouldered with what at least some consider an unenviable task this week when his peers elected him the next ...

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  16. Democrats Could Face Dire Consequences for Supporting Executive AmnestyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    ... not seem to have gotten the message," incoming National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) chairman Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) told Breitbart News on Monday. "The President and his liberal allies in Congress continue to believe we have an imminent ...

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  17. Tree planted at US Capitol to honor Emmett TillRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... mutilated body. An all-white jury acquitted two white men of murder. Fellow Republican Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker of Mississippi took part in the ceremony, as did Attorney General Eric Holder and Rep. John Lewis of Georgia. Cochran said the ...

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  18. A tree for Emmett Till: Susan Collins among senators joining Eric...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    ... said. "This tree is a symbol of their sacrifices, too." Cochran's Mississippi colleague, Republican Sen. Roger Wicker, quoted Myrlie Evers, widow of slain Mississippi civil rights leader Medgar Evers, in saying that events in Mississippi provide a ...

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  19. Tree planted at U.S. Capitol to honor Emmett TillRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. Fellow Republican Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker of Mississippi took part in the ceremony, as did Attorney General Eric Holder and Rep. John Lewis of Georgia. Cochran says ...

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  20. Jeb Bush to Headline GOP Senatorial Fundraiser in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | News Max

    ... at the event are NRSC finance chairman and Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, incoming NRSC chairman and Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana. The event will be Bush's first time on the ...

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