Navy shipbuilding plans likely to run aground, report says

By   /  January 12, 2015  /  Alabama, Mississippi, National, National Security, News, Politics, U.S. House, U.S. House of Represenatives, U.S. Senate  /  No Comments

Photo by U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy’s shipbuilding plan for 2015 shows that more money will be needed to boost the fleet’s numbers to 300 warships, according to a CBO report.

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Proposed EPA ozone rule could crimp Mississippi’s economy

By   /  December 9, 2014  /  Congress, Economy, Energy and Environment, Government Regulation, Legislature, Mississippi, News, Politics, Regulations, Technology, U.S. House of Represenatives, U.S. Senate  /  No Comments

PHOTO BY: Mississippi Power

New EPA regulations meant to help children and people with lung diseases could cost Mississippi.

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Mississippi’s Thad Cochran drew tea party, Democrat votes in victory

By   /  November 6, 2014  /  Legislature, Mississippi, News, Politics, U.S. Senate  /  No Comments

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U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran picked up plenty of tea party and Democratic votes in his winning bid for a seventh term in the Senate.

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Warner: ‘100 percent certain’ winner in Senate squeaker

By   /  November 5, 2014  /  News, Politics, U.S. Senate, Virginia  /  No Comments

CLOSE DOESN'T COUNT: Lawyers for Democratic Sen. Mark Warner, left, are "100 percent certain" that he will prevail over GOP opponent Ed Gillespie, right.

Declaring victory before a statewide canvass got under way, Democratic Sen. Mark Warner is “100 percent certain” to be sworn in for a second term, his election attorney said Wednesday.

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Millions flow to four senate hopefuls after billionaires’ White House meeting

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  Colorado, Economy, Energy and Environment, Iowa, Michigan, National, New Hampshire, News, Politics & Elections, U.S. Senate  /  No Comments

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By Tori Richards and Earl Glynn | Watchdog.org
One day after billionaire Tom Steyer welcomed the Democratic Party elite into his home for a $400,000 fundraiser, he was jetting cross-country to meet with fellow billionaire George Soros and a top Obama aide in the West Wing of the White House.
It was Feb. 20, and the two-hour […]

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Mississippi’s ‘Tower of Pork’ costs taxpayers $352 million

By   /  October 28, 2014  /  Budget and Spending, Government Waste, Mississippi, Politics, U.S. Senate, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Photo by Steve Wilson

One of these things is not like the other. Tower of Power is a horn-driven funk band from the 1970s. The “Tower of Pork” A-3 rocket engine test tower sits idle at the John C. Stennis Space Center on the Mississippi Coast.

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