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Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell speaks as Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., listen during a news briefing on March 5, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Republicans Optimistic They Can Retake Senate In November

The South is where President Barack Obama and Democrats long have struggled, and it’s where the party’s toughest battleground will be this year in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate.

03/16/2014

Photo by Jean Ross CBS Radio

Congressman Sanford Bishop Treated For Cancer

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — United States Representative Sanford Bishop announced on Friday that has stated that he has been undergoing treatment for a throat tumor since last month. After noticing a small lump in his neck […]

WAOK-AM–10/16/2013

Immigration reform advocates stage a demonstration in front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), office on June 13, 2013 in Newark, N.J. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Protesters Show Up At ICE Office To Stop Deportations Despite It Being Closed For Columbus Day

Protesting immigration activists danced and chanted Monday outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix, calling on President Barack Obama to end all deportations.

10/15/2013

File photo of Rep. Philip Gingrey of Georgia. (credit: Getty Images)

AP Sources: Gingrey To Announce US Senate Bid

Two officials close to the campaign say U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey is expected to announce his bid for the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.

03/27/2013

File photo of an unmanned U.S. drone. (credit: Getty Images)

A Veteran And Now A Congressman, Van Huss Seeks To Limit Police Drones In Tennessee

Tennessee lawmakers are preparing to take up a measure that seeks to restrict police agencies in the state from using unmanned drone aircraft and the sponsor is someone with experience piloting drones.

03/20/2013

Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., speaks to members of the media after a hearing on the Benghazi attack on Nov. 16, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

‘Frustrated’ Saxby Chambliss Won’t Seek Re-Election Next Year

Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss announced Friday he will not seek a third term next year, saying “this is about frustration” with Washington gridlock that he doesn’t see changing in a divided government.

01/25/2013

Capitol Hill

Opinion: New Beginnings

This New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here’s hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.

01/04/2013

Peter King

Opinion: A Terrible End To A Terrible Congress

Congress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said “a house divided against itself cannot stand.” The same holds true for the Republican Party today.

01/04/2013

Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., tears a page from the national health care bill during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on March 21, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Price: House Needs More Red-State Republicans

U.S. Rep. Tom Price says the House GOP is divided between red-state Republicans and blue-state Republicans.

01/03/2013

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Power Talk:Congress Woman Maxine Waters Says “Get Over It, And Move On”!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques-White we talked to Congresswoman Maxine Waters.  She called in t o share her outlook on the current state of politics in America.  The congresswoman touched on issues regard the […]

WAOK-AM–11/16/2012

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