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Roger F. Wicker

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  • GOP budgets don't agree on how to boost military, cut Medicare

    GOP budgets don't agree on how to boost military, cut Medicare
    Now that Republicans control Congress, they have largely agreed that they want to boost military spending at the expense of other domestic social programs. But they're at odds over how to do it. Senate Republicans made clear Wednesday, in releasing...
  • Letter sent to White House tests tentatively for cyanide

    Letter sent to White House tests tentatively for cyanide
    An envelope addressed to the White House has tentatively tested positive for cyanide after two rounds of analysis, the Secret Service said Tuesday. Additional testing will be necessary to confirm the finding. The letter was received Monday at a facility...
  • Letter sent to White House to be tested again for cyanide

     Letter sent to White House to be tested again for cyanide
    A third round of testing will help to determine whether an envelope addressed to the White House does indeed contain cyanide. Initial biological testing came back negative, the Secret Service said, but another test conducted Tuesday returned a...
  • Warner, Kaine say stay on H2B visa freeze will help seafood industry

    Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine say Virginia seafood businesses got a break with a request filed by federal agencies for a court decision to hold off enforcing a ruling stopping  officials from processing visas for seasonal workers. The unopposed...
  • 'Climate change is real and not a hoax,' Senate overwhelmingly decides

    'Climate change is real and not a hoax,' Senate overwhelmingly decides
    The U.S. Senate has made it official: Climate change is not a hoax. As part of the long debate on the Keystone XL pipeline, the Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday for an amendment that aimed to answer once and for all whether senators believe the...
  • Obama condemns those who seek to 'hijack religion'

    Obama condemns those who seek to 'hijack religion'
    President Barack Obama on Thursday condemned those who seek to use religion as a rationale for carrying out violence around the world. "No god condones terror," he said. "We are summoned to push back against those who would distort our religion for...
  • Mitch McConnell, Miles O'Brien: weekend guests

    Mitch McConnell, Miles O'Brien: weekend guests
    UPDATED: Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., will be a guest on "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon Sunday on CNN. A panel on the new 114th Congress features Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss.; Rep.-elect Debbie Dingell, D-Mich.; and Rep.-...
  • Jon Stewart, Sen. Al Franken: Sunday guests

    Jon Stewart, Sen. Al Franken: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning lineup of guests: Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., talk to "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon on CNN. A panel on Obama and immigration features Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.;  Alberto Gonzales, former...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Surprised by Love' on Hallmark

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 4 - 10, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Raising Whitley The reality series...
  • Barricades don't stop veterans at World War II Memorial

    WASHINGTON -- Lloyd Grace, an 89-year-old Navy veteran, called his visit to the National World War II Memorial "an extraordinary experience." But it was an experience he and 90 other World War II veterans were almost denied. When his group arrived...
  • Government shutdown votes spark payback, anger and fundraising

    Government shutdown votes spark payback, anger and fundraising
    The government shutdown is over, for now. Let the blood-letting and fundraising begin! Within hours after Sen. Thad Cochran, a Republican from Mississippi, voted for a budget deal that reopened the government, two influential conservative advocacy...