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USDA creates new labeling for GMO-free year if it survives a legal challenge from the food industry.The USDA label is similar to what is proposed in a GOP House bill introduced earlier this year that is designed to block such mandatory GMO labeling efforts around the country. The...
SC considers voter ID, early voting

...failed today to agree on a bill requiring South Carolina voters to show photo ID and allowing early voting, but a key GOP House member offered what one senator called a "glimmer of light."House GOP leaders want to mandate voter ID with no early...
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Keep Newt speaker

...and unreliable" information to the House ethics panel's investigative subcommittee was the swiftness with which the GOP House leadership rallied around him. It must have been particularly gratifying for the speaker when Reps. Chris Shays, R-Conn...
GOP House candidates talk party leaders at debate

Four Re­pub­licans running for the U.S. House in the 12th Dis­trict disagreed Sunday about how to take the seat from the Dem­ocrats and how to work with leaders of their own party.
House Speaker David Ralston denies violating State Bar of Georgia's rules

...third parties.The client eventually sought out a new lawyer to represent him in the case.In an e-mail to his fellow GOP House lawmakers, Ralston said he will be "vigorously defending" his professional reputation."My actions were open, honest...
GOP House members give McCain support

COLUMBIA - This time around, Sen. John McCain is determined to quell early on the kind of grassroots resistance that aided his defeat in South Carolina eight years ago, Winthrop University political scientist Scott Huffmon said.
Pivotal GOP House primary

The three candidates competing in Tuesday's Republican primary to fill the South Carolina District 81 House seat held by the late Rudy Mason are in essential agreement on many major issues. They say they oppose video gambling, a lottery and abortion; they favor tax cuts, local control, better education and keeping the Confederate battle flag flying atop the statehouse.
Democrats often voted with GOP House leaders

ATLANTA --- The Augusta-area's three Republican members of the Georgia House might be expected to vote mostly with their party's leaders, but it might be surprising how often some of the local Democrats did also.
Congressman admits interest in Chambliss Senate seat announce today that he might be interested in U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss' seat in 2014.Kingston, an 11-term GOP House veteran, said he was considering seeking the seat. Kingston, 57, said his knowledge of defense and agriculture, important...
Grocery tax threatens budget

...intensified Thursday, raising questions whether state government will shut down July 1 in the midst of a "food" fight. GOP House members visited four cities, including Aiken, accusing Gov. Jim Hodges of a "political scheme" against South Carolina...