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Georgia teen dies after drinking too much water at football practice

Georgia teen dies after drinking too much water at football practice

ATLANTA, Aug. 12 (UPI) --A 17-year-old Georgia teen, Zyrees Oliver, died Monday -- five days after he collapsed shortly after drinking four gallons of fluids during football practice.
Brooks Hays
Senators praise Burwell, knock Obamacare at confirmation hearing

Senators praise Burwell, knock Obamacare at confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) --Sylvia Mathews Burwell appears headed for a smooth confirmation to HHS Secretary as senators lauded her credentials while taking shots at her predecessor.
Gabrielle Levy
Mark Sanford won't have primary, general challenger

Mark Sanford won't have primary, general challenger

WASHINGTON, March 31 (UPI) -- A year after his improbable comeback victory in a special election, South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford will run unopposed in his bid for reelection this fall.
Gabrielle Levy
Real politicians act out 'House of Cards'

Real politicians act out 'House of Cards'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Members of Congress and fans of the political drama "House of Cards" act out scenes from the show.
Aileen Graef

Sen. Tim Scott: Variety of opinions is good for Republican Party

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina defended the Republican Party Sunday and said the variety of opinions will help the party grow.

GOP slams Obama for 'failed' energy policies

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Republicans slammed President Obama Saturday for his energy policies, including his reluctance to support the Keystone XL oil pipeline backed by many Democrats.
The Issue: Immigration reform bill finally hits Senate floor

The Issue: Immigration reform bill finally hits Senate floor

Debate finally began on the U.S. Senate floor last week on the bipartisan immigration reform bill seen as the best opportunity on a while – or for a while – to overhaul the nation's immigration laws.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

Rep. Mark Sanford says no hard feelings against House Republicans

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- Newly elected U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., said Sunday he looks forward to working with Republicans even after they pulled funding from his campaign.
Sides settle in Sanford trespassing case, court says

Sides settle in Sanford trespassing case, court says

CHARLESTON, S.C., May 9 (UPI) -- Newly elected U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., and his ex-wife reached a settlement in a trespassing case and will avoid a court appearance, the court said.
Sanford defeats Colbert Busch for U.S. House seat in South Carolina

Sanford defeats Colbert Busch for U.S. House seat in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C., May 7 (UPI) -- Republican former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford defeated Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch Tuesday for the U.S. House seat he held from 1995 to 2001.
Sanford in dead heat with Colbert Busch in S.C. congressional race

Sanford in dead heat with Colbert Busch in S.C. congressional race

COLUMBIA, S.C., May 6 (UPI) -- Disgraced ex-Gov. Mark Sanford pulled to a dead heat with Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch in South Carolina's special congressional election, a poll indicated.
GOP mourns Marathon victims, warns future terrorists

GOP mourns Marathon victims, warns future terrorists

WASHINGTON, April 20 (UPI) -- Republicans tabled partisan bickering Saturday to mourn the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and send a warning to those who would attack U.S. citizens.
Mark Sanford faces contempt of court charge for trespassing

Mark Sanford faces contempt of court charge for trespassing

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 17 (UPI) -- Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has been ordered to explain in court why he should not be held in contempt for trespassing, court documents show.
Sanford wins runoff in South Carolina

Sanford wins runoff in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 2 (UPI) -- Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, whose second term is notable for a sex scandal, defeated Curtis Bostic in Tuesday's Republican congressional runoff.

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Newly-nominated Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), (L) places his hand on a Bible held by his mother Frances Scott as he takes part in a re-enactment of his swearing in by Vice President Joe Biden (R), in the Old Senate Chamber at the US Capitol, January 3, 2013, in Washington, DC. The senator was named to replace former Sen. Jim Demint, who resigned, and was previously officially sworn in on the floor of the Senate to begin the 113th Congress. UPI/Mike Theiler
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