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 2016-12-13 22:56 

Washington Examiner

Republican asks Trump to keep NIH leader as Cures bill is signed... +

A Republican senator is asking President-elect Trump to keep Dr. Francis Collins as head of the National Institutes of Health as the medical research agency is slated to receive almost $5 billion more for research over the next decade. Sen. Roger Wicker, ...

 2016-12-08 18:32 

Fox News

Sen. Roger Wicker: Dear Congress, give Trump his defense pick and grant Mattis a waiver... +

I will be among those voting for Marine Gen. James Mad Dog Mattis to be the next Secretary of Defense. President-elect Donald Trump has picked the right man for right now....

 2016-11-15 17:09 

McClatchy DC

Sen. Wicker offers free tickets to Trump inauguration... +

Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker is offering a limited number of standing-room-only tickets for Mississippians to attend the 58th Presidential Inauguration on Jan.20, 2017....

 2016-11-09 00:45 


Sen. Roger Wicker Weighs In On Key Senate Races, Battleground States... +

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Sen. Roger Wicker, a Republican representing Mississippi, about the presidential election....

 2016-11-08 21:38 


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Roger Wicker rejects SCOTUS blockade, suggests Merrick Garland could get vote in lame duck... +

A member of the Senate Republican leadership on Tuesday rejected a call by some GOP senators for a long-term blockade of any future Supreme Court nominees if Hillary Clinton wins the White House. ...

 2016-09-22 09:00 

Roll Call

Roger Wicker Waxes Optimistic About the Election... +

The pressures of a blue state-heavy map, Donald Trumps unconventional campaign, and 40 zillion phone calls might have driven Roger Wicker to do something he hasnt done since the 1970s. Get breaking news alerts and more from Roll Call on your iPhone or you...

 2016-09-16 21:12

GOP Senators Issue Statement Against ICANN October 1 Oversight Transition... +

U.S. Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Richard Burr (R-N.C.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), and Roger Wicker (R...

 2016-08-20 23:13 

Stamford Advocate

Tupelo Airport to get $950,000 for taxiway... +

The Daily Journal reports ( ) that Mississippi's two Republican U.S. Senators, Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker, announced Friday that the Tupelo Airport Authority will receive $948,223. Most of that money comes from the Federal Avi...

 2016-08-03 00:53 

Sun Herald

Amtraks Coast comeback staying on track... +

An update on the restoration of Amtrak passenger-train service to South Mississippi brought together Coast mayors, supervisors and other officials who said they are willing to work through the challenges. U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker and Thad Cochran are worki...

 2016-07-19 21:45 

The Hill

Top GOP senator: Trump will have little effect on Senate races... +

Roger Wicker said Clinton will hurt Dems more than Trump will hurt Republican candidates....

 2016-06-01 18:54 

Sun Herald

Sen. Roger Wicker says there are no base closings in defense bill ... +

Sen. Roger Wicker tried to put the best face on a Congress that many see as dysfunctional and out of touch when he touted defense and military budget news at the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Breakfast....

 2016-05-31 15:41 

Sun Herald

Biloxi awarded $9 million to purchase easements ... +

Biloxi will receive a nearly $9 million to purchase infrastructure easements, according to senators Thad Cochran, R-Miss.. and Roger Wicker, R-Miss., announced Tuesday....

 2016-05-29 15:16 

Washington Examiner

GOP senator blasts Obama for bashing Trump from overseas... +

Mississipi Sen. Roger Wicker thinks President Obama's decision to criticize Donald Trump at the G7 summit last week demonstrates he is tone deaf when it comes to knowing when to be political.It concerns me that the president would take a political mes...

 2016-04-29 15:49 


Sen. Wicker: Maybe Obama Needs War Declaration to Attack Assad's Air Force... +

During a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday, Republican Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi questioned why President Barack Obama has not struck against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's air force....

 2016-04-06 17:11 

Washington Examiner

Senate GOP campaign head warns off Pompeo challenge... +

The head of the Senate GOP campaign arm on Wednesday discouraged a conservative House lawmaker from launching a primary challenge against Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas.Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., who is chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committe...

 2016-02-16 23:24 

Stamford Advocate

Mississippi senators: Next president should choose justice... +

Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker issued statements Tuesday saying they oppose a nomination being made during a presidential election year. Cochran says there is ...

 2016-02-16 20:47 

The Hill

GOP senator moves to study restoration of lost Amtrak service... +

Sen. Roger Wicker is moving to test the feasibility of restoring Amtrak service between New Orleans and Florida....

 2016-02-14 09:35 

Stamford Advocate

Mississippi Republicans hail frequent state visitor Scalia... +

Scalia sometimes combined hunting trips with appearances at Mississippi schools, including one in 2014 where he and fellow Justice Elena Kagan gave a rare joint talk at the University of Mississippi. U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tat...

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