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Chambliss, vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, speaks about the upcoming Senate vote.
Audio: Rep. Austin Scott is tired of U.S. getting involved in world disputes
Rep. Austin Scott held a town hall meeting in Thomasville on Wednesday.
Source: NPR.org/Morning Edition
Newt Gingrich urges Congress to vote no on Syria
NewsMax reports Newt Gingrich of Georgia says the U.S. has bigger fish to fry than President Obama’s proposed attack on Syria.
Source: Southeast Georgia Today
Under Secretary of the Army visits Port of Savannah
Calling the Port of Savannah critical to the region’s economy as well as essential to national security, Under Secretary of the Army Joseph Westphal concluded an aerial tour of Georgia Ports Authority facilities Wednesday by telling reporters a deepened harbor “will create jobs, help small businesses and strengthen our ability to move products.”
Source: Savannah Morning News
Bill Clinton defends federal health care law
Speaking at his presidential library in downtown Little Rock, Clinton offered a detailed defense and explanation of the law as a key part of its implementation nears.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald
• Bill Clinton stumps for Obama’s health-care law
“President Obama deployed his highest-profile spokesman yet on Wednesday to tout his far-reaching health-care law: the 42nd president of the United States. And Bill Clinton even stuck to the script.”
Source: Washington Post
Senate candidate Karen Handel speaks out against action on Syria
Handel opposes U.S. military action in Syria, believes the National Security Agency was wrong to spy on Americans, wants to repeal Common Core and defund Obamacare.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal
State Sen. Buddy Carter says synthetic pot law is not working
“We have for the past three years, passed laws that we felt like were going to stop this kind of thing. Unfortunately what we are doing is just not working. We really have to be creative and think outside the box,” said state Sen. Buddy Carter.
Political Notebook, Gwinnett: Local congressmen say no, senators say yes on Syria intervention
“The president has a hard task ahead of him when he convenes Congress next week to make the case for an attack on war-torn Syria. Gwinnett’s three congressmen — despite sitting on both sides of the aisle — agree that they do not support an attack.”
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post