South Carolina

Returning soldier can’t stay with wife and newborn, S.C. landlord says

A soldier on leave for the holidays will not be able to stay with his wife and newborn baby at their South Carolina apartment, because he is not named on the lease and has overstayed…

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SC Dem Slips, Uses Slur Against Female GOP Opponent

Democrat Vincent Sheheen of South Carolina referred to his Republican opponent, sitting governor Nikki Haley, as a “whore” in an apparent slip of the tongue during a recent campaign rally.
“We are going to escort…

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Rand in South Carolina: Obama Acting Like 'Third World Autocrat' Who Does 'Whatever the Hell He Wants'

COLUMBIA, South Carolina — Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) heaped contempt on President Barack Obama’s executive overreach in a speech to University of South Carolina students here Tuesday morning, saying that Obama is behaving like a…

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Scott’s GOP victory sets up historic SC election

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Having handily beaten his GOP challenger, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott is poised to focus on his general election campaign, one that……

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Lindsey Graham Releases Last Ads Before GOP Primary

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham released the final ads of his primary campaign for re-election Thursday.
Both ads — a 30-second TV spot and 60-second radio spot — feature Graham ticking off his efforts for…

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S.C. pub sparks outrage for sign calling gun owners losers

A firestorm of backlash has been mounting against a South Carolina pub that put a derogatory sign in its store window telling gun owners to keep out.
Backstreets Pub & Deli in Clemson has a…

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Graham’s first ads tout conservative bona fides

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is going on the air early to tout his conservative bona fides months ahead of his June primary election.
The ad opens by highlighting Graham’s fights with the Obama administartion over…

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Gov. Haley raises more than $757,000 for quarter, has $3.7 million to spend

COLUMBIA, SC — Gov. Nikki Haley raised more than $757,000 in contributions for 2013′s final quarter, closing out the year with more than $3.7 million cash on hand, her campaign announced Friday.
“South Carolina is…

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GUN FANS WILL WANT TO SEE NIKKI HALEY’S CHRISTMAS GIFT: ‘I MUST HAVE BEEN GOOD’

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley got a gun for Christmas.
“Our family had a wonderful Christmas together! I must have been good Santa gave me a Beretta PX4 Storm,” the Republican governor posted on her…

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Nikki Haley up by 9 in reelection bid

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has a 9-point lead over Democratic state Sen. Vincent Sheheen in her bid for reelection, according to a new poll out Tuesday.
Haley takes 48 percent in the poll, conducted…

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Lindsey Graham Challenger Dismisses Financial Disadvantage

South Carolina state Sen. Lee Bright knows it will be difficult to keep up with the fundraising pace of Sen. Lindsey Graham, whom Bright is challenging in the GOP primary. But to make it into…

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Citadel graduate to challenge Graham for S.C. Senate seat

Add South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham to the list of veteran GOP lawmakers who have drawn a challenge from the right for the 2014 midterm cycle.
Nancy Mace, the first female graduate of The Citadel,…

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Mark Sanford

Sanford gets second chance: On political scrapheap 4 years ago, ex-governor wins 1st district seat

Former Gov. Mark Sanford completed the trail to political redemption Tuesday with a win over Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch to…

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