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How Lindsey Graham outmaneuvered the tea party
Sen. Lindsey Graham recognized the threat years before it had a chance to form - and knew immediately what he had to do.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
In South Carolina, leaders reconsider drilling along the coastline
"If we had an event like they had in the Gulf it would be devastating for us," said Hilton Head Mayor Drew Laughlin, referring to the April 2010 drilling rig explosion that killed 11 and gushed 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.
House Conservatives Agitate for Change in Leadership - But Can They Take Boehner's Gavel?
Conservatives are increasingly - and not so quietly - showing the early signs of a speakership revolt.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
The Island Packet
the Buzz: Koch-backed S.C. battles ahead
A Koch brothers-backed political group and a foundation with the same name officially have taken root in South Carolina.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
SC congressmen well-heeled for midterm elections
South Carolina's seven congressmen have more than $3 million combined in their campaign accounts heading into this year's midterm elections.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Island Packet
Cash troves grow for upstate congressmen
The reports by GOP Reps. Trey Gowdy, Jeff Duncan and Mick Mulvaney show the power of incumbency, with a steady flow of donations from individuals and political action committees over the last three months and no need for big expenditures.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
House Conservatives Skeptical of Paul Ryan's Budget
Conservative activists within the ranks of House Republicans hailed Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan for crafting a budget that furthers debate but said they had doubts about parts of the blueprint - and some said they would not even vote for it.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
The Washington Post
McAllister skips votes for second day
Rep. Vance McAllister celebrates with his family and supporters after winning his congressional seat last year.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
National Review Online
Sunshine Is the Best Disinfectant
Following on my posts and a Breitbart story , the House Republican leadership plan to embed an amnesty in the defense authorization bill has fallen apart.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Exclusive: House Republicans Secret Immigration Ploy
House Republicans are quietly working to insert immigration legislation into the text of the Department of Defense authorization bill that would allow so-called DREAMers to obtain permanent legal residency by joining the military, Breitbart News has learned.
The Wall Street Journal
House GOP Whip Expects Paul Ryan's Budget to Pass
Majority Whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy speaks during the House Republican Leadership press conference in Cambridge, Md., on Jan. 30, 2014.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Norwalk Citizen News
SC election ballot set as filing deadline passes
South Carolina's 2014 election ballot was finalized Sunday with Gov. Nikki Haley and the state's two incumbent U.S. senators facing June primary opposition, a big-name race for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor and a lengthy list of candidates vying to head the state Education Department .
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Environment: - You can have it all,' oil industry consultants tell county leaders
Hopes for turning the port of Georgetown into a hub for the offshore oil and gas industry will come down to timing, according to industry experts.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Dennis Blair: "We Sent Troops to Middle East...Because of Oil-Based Importance of Region"
At the just-completed U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing titled, "The Geopolitical Potential of theU.S. Energy Boom," Admiral Dennis Blair- former Director of National Intelligence, President and CEO of Institute for Defense Analyses and Commander in Chief of U.S. Pacific Command - admitted what's still considered conspiratorial to ... (more)
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Boehner Or Bust?
While one member of South Carolina's congressional delegation is offering Barack Obama's administration help in pulling U.S. House Speaker John Boehner even further to the ideological left, another is publicly speculating as to whether the fiscally liberal "Republican" has the votes to retain his leadership position.