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2016: Cruz to South Carolina Again
Sen. Ted Cruz , a potential 2016 presidential candidate, will speak in South Carolina on Tuesday at The Citadel in Charleston.
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17 hrs ago
Lander University sets spring commencement for May 3
It will be one of the largest graduating classes in Lander's history. The commencement speaker will be U.S. Sen. Tim Scott , who was appointed by Gov. Nikki Haley in 2013 to finish out the two years remaining in the term of Jim DeMint, who resigned from the position to join the Heritage Foundation.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Santorum: Security a key issue leading up to 2016
Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum said Monday that foreign affairs, including the situation in the Ukraine, will be a key issue for the nation in the run up to the 2016 presidential election.
2016 campaign checklist: Cruz
Nondenial denial: ''My focus is entirely on working for Texans in the U.S. Senate.'
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Aiken Standard
Letter: Don't re-elect Graham
What do Lee Bright, Richard Cash, Bill Connor and Nancy Mace have in common? They are four decent, true conservatives who are seeking to unseat U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., in the June 10 Republican primary.
Obama Administration land grab memo leaked
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's decades-long battle against the federal government over grazing rights continues , but it may get worse over a leaked memo that was uncovered in 2010 that reveals an Obama Administration land grab initiative that may spread across other western states, possibly causing the same showdown between landowners, ranchers, ... (more)
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Getting something done in the U.S. Congress
Last week Jim DeMint, a former Republican South Carolina Senator and current head of the rightwing think tank Heritage Foundation, astonished listeners by announcing that it wasn't "big government" that freed the slaves.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
DeMint: Big Government Did Not Free The Slaves
The head of the Heritage Foundation ridiculed big government policies in the U.S. and reiterated that "the little guy" representing the American people should take the power back from "the bigs" controlling the country's government, health care and corporations.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Jim DeMint May Have Just Made The Most Uninformed Statement Anyone Has Ever Made About Slavery
Jim DeMint, the former U.S. senator from South Carolina who now leads the conservative Heritage Foundation, went on a Christian radio show last week where he discussed the topic of slavery.
Jim DeMint Says There's No Way the Federal Government Freed the Slaves
Jim DeMint, president of the conservative Heritage Foundation and latest spiritual guru of the tea party, told a Christian radio host last week completely un-ironically that "the conscience of the American people" freed the slaves in the 1860's, not "big government."
The Washington Post
Cory Booker, Tim Scott team up for the first time
Sens. Cory Booker and Tim Scott , the two African-American members of the U.S. Senate who came to the chamber under similar political circumstances, are bridging significant political differences and teaming up on legislation for the first time.
GOP States are the Real Takers
Ben Hallman wrote on Huffington Post that some of the states that have embraced the extreme right-wing agenda against domestic government spending are those which get the most from federal spending.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
US News & World Report
'Southern Charm' Star Threatening to Run Against Lindsey Graham
Former South Carolina Treasurer Thomas Ravenel, left, was convicted of a drug charge after pleading guilty in September 2007 to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine.
Cybercast News Service
DeMint: 'Big Business Is No Friend of Conservatism'
Former Sen. Jim DeMint, the president of the Heritage Foundation, writes in his new book-" Falling in Love With America Again "-about the cozy relationship between big business and big government.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Point of View
Jim DeMint's Little Platoons
Liberals view the term "compassionate conservatism" as an oxymoron. How could it not be so, they reason.
Heritage Foundation Leader To Speak In Ohio
A conservative leader will be featured at an April 25 reception hosted in southwest Ohio by national and state groups.
The Beaumont Enterprise
2016 campaign checklist: Cruz
In this Dec. 17, 2013, file photo, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Sarah Palin Endorses Pete Ricketts for Nebraska Governor
On Friday, former Alaska Gov. Palin went to Nebraska and endorsed businessman Pete Ricketts for governor in the state in which her endorsement has proven to be the gold standard.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
The Tea Party Establishment: Outsiders become insiders
Politics,Congress,Republican Party,Tea Party,Mitch McConnell,2014 Elections,David M. Drucker,Campaigns,Club for Growth,Senate Conservatives Fund,Heritage Action,Magazine In the four years since the Supreme Court struck down fundraising regulations that effectively gave the Democratic and Republican parties a monopoly on large-scale political ... (more)
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Conservatives of every hue
GENTEEL and friendly is the image of South Carolina-until the political season rolls round.