Jim DeMint Blesses Ted Cruz over Rick Perry
In Dallas at an Americans For Prosperity event, Heritage Foundation president and former-Sen. Jim DeMint put his thumb firmly on the scale for Sen. Ted Cruz over fellow Texan Gov. Rick Perry for the coming 2016 presidential contest.
Post and Courier
5 things to know for SC's November election
The ballot for governor looks a lot like four years ago. The race is largely a rematch between Republican Gov. Nikki Haley and Democratic state Sen. Vincent Sheheen, who lost in 2010 by 4.5 percentage points.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Cybercast News Service
Texas abuzz about possible Perry-Cruz 2016 battle
After plummeting from prime contender to political punchline three years ago, Gov. Rick Perry has spent months gearing up for a second run.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Rubio interrupted by hecklers in South Carolina
Confronted several times by hecklers demanding immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, told attendees at a Republican fundraising barbecue that no country has been more generous to people from elsewhere than the United States.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio boosts SC Republicans
Show Bits brings you the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists.
WINK-TV Fort Myers
Sen. Marco Rubio boosting SC Republicans
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is scheduled to speak at a fundraising barbecue for South Carolina Republicans.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Clemson Student Starts Campaign for Racial Reconcilitation; Clemson Professor Calls Him Fascist
Clemson University, a place that honors segregationist Strom Thurmond, murderous lyncher Ben Tillman, and slavemaster John C. Calhoun in various ways around campus, has an ugly racial history that's largely whitewashed to make its mostly white student and alumni base feel better.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Cybercast News Service
Conservatives Praise - The Giver' As Cautionary Tale of Failed UtopiaCNS
Conservatives are praising " The Giver ," a film depicting a futuristic society that has eliminated both personal freedom and human emotion, as a warning against the temptations of utopianism.
Galis: 'Connectivity' may not be best argument for greenway routing
Every time that Athens-Clarke County's Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission sneezes, my neighborhood catches a virulent cold whose most dramatic symptom is an outbreak of a small feverish email war.
Rating five and a half years of Republican attacks
As the administration nears the three-quarter mark, I've assessed the effectiveness of each attack the Republicans have made on President Obama, then summed them all up with an overall rating.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Judge: Pence contradicted himself on gay marriage
DECEMBER 02: U.S. Rep. Mike Pence answers reporters questions during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol December 2, 2010 in Washington, DC.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The strange political bedfellows behind 'The Giver'
"The Giver" stars Brenton Thwaites, right, as Jonas, with Jeff Bridges, who breaks free of his utopian society's "sameness."
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Koch-backed group announces ad buy against Jeff Merkley in Oregon
Freedom Partners, an organization backed by the Koch Brothers, announced a "new six-figure ad-buy" Thursday attacking Sen. Jeff Merkley , D-Ore.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Fort Mill Times
Senate petition hopeful fails to get on ballot
The Post and Courier of Charleston reports that 54-year-old Brandon Armstrong submitted 12,600 signatures to the state Election Commission last month.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
A 2016 GOP presidential primary preview?
Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz agree passionately about at least one thing: it's time to shake things up Washington.
The Washington Post
Tea party gets drubbed again
Sen. Lamar Alexander yesterday beat Joe Carr in a decisive primary win, continuing a shutout of all tea party Senate challengers.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Post and Courier
Tim Scott endorsed by Council for Citizens Against Government Waste
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott was the first candidate in the 2014 election to receive an endorsement from the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Political Action Committee, according to a story posted today on a website aimed at social conservatives.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Myrtle Beach Online
Thomas Ravenel officially on Senate ballot in SC
The S.C. Election Commission certified the 10,000 signatures required for the former S.C. treasurer and reality TV star to be on the ballot in November as a challenger for the seat held by U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. The other candidates for that seat are Democratic state Sen. Brad Hutto of Orangeburg and Libertarian Victor Kocher of Columbia.
This time around, ita s the Democrats who are stuck with lousy candidates
In the lead-up to the 2012 midterm elections, all the talk was about the GOP taking control of the Senate.
WTMA-AM North Charleston
Can Sen. Tim Scott Fix GOP's Diversity Problem?
As the lone Republican African-American in Congress, some have looked to Sen. Tim Scott as the GOP's answer to attract black voters.