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8:16 pm on Thursday December 12, 2013

Tom Rice wants to Bring Obama to Court

Freshman Congressmen Tom Rice, the first rep from the new SC 7th District has sponsored a resolution that would Congress to bring civil action against President Obama for not "Faithfully Executing Laws". So far 30 members support the House...
6:43 am on Friday October 18, 2013

How and why S.C.'s delegation voted on the shutdown

Congress' bill to end the 16-day government shutdown was only signed by two of South Carolina's eight elected representatives, here are why they said yes or no.
5:39 am on Friday September 6, 2013

Where the S.C. delegation stands on intervening in Syria

President Barack Obama's recommendation to use military force in Syria is not seeing much support from South Carolina's federal representatives.
3:51 am on Thursday February 21, 2013

Hundres of Beaufort civil defense workers could face furloughs

Some 600 Beaufort-based Defense Department employees could see one-day-per-week furloughs if Congress does not act by the March 1 budget deadline. 
3:50 am on Thursday February 21, 2013

Thousands of Charleston civil defense workers could face furloughs

Some 5,200 Charleston-based Defense Department employees could see one-day-per-week furloughs if Congress does not act by the March 1 budget deadline. 
11:53 pm on Wednesday February 20, 2013

Thousands of Charleston civil defense workers could face furloughs

Image by Secretary of Defense Flickr account Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta is warning of the potential furloughs to some 800,000 civilian workers. Some 5,200 Charleston-based Defense Department employees could see one-day-per-week furloughs...
11:41 am on Sunday January 13, 2013

Sources say Mark Sanford will run for coastal district U.S. House seat

The race for the 1st Congressional District seat vacated by Rep. Tim Scott is continuing to heat up. And the January 18th opening of the filing for the special election hasn't even started.  Heavyweight State Rep., Chip Limehouse of Charleston is...
10:19 pm on Sunday June 3, 2012

Notes on Quotes-Edgar Allan Poe on Sweating It Out!

By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer         “The best things in life make you sweaty.”  Edgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849    Author and poet, Edgar Allan Poe, was stationed in the U. S. Army at Fort Moultrie on Sullivan’s Island under the name of...
5:46 am on Thursday March 29, 2012

Race for the 7th: Vick makes it official, Coach Bennett to join race? (Update: Coach Bennett will not run)

TheDigitelMYR Update at the bottom Ted Vick made it known a while back his intent on running for the new 7th District seat which includes Horry, Florence, and Georgetown Counties. Vick hadn't made his announcement official until yesterday, March 21...
12:17 pm on Tuesday March 27, 2012

Race for the 7th: Bauer leading in polls (update: Wilkes drops out, endorses Bauer)

Photo Courtesy: MySpace Bauer being sworn in as LT. Governor, photo taken from his abandoned MySpace.com page. Update at the bottom: According to FITS News, former Lieutenant Governor, Andre Bauer is leading internal polls that were recently...

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