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1:40 am on Friday February 14, 2014

Senator yields concerns over evolution in S.C. teaching standards

S.C. Sen. Mike Fair dropped his opposition after taking a snow day to read up on the background of evolution science and new teaching standards.
7:30 am on Monday December 17, 2012

Senator Jim DeMint to resign, head conservative think tank (Update: Tim Scott)

Wikipedia (Update 3 at the bottom.) South Carolina's Republican Senator Jim DeMint announced today that he will be resigning in January to become the next president of the conservative research group, The Heritage Foundation, based out of Washington...
6:28 am on Monday December 17, 2012

Rep. Tim Scott chosen to succeed Senator Jim DeMint

Image by Wikipedia (Update 3 at the bottom.) South Carolina's Republican Senator Jim DeMint announced today that he will be resigning in January to become the next president of the conservative research group, The Heritage Foundation, based out of...
4:54 am on Tuesday August 3, 2010

The Post and Courier's Q&A with U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham

Image by Lindsey GrahamU.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham was in downtown Charleston yesterday to introduced Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to the 64th annual Southern Legislative Conference, and The Post and Courier's Schuyler Kropf had a chance to...
10:14 am on Monday October 19, 2009

Rock Hill's McGowan looking to unseat Demint

The State reports that Chad McGowan, a Rock Hill lawyer, has announced his candidacy as a Democrat seeking the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican Senator Jim Demint.
4:18 am on Tuesday October 13, 2009

Senator Graham takes the heat at town hall meeting

Senator Lindsey Graham participated in a heated town hall meeting yesterday, October 12, in Furman University's Timmons Arena. Graham responded to audience members attacking his Christianity and his "pact with the devil" by working with Democrats...
3:31 am on Thursday July 30, 2009

Lindsey Graham goes against the GOP grain in voting for Sotomayor

S.C. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham chose to go against the grain when he voted in favor of Judge Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the Supreme Court. It's an interesting move, and Graham has penned a piece explaining why he did it and why he...
4:15 am on Wednesday January 14, 2009

S.C. Senator Robert Ford announces bid for governor

First reporting: The Post and Courier has a story about Ford's bid for governor. It doesn't add much new information, but does a good job rounding out what is known. Missing from that piece is how Ford has introduced a bill to penalize those who...
9:51 am on Friday September 26, 2008

Graham flubs on taxpayer screwing

Image by 20080926screwed.jpg Our U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham on the potential $700 billion financial bailout on Sean Hannity's radio show, as reported by National Review Online: "We're Trying to Make Sure the American Taxpayer Doesn't Get Screwed...
1:47 pm on Monday July 7, 2008

Collins gathers enough sigs to run for Summerville Senate seat

Bill Collins Bill Collins, former editor/publisher/owner of the Summerville Journal Scene, has gathered enough signatures to be on the ballot in November to try and take S.C. Senate seat for District 38 (in Summerville) away from the Republicans....

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