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5:27 am on Thursday January 17, 2013

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

(Updates at the bottom.) The race for the 1st Congressional District seat vacated by Rep. Tim Scott is continuing to heat up. And January 18 the opening of filing for the special election hasn't even started.  Heavyweight State Rep. Chip Limehouse...
5:26 am on Thursday January 17, 2013

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

(Updates at the bottom.) The race for the 1st Congressional District seat vacated by Rep. Tim Scott is continuing to heat up. And January 18 the opening of filing for the special election hasn't even started.  Heavyweight State Rep. Chip Limehouse...
7:41 am on Tuesday January 15, 2013

Mark and Jenny Sanford said to be eyeing same U.S. House seat (Update: No Jenny)

Update January 15: Reports are coming in that Jenny Sanford will not run for the House seat, however Mark Sanford's candidacy is looking likely. First reporting: Remember that U.S. House seat vacated by Rep. Tim Scott? Well, it might be bringing...
7:40 am on Tuesday January 15, 2013

Mark and Jenny Sanford said to be eyeing same U.S. House seat

Update 2: Reports are coming in that Jenny Sanford will not run for the House seat. Update: Sounds like Mark Sanford is running. Remember that U.S. House seat vacated by Rep. Tim Scott? Well, it might be bringing former Gov. Mark Sanford and ex-wife...
3:29 am on Friday August 5, 2011

South Carolina's shifting U.S. House seats (Update: plan submitted to two agencies)

The proposed new seats.  Update September 1: The Department of Justice has 60 days to respond to the plan submitted to create a 7th Congressional district in South Carolina.  The plan has also been sent to the United States District Court for the...
1:08 am on Friday July 1, 2011

What's happening with South Carolina's shifting U.S. House seats (update: trouble, gridlock)

The proposed new seats.Update June 30: In a cunning maneuver, a group of Republicans and Democrats in the S.C. Senate managed to vote through a plan that would have the new 7th Congressional District made up of a hodgepodge of I-95 counties and...
4:45 am on Saturday February 19, 2011

S.C.'s four freshman congress man don't say 'No' to their federal health insurance

Image by Flickr user a.drian Sure, this story is mostly part of the political dance, but it's an interesting footnote. 
1:36 pm on Saturday January 9, 2010

Another congressional district for S.C. may well be a Democrat seat from Charleston

Image by National Atlas If the district does get split, the line where would be crucial.If predictions hold true, South Carolina will have a 7th U.S. House seat in the 2012 election. And The (Rock Hill) Herald is speculating that seat could well...
7:26 pm on Tuesday January 5, 2010

Another S.C. congressional seat? It's up to you

Image by U.S. Government Thanks to a growing population, South Carolina could get an extra Congressional seat if enough residents fill out their U.S. census questionnaires. The census questionnaires are expected to reach mailboxes in March. Live 5...
4:12 am on Thursday December 24, 2009

Up, up, and away: South Carolina, Charleston continuing to grow, may get more Washington influence

Image by Ken Hawkins/Staff Annual percent growth in Charleston metro, Columbia metro, South Carolina and the U.S. At latest count Charleston had 644,506 people, Columbia: 728,063, South Carolina: 4,503,280. (Note: Data not available yet for 2009...

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