By Paul Bedard | 12/07/13 12:24 PM
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, a 2008 GOP presidential candidate turned media personality, is looking at another bid for the presidency, this time backed by ministers eager to put an evangelical into the White House. Huckabee will test the waters when he returns home to Little Rock, Ark.,...
By Associated Press | 11/24/13 11:04 AM
LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Republican Party Chairman Matt Moore shares some striking political data when visiting local party meetings: In a state where the GOP holds most statewide offices and congressional and state legislative seats, Democrats still hold the counties. Democrats...
By Associated Press | 11/20/13 09:25 AM
South Carolina expects to have another $440 million in tax revenue next year. The Board of Economic Advisors this week released its first revenue forecast for the coming budget year, The State newspaper reported.
By Ashe Schow | 11/18/13 07:50 AM
Obamacare “navigators,” who were supposed to be available to assist Americans in the confusing process of signing up for insurance, are a scarce resource in South Carolina, according to the Charleston Post and Courier. Paid for with federal money, the navigators were hired to provide...
By Charlie Spiering | 11/12/13 08:39 AM
Sen. Rand Paul warned Americans that the federal government is targeting doughnuts, the latest example of the oppressive nanny state in America. "They're coming after your doughnuts!" the Kentucky Republican said, referring to the Food and Drug Administration decision to ban trans fats.
By Paul Bedard | 11/05/13 09:09 AM
The 2016 GOP pre-primary is turning to battleground state South Carolina, with Tea Party favorites Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz attending major events to draw attention to their goal of trimming the size of the government. Cruz went first, on Monday appearing at a “Pastors and Pews” event...
By Associated Press | 11/01/13 09:51 AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina food stamp recipients are about to see a cut to their benefits.
By Associated Press | 10/27/13 08:31 PM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nearly a month into the health care rollout, at least one group tasked with helping South Carolina's uninsured sign up for coverage in 2014 hasn't been able to assist anyone through the problem-riddled federal website. However, several thousand residents have sought...
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