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Possible 2016 Presidential contender Ted Cruz to headline S.C. GOP’s Silver Elephant dinner

By Albert N. Milliron Already being eyed by some Republicans as a potential 2016 presidential contender, Texas Senator Ted Cruz will be in the Palmetto state on the same day that Vice-President Joe Biden will be hosting the Democrats main event on May 3rd, 2013.  Cruz is reportedly going to be the keynote speaker at the Republicans Silver Elephant Dinner in Columbia. Columbia is a major testing state for potential […]

White House: State-by-State Sequester Impact Reports

White House: State-by-State Sequester Impact Reports

White House Releases New State-by-State Reports on the Impacts of the Sequester WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the White House is releasing new state-by-state reports on the devastating impact the sequester will have on jobs and middle class families across the country if Congressional Republicans fail to compromise to avert the sequester by March 1st. The link to each state report can be found below: 1.      Alabama 2.      Alaska 3.      Arizona […]

The 10 most Interesting States in Politics – Number 1 South Carolina, now pass the Sweet Tea!

The 10 most Interesting States in Politics – Number 1 South Carolina, now pass the Sweet Tea!

South Carolina…. It's South Carolina RT @TheFix: Is your state politically interesting? Tell me why. http://t.co/G5I6U2zG — PolitiSite (@Politisite) January 9, 2013 1. South Carolina (courtesy of AmandaSC): “Andrew Jackson. John C. Calhoun. Civil War. Fort Sumter. Confederate Flag. Ben Tillman. Strom Thurmond. Lee Atwater. First in the South. McCain vs. Bush. Lindsey Graham. Fritz Hollings. Charleston. Stephen Colbert. Appalachian Trail. Andre Bauer. Mark Sanford. Jenny Sanford. Nikki Haley. Tim […]

SC Republican Party Releases Final Delegate Numbers – Gingrich 23,Romney 2

SC Republican Party Releases Final Delegate Numbers – Gingrich 23,Romney 2

Columbia, S.C.-The South Carolina Republican Party today released final delegate numbers following the January 21, 2012 South Carolina Presidential Primary. With 100% of 2,117 precincts reporting, the statewide primary winner was Newt Gingrich. Gingrich won 11 at-large delegates with 40.43% of the vote. Mitt Romney finished second, winning no at large delegates with 27.85% of the vote. Gingrich also won two delegates in each of the following Congressional districts: 2nd, […]

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels opens tonight Town Theatre Columbia, SC

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels opens tonight Town Theatre Columbia, SC

Folks from all over the Nation are in Columbia due to the South Carolina Primary Election.  Interestingly, Town Theatre opens with Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Election eve. While we are predominately a Political Blog, we thought it would be fun to take in a play the night before the election to decompress a bit. Hope to see you tonight:  Let us know you are there by tweeting us at @politisite Dirty […]

Romney Promotes ‘Right to Work,’ Bashes ‘Stooges’ at NLRB in SC

Romney Promotes ‘Right to Work,’ Bashes ‘Stooges’ at NLRB in SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. – At a campaign stop in the Palmetto State today, Mitt Romney continued to promise to “unwind” what President Barack Obama has done during his term in the White House and spoke of his desire to return rights to workers. “President Obama doesn’t understand it’s not government that makes people strong it’s the free people of America that provide our future and our strength,” said Romney, standing in […]