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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 […]

Herman Cain wins S.C. Federation of Republican Women Presidential Straw Poll

Herman Cain wins S.C. Federation of Republican Women Presidential Straw Poll

South Carolina Federation of Woman Presidential Straw Poll Herman Cain 24.5% Newt Gingrich 19.1%. Michelle Bachmann 17.3% Mitt Romney 17.3% Rick Santorum 10.9% Rick Perry 4.5% undecided 6.4% Jon Huntsman 0.0% Gary Johnson 0.0% Ron Paul 0.0%   GREENVILLE, S.C. (October 29, 2011) – Continuing a two-month run of straw poll wins at various events across the country, businessman Herman Cain won the Presidential Straw Poll at the South Carolina […]

2012 Republican Presidential Debate Schedule

2012 Republican Presidential Debate Schedule

2011- 2012 GOP Debate Schedule (Subject to Change, Check back for updates) Debates that will be covered by Politisite will be in Bold type Here is the most up-to-date and complete schedule we have for the 2011 / 2012 Republican Primary debates. These debates are between all the Republican candidates. For the schedule of debates between the Republican nominee and President Barack Obama, see the 2012 Presidential Debate schedule page […]

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Candidates take Gloves off in Sweet Tea GOP Debate

In the old news business it was very important to have a lead that was catchy. Those days of alliteration and shocking headlines have gone by the way side because on the internet word titles must be “keyword Rich” so that search engines can categorize and list your stories in the appropriate manner. There are no more children holding up a headline yelling, “Extra read all about it”. And a […]

Four SC Military Generals Ask 2nd District Congressional Candidate Rob Miller To Return $370,000+ in MoveOn.org Money

Four SC Military Generals Ask 2nd District Congressional Candidate Rob Miller To Return $370,000+ in MoveOn.org Money

Opinion-Editorial (Columbia, SC – August 1, 2010) Four retired South Carolina Army National Guard generals today released the following letter. It is being sent to newspapers around the Second Congressional District. “Dear Editor: “When a candidate seeks to serve in the United States Congress, it is important that the people he wants to represent know the source of his campaign funding. “Democrat Rob Miller is trying for the second time […]

SC Senator Graham will vote for Kagan

SC Senator Graham will vote for Kagan

Elena Kagan now has at least one Republican vote for confirmation to the Supreme Court: that of Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, who said Tuesday that she was not someone he would have chosen “but the person who did choose – President Obama – I think chose wisely.’’ Mr. Graham’s announcement came as the Senate Judiciary Committee took up the Kagan nomination; a vote is expected later in the […]

Throwing the race card – SC Republican Tim Scott Responds

Throwing the race card – SC Republican Tim Scott Responds

If the Tea party movement had strong race elements, where would it be the most prevalent?  The quick answer would be in the South.  No so says South Carolina Republican candidate Tim Scott.  Scott says he was supported by the Tea Party movement in South Carolina, in fact he ousted a big name in southern politics, a Thurmond. Here is a article from goupstate.com: There is nothing more racist than […]

SC Congressional Candidate Rob Miller makes false Joe Wilson/ Jack Abramoff claims

SC Congressional Candidate Rob Miller makes false Joe Wilson/ Jack Abramoff claims

(Columbia, SC – July 14, 2010) Liberal Democrat Rob Miller’s campaign released a inaccurate and unsourced attack on Representative Joe Wilson this afternoon, trying to link him to lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Joe Wilson has never met Jack Abramoff or taken money from him according to the Federal Election Commission (Source FEC), Wilson sure has met General David Petraeus, who currently commands U.S. Forces in Afghanistan. Just this morning, South Carolina […]

Alvin Greene election: If the GOP questioned the legitimacy of a Black Candidate… Jesse Jackson would be in SC in the morning

Alvin Greene election: If the GOP questioned the legitimacy of a Black Candidate… Jesse Jackson would be in SC in the morning

How the heck did Alvin Greene, an unemployed veteran who lives with his parents and who had no discernible campaign activity, not only win the South Carolina Democratic Senate primary, but win by a wide margin? So unexpected is this result that official Washington is shaking off its stunned shock and throwing a mild tantrum. No less than David Axelrod, senior adviser to President Obama, suggested Sunday that Greene’s victory […]