Acting VA secretary to visit Dorn on Wednesday
With the number of problems that have been identified at Dorn VA Medical Center through various reports and audits, the acting Secretary of Veteran Affairs will be in town on Wednesday to take a closer look at how things are run.
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Sat Jul 05, 2014
Post and Courier
Former S.C. state trooper fights for medical marijuana
Chris Raffield pushes himself to his feet on the cane he needs to support his fragile frame.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Myrtle Beach Online
Editorial | Off-shore drilling a short-sighted approach to energy
A U.S. House bill approved last week to open up drilling along South Carolina's coast is thankfully a long-shot, but it's still troubling that Congress is once again considering such a measure.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Another Obamacare Success Story: HHS Says It Can’t Verify...
During his State of the Union speech in 2009, President Barack Obama said that Obamacare would not cover illegal immigrants.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
How A Right-Winger Won the SC-02 Democratic Primary
Phil Black won the Democratic primary to run against GOP Rep. Joe Wilson after challenging Wilson three times as a Republican.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
The Island Packet
SC Supreme Court justices question why Harrell probe shouldna t be stopped
S.C. Supreme Court justices questioned arguments from the state Attorney General's office on Tuesday that the judge who permitted a State Grand Jury to examine ethics-violation allegations against House Speaker Bobby Harrell should not have stopped the proceedings.
Rock Hill Herald
S.C. justices mull Wilson investigation of Harrell
House Speaker Bobby Harrell, R-Charleston, walks out of the South Carolina Supreme Court building in Columbia, SC, Tuesday, June 24, 2014.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
The Miami Herald
Marine who threw himself at grenade receives Medal of Honor
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. William "Kyle" Carpenter is awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at the White House in Washington, D.C. Cpl.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Did latent Republican racism sound the death knell for Cantor?
As primary Election Day drew to a close and his defeat was all but certain, I am sure that Republican Eric Cantor , a staunch conservative, Obama obstructionist and until this week, House majority leader, had to ask himself how he could fall so far out of favor with the very Tea Party that he had catered to over the past four years, losing to a ... (more)
Thu Jun 12, 2014
Fear and Loathing on the Far Right
GREETINGS FROM THE NEW COLD WAR! - Patrick Smith places the Ukrainian crisis in historical and political context; Yvette Carnell profiles the strange career of Obama's Pitbull, Rev.
There is something disturbing about the Republican response to just about everything President Obama does.
Lexington County Chronicle
Amid low turnout, candidates hit Lexington searching for votes
Congressman Joe Wilson remembers his first election 60 years ago. He was seven. And his mother was a pollworker for the Democratic primary, when Democrats still ruled South Carolina politics .
The Aiken Standard
Aiken County releases updated election numbers
Aiken County's updated voting totals were still missing three precincts as of deadline on Wednesday for the state's Republican and Democratic primaries.
Many primary wins go to pro-CU candidates
June 12, 2014 - A majority of pro-credit union candidates from Tuesday's primaries are on track to win in November's mid-term elections, NAFCU Political Affairs Director Katie Marisic said Wednesday.
Wed Jun 11, 2014
The Washington Post
Dana Milbank: Eric Cantor's instant burial
Eric Cantor, announcing to his House Republican colleagues Wednesday afternoon that he will resign as majority leader, recalled some wisdom given him recently by a Holocaust survivor: "Suffering is a part of life.
Hagel says time was running out to save Bergdahl
In this image taken from video obtained from Voice Of Jihad Website, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Sgt.
The Island Packet
Full SC Primary election results
Voters taking part in the Democratic and Republican primaries cast ballots for a number of races, including statewide and local races.
Tue Jun 10, 2014
The Island Packet
Wilson, Clyburn win primaries
Two incumbent Midlands congressmen took convincing steps toward extending their political tenures in the U.S. Congress as they held off challengers in Tuesday's statewide primaries.
Black gets Democratic win in US House District 2
Phil Black from the Lake Murray area of Lexington County collected 54 percent of the vote in unofficial results to defeat Ed Greenleaf of Columbia.
Good excuse for missing VA vote? Brain surgery
Short of recovering from brain surgery, most House members were not willing to miss a vote Tuesday on a bill to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs.