12 hrs ago
The Island Packet
Summerville grandmother urges SC senators to legalize cannabis oil
Lavelle asked the senators to pass a bill that would legalize cannabis oil for use in treating those with epilepsy.
Trending on the Topix Network
20 hrs ago
Re: Left and Right Agree
Regarding Sander's political leanings point taken. I was trying to say that smart people see the H-1B for what it is.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Jim Dey: Faceoff available at website
It wasn't exactly the Battle of the Titans on Monday when Republican congressional candidates Rodney Davis and Erika Harold met to discuss the issues, but it was their first live joint appearance of the long Republican Party primary campaign.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Rock Hill Herald
Protesters, SC Democrats fight bill blocking Obamacare
Civil disobedience citations are handed out to Truthful Tuesday activists that blocked the entrance to the State House parking garage, Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Harold, Davis finally debate
In their only live joint appearance before the March 18 primary election, Republican congressional candidates Erika Harold and Rodney Davis clashed over Davis' vote to trim veterans' benefits in a federal budget deal.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Lazenby: Limited Approach To Medical Marijuana Winnable In SC
In a state as socially conservative as South Carolina, those who favor the legalization of marijuana for medical use are not merely facing an uphill battle - they're climbing a mountain.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Greenville News
Senators argue over S.C.'s participation in health care law
The author of a Senate proposal that would restrict state participation in the federal health care law known as Obamacare said his amendment offers opponents of the law a chance to do something other than shake their fists.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Senate to take up bill opposing federal health law
Senators are expected to debate legislation that aims to slow implementation of the federal health care overhaul in South Carolina, but even its Republican backers acknowledge it makes no attempt to nullify the law as many people believe.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Island Packet
The Buzz: Time for the Senatea s health (care) checkup
A lengthy debate is expected to begin next week in the state Senate on Beaufort Republican Tom Davis long-awaited amendment to a bill that would curb the federal Affordable Care Act in South Carolina.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
It's becoming clear that Washington Post reporters don't like school vouchers
Yesterday, the Washington Post's Emma Brown had a report about millions of dollars in funds that could not be accounted for in a draft audit of the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant program.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
"Help Us, China!" and Other Plans for D.C. Voting Rights
Positive tweets from Cory Booker aside, the District's attempts to get a vote in Congress hasn't had the clearest path lately.
Could the U.N. Help D.C. Win a Vote in Congress?
Raising the profile of the District's struggle to win voting rights in Congress to the international level could create some interesting geopolitical dynamics.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
The Island Packet
Davis' bill would allow cannabidiol oil to be used for seizure treatment
Unable to find anything to control her daughter's intractable epilepsy, Jill Swing was weeks away from one last drastic attempt to stem the hundreds of seizures Mary Louise suffers each day.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Washington Post
Norton's false choice on D.C. scholarship fund
Flummoxed. That was my reaction when Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton issued a warning last month, served with a dollop of hysteria, that Congress could stop funding the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant program if the D.C. Council were to approve a bill creating its own college scholarship .
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Blue-Collar Skillz, No Bobby Harrell Dealz
Republicans and hip-hop go together like Jim Crow and Malcolm X, but props anyway to the Republican Liberty Caucus of Greenville, a Tea Party-affiliated group, for giving no fucks and posting "SC Politics Resistance Rap/Hip Hop" to its site .
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Kasich Going To Vegas For Some Presidential Roulette
The 2016 presidential media sing-along has now embraced Ohio Gov. John Kasich, whose every half-step is being projected as evidence that he might be, would be, could be and - for Heaven's sake! - should be the GOP's answer to raise America from the post-Obama ashes as a kind of born-again society.