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  1. Leatherman spends more than $1 million in Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Post and Courier

    S.C. Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman won his Republican Party primary in mid-June, but state financial disclosures show it came with the heftiest price tag of any state Senate race, possibly in history. Leatherman, R-Florence, spent more than $1.1 million this cycle to defeat two Republican challengers - while also taking on Gov. Nikki Haley - in the June 14 primary, campaign records show.

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  2. Gov. Nikki Haleya s legacy faces roadblocks after primary lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Gov. Nikki Haley may have some work to do at mending fences after she failed to slay most of the incumbents she targeted this election season. By most counts, Haley picked up three out of the eight Statehouse seats she and her closest allies targeted this season as she worked to get rival Republicans out of her way.

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  3. After S.C.a s Battle of the TitansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Gov. Nikki Haley's efforts to unseat her adversaries in the state Senate contributed to a surprising loss by one long-time incumbent. But it wasn't state Sen. Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence.

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  4. S.C. colleges raising tuition a " againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Students at major South Carolina public colleges will pay an extra $330 to $1,400 next year after another round of tuition hikes. Still, a few extra hundred dollars added to a tuition bills each year become part of the continuing burden when debt-laden students graduate college.

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  5. Hugh Leatherman escapes runoff, Wes Hayes loses re-election in primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Senate President Pro Tempore Hugh Leatherman narrowly escapes a runoff, in a defeat to Gov. Nikki Haley, according to preliminary results of Tuesday's primary. Leatherman, R-Florence, received 54 percent of the vote over his nearest challenger former Florence County GOP Chairman Richard Skipper with 41 percent.

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  6. Does the governor have the power to change the Legislature?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Post and Courier

    In fact, most of his colleagues like him in part because he's not a bully. But last week, in the final days of the legislative session, the speaker got his back up and called out the Senate for dallying on a roads bill.

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  7. Leatherman spends big ahead of Tuesday primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Post and Courier

    S.C. Senate leader Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, has spent on average $50,000 a week on his re-election campaign since April. State Ethics Commission filings show Leatherman had $1.2 million on hand as of late May after spending $400,000 in the past two months, mainly on television advertising.

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  8. Gov. Nikki Haley to endorse Richard Skipper to replace Sen. Leatherman in the S.C. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Gov. Nikki Haley is to endorse Richard Skipper for the District 31 seat in the South Carolina Senate – the seat currently held by Sen. Hugh Leatherman, who Haley has outwardly opposed. The endorsement is scheduled during a campaign event at noon on June 1 at Wholly Smokin, 150 South Dargan St. in Florence.

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  9. 1 charged in fatal shooting of Florence womanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Sheriff's deputies in Florence County have made an arrest in the shooting death of a woman who family members said was pregnant. Maj. Mike Nunn tells local media outlets that 32-year-old Darkel Rameek Foreman of Florence is charged with murder in the shooting that happened about 9:30 a.m. Thursday.

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  10. S.C. youngsters compete for Scripps Spelling Bee titleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Post and Courier

    All five South Carolina contestants in the Scripps National Spelling Bee will advance to the third round of the annual competition on Wednesday afternoon. Among those representing the Palmetto State is Landon Ethredge, a seventh grader at Advanced Studies Magnet in West Ashley who is being sponsored by The Post and Courier.

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  11. Gov. Nikki Haleya s political action group airs anti-Leatherman adRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Post and Courier

    In a move designed to help push her leading rival out of office, Gov. Nikki Haley's political advocacy group A Great Day SC released a television ad Wednesday targeting Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman. A second ad goes after another lawmaker on the governor's hit list this year, Sen. Luke Rankin, R-Myrtle Beach.

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  12. Haleya s political action group airs anti-Leatherman adRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Gov. Nikki Haley's political advocacy group A Great Day SC released a television ad Wednesday targeting her top rival, Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman. A second ad goes after s another lawmaker on the governor's hit list, Sen. Luke Rankin, R-Myrtle Beach.

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  13. Palmetto Sunrise: Full week in ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Post and Courier

    This week the House resumes work after a week-long furlough and the Senate will have a full week as well with two bills set for priority debate. Amid a week full of meetings for members in both chambers, beginning on Tuesday, the $7.5 billion budget is back in the House after the Senate quickly approved it on May 4. Two bills in the Senate are set for priority debate.

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  14. Haley vs. Leatherman: The $2 million S.C. Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Post and Courier

    The chatter is growing from the Statehouse to the heart of the Pee Dee about the political vulnerability of Senate leader Hugh Leatherman. The 35-year Statehouse veteran who is arguably the most powerful figure in South Carolina state government faces what many are saying is his first significant ballot box fight in decades. 1 comment

  15. Summerville baseball rolls to district VI titleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Wilson Beattie had the start on the hill for the Green Wave Wednesday and wore the No. 19 jersey in honor of lost teammate Tripp Rabon.

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  16. Sen. Hugh Leathermana s daughter elected to university boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Post and Courier

    State lawmakers overwhelmingly elected Karen Leatherman, a daughter of Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, to the Francis Marion University Board of Trustees on Wednesday. Karen Leatherman, a 1980 alumni of the college, owns a fitness center in downtown Florence and wrapped up a four-year term on the nonprofit Florence Downtown Development Corporation last year.

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  17. Florence getting new $32M judicial centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Local media outlets reports that state and local officials gathered on Friday to break ground on the new $32 million facility. When Florence County Council approved the project last year officials expressed concern about safety in the existing courthouse.

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