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    Coverage of races in South Carolina and the Lowcountry in addition to items you need in order to vote.
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    138th year of the Galivants Stump brings out community

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    Monday marked the 138th year of the Galivants Stump, an event that brings democratic candidates throughout South Carolina face to face with the community. The term "stump" refers to early political rallies when candidates stood on tree stumps to address the public. General Wade Hampton arrived in Galivants Ferry, on horseback, in 1876 to announce his campaign for South Carolina Governor. The event is held every two... More>>

    Gov. Nikki Haley on New List of Worst Governors

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    A new list of the worst governors in America has South Carolina's Nikki Haley as 10th-worst, but her office is quick to point out that the list was put out by a liberal-leaning group with a history of attacking Republicans. More>>

    Colbert-Busch and Sanford to debate Monday evening at the Citadel

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    Former Governor, Mark Sanford and Elizabeth Colbert-Busch will debate Monday April 29 at 7pm in the Courvoisie Banquet Hall at the Citadel. More>>

    Sanford: Cell phone inundated with calls

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    Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford says his cellphone has been swamped with hundreds of calls this week after House Democrats sent an email telling donors to call the number. More>>

    Sanford has cash edge heading into election

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    Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has a slight edge in cash heading into the final days of the heated congressional race in state's 1st District. More>>

    Sanford, Colbert Busch debate for first time

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    Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford and Democrat Elizabeth Colbert (KOHL'-buhrt) Busch are sharing the stage for the first time in their race for the state's vacant 1st Congressional District seat. More>>

    Sanford will face off against Bostic in the primary runoff Video included

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    It looks like former Gov. Mark Sanford will face off against Curtis Bostic in the primary runoff in two weeks. While there will be an automatic recount to see who came in second place, even Bostic's opponent More>>

    First Congressional District Runoff debate in Charleston

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    SCGOP Chairman Chad Connelly announced today a First Congressional District Runoff debate to be held on Thursday evening, March 28 in Charleston, South Carolina. Held on the campus of Porter-Gaud School, More>>

    Voter turnout light as new voter ID law takes effect

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    The new South Carolina voter ID law is in full swing during Tuesday's Primary election. More>>

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      Immigration issue produces congressional disarray

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      A divided House of Representatives is moving forward on a bill to address the immigration crisis on the southern border after GOP leaders made concessions to win conservative support.
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    • Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

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      Chicago police say one man is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting inside a downtown high-rise office building.
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      The Canadian owner of a company that won nearly $1 billion in contracts to provide steel for the construction of the World Trade Center's tallest building and an adjacent transit center has been arrested on...
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