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    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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    • Obama: Time is now to resolve trade pact issues

      Obama: Time is now to resolve trade pact issues

      Thursday, April 24 2014 12:34 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:34:43 GMT
      President Barack Obama says the time is now to resolve issues preventing the conclusion of a major, 12-nation trade agreement.
      President Barack Obama says the time is now to resolve issues preventing the conclusion of a major, 12-nation trade agreement.
    • Obama calls for peaceful end to island dispute

      Obama calls for peaceful end to island dispute

      Thursday, April 24 2014 12:34 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:34:38 GMT
      President Barack Obama is opening a four-country visit to the Asia-Pacific region in Japan, but the West's dispute with Russia over Ukraine is looming.
      President Barack Obama said Thursday that he wants to see a dispute between China and Japan over islands in the East China Sea resolved peacefully, while affirming that America's mutual security treaty with Japan...
    • Hillary Clinton calls for more sanctions on Russia

      Hillary Clinton calls for more sanctions on Russia

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:25:28 GMT
      Hillary Rodham Clinton is daring women to compete, but not saying whether she will herself in 2016.
      Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she believes the outcome of the standoff in Ukraine will be a bad one for Russia.
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    • In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle

      In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle

      Thursday, April 24 2014 12:25 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:25:14 GMT
      When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell...
      When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell short...
    • Small Wyoming town evacuated after gas explosion

      Small Wyoming town evacuated after gas explosion

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:34:36 GMT
      A small town in southwest Wyoming has been evacuated after an explosion and fire at a natural gas pipeline hub.
      A small town in southwest Wyoming was evacuated Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub. There were no reports of injuries.
    • Homeowner: 2 teens shot were 'vermin,' not human

      Homeowner: 2 teens shot were 'vermin,' not human

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:34:33 GMT
      Jurors listened Wednesday as a man called two teenagers who broke into his central Minnesota home "vermin" on an audio recording shortly after fatally shooting them.
      A Minnesota man who killed two teenagers who broke into his home can be heard on an audio recording talking to himself for hours after the shooting and at one point, apparently describing the slain teens as "vermin."
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