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Jake Knotts

Lawmaker Faces Ouster Over Duel Threat

Easley Patch | Carolyn Farr Smith and Greg Hambrick | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics

Folks' links to his own 2010 post, where he noted that Haddon claimed, via Facebook, that Knotts had challenged him to a duel. Folks alleges that the ...

Wife Of 'You Lie' GOP Rep Angrily Confronts State Lawmaker

Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

Roxanne Wilson, wife of U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.), confronted a South Carolina Republican state senator on Tuesday after the lawmaker blocked a me...

Jake Knotts: South Carolina State Senator May Be Asked To Resign After Calling Nikki Haley A 'Raghead'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - A South Carolina senator who referred to the front-runner in the Republican race for governor as a "raghead" could be reprimanded by county GOP...

June 27, 2010, News Update

Richard Valeriani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Valeriani

Obama also criticizes BP for issuing millions in dividends when money could be better spent on helping victims. Shareholders see it differently.

In the Obama Era, We Can't Even Get Along With Debrahlee Lorenzana?

Phil Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phil Bronstein

There were the seven seniors at a La Quinta high school in Southern California who were disciplined for their game of "Beat the Jew." Who says budget cuts have drained imagination from our educational system?

Jason Linkins

Jake Knotts, Slur-Spewing South Carolina State Senator, Deploys The 'Saturday Night Live Defense' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There you have it, in the most bigoted terms Knotts can muster. Of course, after the fact, Knotts invoked a very novel justification for his remark: the "Saturday Night Live defense."

Jake Knotts, South Carolina Republican, Calls For "Full-Blown" Investigation Of Sanford

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

State Senator Jake Knotts, a Republican and longtime critic of Mark Sanford, called for a "full-blown" investigation Friday into the South Carolina go...