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South Carolina Senate Race

Tim Scott Becomes First Black Senator To Be Elected By Popular Vote In The South

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Tim Scott was re-elected to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Scott defeated Democrat Joyce Dickerson. Scott became a senator in 2013, when...

Brad Hutto Loses South Carolina Senate Race To Lindsey Graham

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Democrat Brad Hutto lost the election for Senate in South Carolina to incumbent Lindsey Graham (R), the Associated Press reports. Independent Thoma...

Lindsey Graham Re-Elected To Senate In 2014 South Carolina Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R) was re-elected Tuesday by South Carolina voters. Graham faced Democrat Brad Hutto and Independent candidate Thomas Ravenel....

Joyce Dickerson Loses 2014 South Carolina Senate Race To Incumbent Tim Scott

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Joyce Dickerson lost her bid for the U.S. Senate on Tuesday to incumbent Tim Scott (R). Dickerson serves on the Richland County Council, a...

Republican Senators Coast To Re-Election In South Carolina

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

In South Carolina, Republicans Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott were re-elected to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. Graham, wh...

Graham Wins GOP Primary In South Carolina Senate Race

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

Lindsey Graham has won the Republican primary in South Carolina's Senate race, the Associated Press reports. Graham bested a field of six other Rep...

Graham, Hutto Headed To General Election

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

Voters in South Carolina have selected incumbent Sen. Lindsey Graham (R) and Democratic state Sen. Brad Hutto to face off in November's general electi...

Graham Aims To Fend Off Tea Party Challengers

AP | MEG KINNARD | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham is trying to fend off six tea party challengers who say he's not conservative enough for this Republi...

Outside Group Backing Graham Secured Billionaire's Donation Hour After Meeting With Senator

Center for Public Integrity | Marcelo Rochabrun | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

By Marcelo Rochabrun, Center for Public Integrity This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, non...

Amanda Terkel

The 5 Races To Watch In The June 10 Primaries

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Six states have primary elections Tuesday, with Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) hoping to tho...

Crowded GOP Primary Poses Challenge For Republican

RealClearPolitics | Scott Conroy | Posted 08.04.2013 | Politics

Though no one thinks it'll be easy, the word is out among ambitious South Carolina conservatives: Lindsey Graham really is susceptible to defeat in 20...

Jason Linkins

Alvin Greene's Daft Electoral Hope: Should The Media Still Be Covering This?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Why is it that Alvin Greene got covered so much during this election cycle? He was a deeply weird person who was easy to cover because reporters could reliably count on him doing something utterly strange.

Amanda Terkel

Alvin Greene Unveils Comic Book Of Himself After Losing Senate Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrat Alvin Greene lost badly on Tuesday to Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) and will probably be remembered for running one of the strangest campaigns in ...

Jim DeMint Defeats Alvin Greene In South Carolina Senate Race

AP | MEG KINNARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint will return to Washington for a second term after an easy election that saw his national status rise as a ...

South Carolina Election Results: Jim DeMint Defeats Alvin Greene In 2010 Senate Race

AP | MEG KINNARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint will return to Washington for a second term after an easy election that saw his national status rise as a ...

South Carolina Senate Candidate Alvin Greene INDICTED On Felony Pornography Charges

AP | MEG KINNARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Longshot Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alvin Greene was indicted Friday on two charges, including a felony charge of showing...

Alvin Greene's Military Records Show Inability To 'Express Thoughts Clearly' And Other Stumbles

AP | MEG KINNARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Surprise U.S. Senate nominee Alvin Greene frequently mentions his 13 years of military service, but records obtained Thursday b...

Alvin Greene's Action Figure Dream Becomes Reality Thanks To Minor League Baseball Team

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - Alvin Greene action figures are here - thanks to a South Carolina minor league baseball team. The Charleston RiverDogs will give out statues o...

S.C. Senate Candidate Alvin Greene Wants Action Figure Idea To Spur Craze Like Tickle Me Elmo

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrat Alvin Greene, the come-from-nowhere South Carolina U.S. Senate candidate, is sticking by his suggestion that a way to boost job creation woul...

Alvin Greene's Jobs Plan: South Carolina Senate Candidate Says 'Make Toys Of Me,' 'Little Dolls'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

South Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Alvin Greene is out touting ideas he has to boost job creation now that the dust is settling from the fallout of ...

Alvin Greene Probe Underway: South Carolina Senate Candidate Faces Investigation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - The chief of South Carolina's state police says his agency is trying to determine how unemployed U.S. Senate candidate Alvin Greene got the mon...

Alvin Greene: I Am 'The Best Person To Be TIME Magazine's Man Of The Year'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Following Alvin Greene's surprising victory in South Carolina's Democratic Senate primary and subsequent controversy swirling around how he managed to...

Vic Rawl, South Carolina Candidate, Protests Alvin Greene Win

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - Former state lawmaker Vic Rawl on Monday formally protested the results of the U.S. Senate primary he lost last week to an unknown, unemployed ...