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South Carolina Tea Party

Ben Carson Doesn't Understand Bank Loans

Lauren Windsor | Posted 04.07.2015 | Politics
Lauren Windsor

GOP presidential aspirant and former neurosurgeon Ben Carson had an interesting idea about bank loans when asked about rising interest rates and the national debt, at a closed-door gathering of Americans for Prosperity at the South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention.

Conservatives 'Shocked' At DeMint Moved

Taylors-WadeHampton Patch | Andrew Moore | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

Thursday's announcement of U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint's resignation from the United States Senate to head up The Heritage Foundation left many Upstate conse...

Tea Party Plans To Help Democrats

Irmo Patch | Shireese Bell | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics

"We got a real problem with corruption in South Carolina," said Talbert Black of the Palmetto Liberty PAC. "I think what we're witnessing is the resul...

GOP Rep: 'The Greatest Minority Under Assault Today Are Christians. No Doubt About It'

Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

Rep. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) addressed a crowd gathered Monday at a South Carolina Tea Party conference and resolutely concluded that "the greatest minorit...

Nikki Haley's Tea Party Secret

Goose Creek Patch | Greg Hambrick | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics

Gov. Nikki Haley kept her focus on defeating President Barack Obama and kept quiet on her support of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney while speak...

Tea Party Attacks Bachmann

Taylors-Wade Hampton Patch | CHris Winston | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

Nearly a month after a SC spokesman for Rep. Michele Bachmann accused Newt Gingrich of trying to buy off the state's Tea Party leaders by bringing the...

GOP Candidate Gets Tea Party Support

Lexington Patch | Hal Millard | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

As S.C. State Treasurer Curtis Loftis sees it, Republicans have two choices in the coming months as the GOP seeks a nominee to challenge President Bar...

Bachmann Battles Rival For Control

West Ashley Patch | Jonathan Allen | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann are waging battle over the hearts, minds and ballots of Palmetto State Tea Part...

Tough Week For Tea Party Ends With Fizzling Rally

The State | John O’Connor | Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics

The Columbia Tea Party went from Donald Trump to jilted chump after the celebrity businessman canceled his appearance at Thursday's State House rally,...