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GOP Lawmaker Tells Offensive Joke -- Again

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

A Republican lawmaker in Minnesota compared food stamp recipients to wild animals at a Tea Party event over the weekend, the second time she's told th...

DUI Candidate Drops Campaign After Arrest

Spring Valley Patch | Carolyn Farr Smith | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

A state representative running for the 7th Congressional District announced his plans to withdraw from the race just one day after his arrest in Colum...

Inflammatory Ex-Lieutenant Governor Endorses Gingrich

AP | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A former South Carolina lieutenant governor who once likened the state's poor to stray animals has endorsed Newt Gingrich's bid...

Vote for Hope

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

This is not the hope America voted for in the fall of 2008. Now another election is upon us. On Tuesday, voters can choose candidates capitalizing on bitterness, or they can return to hope and provide time for change to play out.

The Morality Disconnect

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

The GOP have genuine disdain for the underclass. The truly sad part is that they've brainwashed poor Republicans into going along with their scheme to permanently quarantine the undesirables.

Jobless Organize to Remove Republican Royalists From Their Jobs

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Beck leads a pack of royalist Republicans who have spent the summer mocking, vilifying and denigrating the nation's 14.5 million unemployed workers. The unemployed are fighting back, however.

'Raghead': State Senator Uses Slur Against S.C. Candidate, Obama

AP | PAGE IVEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A South Carolina lawmaker on Thursday called a Republican gubernatorial candidate of Indian descent a "raghead," saying we have...

Republicans Kiss the Rich; Diss the Jobless

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

To Republicans, the unemployed -- along with the un-rich -- deserve only disrespect. And they've been heaping it on.

Andre Bauer, South Carolina Lt. Gov., Blames 'Flat-Out Lazy' People For Immigration Problems

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

South Carolina Lt. Governor Andre Bauer (R-S.C.) introduced a new line of reasoning into the contentious immigration debate last week, blaming "flat-o...

Andre Bauer Polygraph Test: S.C. Candidate Says Results Prove He Didn't Start Nikki Haley Affair Allegations

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

South Carolina Republican gubernatorial candidate Andre Bauer on Monday released the results of a polygraph test, which he says prove he wasn't behind...

Homeless in Columbia: Photo ID and the Silent Voting Bloc (VIDEO)

Paul Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Paul Bowers

If you're used to instant gratification, homelessness might not be for you. I found that out during our three days on the streets, and it became especially evident later when I walked (literally) through the steps of obtaining a photo ID.

House Members Cope With Anti-Washington Sentiment While Running For State Office

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even though having Washington, D.C., on your résumé is supposed to be like having a scarlet letter on your lapel this election cycle, more than a do...

South Carolina Lt. Governor Backtracks: Andre Bauer Calls Welfare 'Cycle Of Dependency'

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Andre Bauer, the Lt. Governor of South Carolina who had apologized for equating welfare recipients to stray animals, appears to be taking back that sh...

GOP "Leaders" Dis Minorities And Poor...Again

Douglas MacKinnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Douglas MacKinnon

In case you missed it, Republican Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer of South Carolina compared people who take public assistance to stray animals. Stray animals.

Jon Stewart Blasts GOP Candidate For Comparing School Kids To Stray Animals (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Jon Stewart took some time to thank South Carolina last night for the comedic gold it's provided the show (again). From Mark Sanford to Joe Wilson to ...

Andre Bauer, GOP Candidate: People On Public Assistance Are Like 'Stray Animals'

The State | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer said Saturday he could have chosen his words more carefully when he compared people who take public assistance to stray animals F...

Sanford Pulled Over For Speeding (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mark Sanford just cannot stay out the spotlight. On Tuesday a highway trooper pulled the governor's car over for speeding. "You got a good reason f...

Bauer: Sanford And I Are Not Talking

www.dailygamecock.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Once again, Bauer reiterated Sanford was ruining the state's reputation on the national radar and urged the governor to resign. He said he expects a "...

Bobby Harrell, S.C. House Speaker, Wants Sanford To Resign

MSNBC | Mark Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From NBC's Mark Murray Bobby Harrell, the Republican speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives, has become the latest state GOP officehol...

Gay Blogger: Andre Bauer, South Carolina Lt. Governor, A Closeted Homosexual

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: A South Carolina state senator says none other than Gov. Mark Sanford (R) is behind rumors that Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer is gay. In a letter to...

SC Lt Gov Will Ask Embattled Sanford To Resign

AP | SEANNA ADCOX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford rebuffed his lieutenant governor's call to resign Wednesday, two months after he admitted an a...

Poll: Majority Of South Carolinians Want Sanford Out

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new poll suggests that a majority of people in South Carolina want Governor Mark Sanford to resign. The poll, released by Survey USA, measured the ...

Sanford's Lt. Gov Offers Deal: I Won't Run If Sanford Steps Down

AP | SEANNA ADCOX AND TAMARA LUSH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Gov. Mark Sanford's bombshell admission of an affair with an Argentine woman has touched off a delicate political dance among f...

S.C. Lieutenant Governor: Sanford Should Stay

AP | TAMARA LUSH and JIM DAVENPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — It was a routine state Cabinet meeting, one with reports on declining tax revenues, the number of kids on Medicaid and an updat...

Sanford Adviser: Resignation Not An Option

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Although some in South Carolina -- and nationally -- are calling for Gov. Mark Sanford to resign his office in the wake of his six-day hiatus from the...