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Obama Tops South Carolina Republican Senators In Poll, Despite Losing State In 2008

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's job approval may be eroding nationwide, but in South Carolina, a state he lost in 2008, a new poll gives him higher numbers t...

South Carolina GOP Targets Local Dem Candidates with Obama Mailer

Susan Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan Smith

Several local Democratic candidates in South Carolina have been targeted by the state's GOP caucus, which is aiming to gain ground here by tying the D...

Chuck Todd: African-American Turnout Putting Deep Red States In Play (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Appearing on Meet the Press, NBC's Chuck Todd noted that early voting is "through the roof," and that turnout is threatening John McCain even in state...

Obama Grassroots Snapshot: South Carolina

Grayson Daughters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Grayson Daughters

"Our effort is to reach out and make contact with those people who will support Barack Obama as their canidate. We're not concerned with what the other parties are doing -- on the volunteer level, that's really not on us."

Polls Show Close Race In North And South Carolina

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new set of polls from the Carolinas show that both of these states could be close this Fall, despite the fact that neither has voted Democratic sinc...

Obama Camp Sets Up In South Carolina

R.T. Eby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
R.T. Eby

According to a spokesman, "the campaign is looking forward to expanding the battleground. Obama for America is showing the country that we mean business."

Obama Setting Up Shop In GOP Stronghold South Carolina

The State | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A team of paid staffers for Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama will be dispatched to the Palmetto State in coming weeks. Obama's campaign i...

Thomas B. Edsall

This Now Becomes A Real Delegate Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's landslide 28-point win in South Carolina - 55.4 percent to Hillary Clinton's 26.5 percent and John Edwards' 17.6 percent - establishes ...

Clinton Pulls Misleading SC Ad

Washington Post's The Trail | Anne Kornblut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Under fire for airing misleading attacks on Sen. Barack Obama, the Clinton campaign has pulled a radio ad that quoted the Illinois senator calling Rep...

Early Polls Show Rough Super Tuesday For Obama

Wall Street Journal | CHRISTOPHER COOPER and AMY CHOZICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's overwhelming weekend victory in South Carolina's Democratic primary gives him new momentum in the run-up to the near-national nominatin...

Candidates Gear Up For South Carolina Primary

New York Times | Julie Bosman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Democrats headed on Friday toward the finish line of their first primary in the South, the candidates spent the day trying to widen their appeal to...

Barack Obama's South Carolina Victory Speech

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Watch Barack Obama's victory speech in South Carolina: ...

Obama Warns SC Voters Of "Hoodwinking," "Bamboozling," And "Okey Doke"

Political Radar | Sunlen Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., warned a Sumter, South Carolina crowd against the "hoodwinking," "bamboozling" and "okey doke" by people in other campaigns...

Obama's Stump Lines Echo Malcolm X

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Carrie Budoff Brown noticed a rather off-message echo in Obama's stump speech last week, and writes that Obama added to his stump speech in South Caro...

South Carolina Primary Preview: Edwards Threatening Clinton For Second

The State | RODDIE A. BURRIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Watch John Edwards. With only a day left before Saturday's S.C. Democratic presidential primary, the former U.S. senator from North Carolina and S.C....

Obama Won More Votes Than McCain And Huckabee Combined

The Daily Dish | Andrew Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

That's a staggering fact, as a reader reminds me: In last week's SC GOP primary, McCain and Huckabee (the top 2 finishers), got 147,283 and 132,4...

Nico Pitney

What's Behind Obama's "Committed Christian" Mailer?

HuffingtonPost.com | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama camp has a new South Carolina mailer touting him as a "committed Christian" who has been "called to Christ." (TPM Election Central has the f...

Obama Endorsed By Largest Paper In South Carolina

The State | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Democratic primary in South Carolina this year offers voters an unusual choice. Earlier votes have winnowed out the most experienced candidates, l...

Democrats to Address King Day Rally

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Three of the Democrats seeking their party's presidential nomination speak today at a Martin Luther King Day rally at the South...

Dems To Debate On MLK Day

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The top three Democratic presidential candidates face off in a Monday night debate in South Carolina, with the hearts and minds of African-American vo...

Clyburn To Bill Clinton: "Chill" On Obama

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The bitter back-and-forth between former President Bill Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama has led a prominent black lawmaker to tell the former president ...

Video Shows ABC Distorted Obama's "Testy Exchange" With Reporter

Horse's Mouth | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Okay, this is really a bad one. Late yesterday, ABC News posted a story called: "Is Bill Clinton getting in Obama's head?" The piece reported that Ob...

Clyburn: Clinton Attacks Will Toughen Obama

ABC News | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"I'm like everybody else, I'm torn," South Carolina Democrat Jim Clyburn says of his presidential choices in the primary coming up this Saturday.... ...

Thomas B. Edsall

Bombs Away: Democratic Race Becomes War Of Invective

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The dramatic escalation of hostilities Sunday in the fight for the Democratic presidential nomination suggests that Senator Hillary Clinton and her st...

South Carolina's GOP Governor Practically Endorses Obama

The State | Mark Sanford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I won't be voting for Barack Obama for president. There are too many vital issues -- from taxes and spending, to immigration and national security, to...