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South Carolina Primary 2012

Republican Candidates Debate Ahead Of South Carolina Primary

Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - The race for the Republican presidential nomination took a turn toward the South Carol...

Elise Foley

Paul Campaign: 'Our Problem With Newt Gingrich Is Not That He Lied To His Wife'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The Ron Paul campaign put out a statement about an hour into the debate calling the first question, which was about Newt Gingrich'...

Final Fantasy: Gov. Perry and Turkey

Ahmet Yukleyen | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Ahmet Yukleyen

Turkey is the only Muslim majority country that is a NATO member and a candidate for European Union membership, an ideal established by Ataturk, founder of the Turkish Republic, since the 1920s. Any smart politician knowledgeable about US foreign policy would cherish this unique case of a Muslim majority country that is democratic, secular and a NATO member.

Christina Wilkie

Callista Gingrich's Transition From Mistress To Mrs.

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At Thursday night's Republican debate in South Carolina, only one person will likely receive as much attention as the candidates themsel...

Republican Debate: Presidential Candidates Face Off Ahead Of South Carolina Primary

Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

On the heels of Texas Gov. Rick Perry abandoning his campaign for the White House, four candidates running for the Republican presidential nomination ...

Lila Shapiro

WATCH: Janitors Fire Back At Newt Gingrich

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 01.19.2012 | Business

Despite his current surge in the South Carolina polls, Newt Gingrich's star is not rising among one group of workers who have been a key talking point...

Michael Calderone

How Many Presidential Debates Are Too Many?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.19.2012 | Media

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Washington bureau chief Sam Feist got a call Thursday morning that would not only shake up the Republican primary but lead to some...

Cain Endorses You

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain made good on his promise to make an "unconventional endorsement" Thursday. Before revealing the choic...

Mark Blumenthal

Polls Show Newt Surging In South Carolina

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Six new polls released on Thursday reveal a stunning surge of support for Newt Gingrich in South Carolina's Republican primary, followin...

Michael Calderone

How Media Shaped Romney's 'Inevitable' Narrative

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.19.2012 | Media

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Mitt Romney won the Iowa Caucus by eight votes over Rick Santorum, according to reports by every news organization on Jan. 4. N...

GOP Candidates Prepare For Last Debate Ahead Of Key Primary

The Associated Press | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The five Republicans seeking their party's nomination for president are preparing for the last televised debate before Satu...

Rick Perry Drops Out Of Presidential Race

Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry dropped out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination on Thursday ahead of South Carolina's primary election. P...

Perry Blasts Romney, Says He Flipped Position For 'Convenience'

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that Mitt Romney changed his position on legalized abortion out of political convenience, one...

Mark Blumenthal

Is Romney's Lead In South Carolina Narrowing?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new survey of likely Republican presidential primary voters in South Carolina released on Wednesday shows the same overall result as n...

Howard Fineman

What Keeps Mitt Up Late In South Carolina

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Mitt Romney and his team left nothing to chance here on Wednesday, and it's a good thing, because they are looking over their shoul...

Sam Stein

Rick Santorum In '97: 'Unfair,' 'Nasty,' 'Horrible' Ads Don't Bother Me

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After his unexpectedly strong finish in the Iowa caucuses prompted his rivals to go after his record, former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) ...

Ben Craw

WATCH: Mitt Romney Madness, South Carolina Edition

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Craw | Posted 01.30.2012 | Comedy

An odd thing seems to be afoot in the Republican presidential nomination race: The closer Mitt Romney gets to the nomination, the further he gets from...

Ron Paul Slams GOP Senator On House Floor Over Detention Of American Citizens (VIDEO)

Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

On Wednesday, GOP presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) urged his congressional colleagues to support legislation that would repeal a clause ...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Campaign Seeks To Stop Newt Gingrich's Rise In South Carolina

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Mitt Romney's campaign on Wednesday deployed two former members of Congress who served with Newt Gingrich in the 1990s to hammer t...

Herman Cain Is In On Colbert's South Carolina Escapade

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain said on Tuesday that he is getting on the "Stephen Colbert for President in South Carolina" bandwagon --...

Newt Asked How He Plans To 'Bloody Obama's Nose'

RealClearPolitics | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

WEST COLOMBIA, S.C. -- Newt Gingrich has a penchant for comparing his own circumstances to those that beset some of American history's most revered po...

Dave Jamieson

Rural South Carolina Waits In Vain For Job Creators

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.18.2012 | Business

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. -- It's been more than two years since Frederick Parker had a decent full-time job. Standing outside the state workforce office...

Carlos Harrison

Hispanic Evangelicals, Longtime GOP Allies, Differ With Republicans On Key Issues

HuffingtonPost.com | Carlos Harrison | Posted 01.18.2012 | Latino Voices

MIAMI -- Hispanic evangelicals are taking their politics to the pulpit -- and exposing a new weakness in one of the only Latino strongholds for Republ...

Ron Paul Abandons Campaign Trail For Big Vote

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Ron Paul is stepping off the presidential campaign trail to vote against raising the federal debt ceiling. The Texas congressm...

Evangelical Leaders Calls Callista Gingrich A 'Mistress For 8 Years'

Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

In making his case for Rick Santorum as the conservative consensus' alternative to Mitt Romney at a conference in Texas over the weekend, evangelical ...