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Tim Scott Beats Paul Thurmond In South Carolina GOP Congressional Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Voters in South Carolina nominated a black Republican lawmaker for an open congressional seat Tuesday, rejecting a renowned political name and potenti...

Tim Scott, Black Congressional Candidate, Looking Likely To Beat Strom Thurmond's Son In South Carolina GOP Primary

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

62 years ago, then-South Carolina Governor Strom Thurmond ran for President on a segregationist "Dixiecrat" platform. During his campaign, he made a s...

Paul Thurmond, Strom's Son, Eyes S.C. Congressional Bid

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The son of late U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond says he may run for an open congressional seat in South Carolina. Republican Paul T...

A Historical Perspective On Divided Democratic Conventions

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Don't buy into the media narrative that this is some sort of "divided party" -- because today's Democrats aren't. All true Democrats are pulling hard to defeat the legacy of George W. Bush.