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Tim Scott Becomes First Black Senator To Be Elected By Popular Vote In The South

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Tim Scott was re-elected to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Scott defeated Democrat Joyce Dickerson. Scott became a senator in 2013, when...

Joyce Dickerson Loses 2014 South Carolina Senate Race To Incumbent Tim Scott

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Joyce Dickerson lost her bid for the U.S. Senate on Tuesday to incumbent Tim Scott (R). Dickerson serves on the Richland County Council, a...

Republican Senators Coast To Re-Election In South Carolina

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

In South Carolina, Republicans Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott were re-elected to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. Graham, wh...

Tim Scott Wins GOP Primary In South Carolina, Could Become State's First Elected Black Senator

AP | By MEG KINNARD | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tim Scott easily won the Republican primary in South Carolina on Tuesday, setting up a general election that could m...

Jon Ward

A Day With The New Populists

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 05.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Populism is fashionable in Washington these days. That's for good reason. Strong currents of dissatisfaction with the nation's capit...

Paul Blumenthal

Republicans Launch Second Post-McCutcheon Supercommittee To Tap Megadonors

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Every year, the Republican Party launches a fundraising committee linking a handful of its most important Senate candidates together to ...

South Carolina Republicans Skip Event Honoring Judge Who Helped Bring Down Segregation

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics

South Carolina's two Republican U.S. senators, as well as the congressman representing the area, all skipped a recent event in Charleston honoring a j...

Republicans Speak Their Mind On Obama's New Health Secretary Nominee

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

By David Morgan WASHINGTON, April 13 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's new nominee for health secretary drew some early political f...

Our Voice, Our Vote!

Richard Fowler | Posted 06.09.2014 | Media
Richard Fowler

Young people can be doing a lot more to get their issues covered in the mainstream media. It starts by being proactive about pushing the issues to the forefront.

I Stand With the NAACP!

Richard Fowler | Posted 05.03.2014 | Media
Richard Fowler

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has a mission of ensuring the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. This mission is not bounded by political party or viewpoint.

Jon Ward

GOP Senator Says Fighting For Corporate America Is A 'Trap'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) was amused, more than anything else, by his upcoming cameo in a NowThis News video referencing the Netflix serie...

Tim Scott's Misleading Tax Claims Explored

FactCheck.org | Lori Robertson | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Sen. Tim Scott claims that the Affordable Care Act’s taxes of $800 billion hit small busi...

Climate Change Chatter, Issue 13, SOTU Edition

Bill Chameides | Posted 04.02.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

President Barack Obama addresses the nation from the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol, Jan. 28, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Luci...

Mr. President: Americans Want More Than a Pen and Phone -- They Want Jobs

John Murray | Posted 03.30.2014 | Politics
John Murray

Here we are in the sixth year of President Obama's tenure, and as he prepares to deliver yet another State of the Union address, people are paying attention to the White House's recent messaging shifts.

Tea Party Favorite Refuses To Endorse Republican Colleague

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), a tea party-backed freshman, on Wednesday refused to endorse fellow South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham for reelect...

Conservatives Arrive In D.C. For Major Summit

Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

Conservatives from all circles are gathering in Washington, D.C. this weekend to address the 2013 Values Voter Summit. Hosted by the Family Researc...

Obama: Time To Turn The Page On Big Woes

AP | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the housing market is healing, but it's time to turn the page on the "bubble-and-bust mentality" that l...

Sanford Comeback Complete

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor whose extramarital affair derailed his political career, returned to Co...

Sanford Could Be Wild Card In Congress

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics

* Republican Sanford does not owe national party after win * Democrats say result undermines Republican pitch to women (Adds settle...

Jon Ward

Down To The Wire In South Carolina

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

BEAUFORT, S.C. -- It may have been a slip of the subconscious, or a phrase often used in small talk that sneaked out of the candidate's mind before sh...

Sanford Nabs Big Tea Party Endorsement

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) was endorsed by the Tea Party Express in the special election for South Carolina’s 1st Congressional Dis...

GOP Challenger Hits Mark Sanford In Debate

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

By BRUCE SMITH, The Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The man running against former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford in a GOP runoff for an ope...

Colbert Busch Scores Big Endorsement

North Charleston Patch | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics

Just two days after winning the Democratic primary, congressional candidate Elizabeth Colbert Busch scored another political party’s endorsement....

Stephen Colbert's Sister Wins Big

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics

(Rewrites with Colbert projected to win by CNN) By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., March 19 (Reuters) - Elizabeth Colbe...

Ex-Governor's Future Lies In Hands Of Few

Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

By BRUCE SMITH, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLESTON, S.C. — Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's hopes for a political comeback are now in the h...