GOP civil war rages as McCarthy falls

Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s startling decision to pull out of the race for speaker of the House of Representatives was the latest vivid illustration of how today’s Republican Party is bitterly divided between hardcore conservatives and pragmatists.

Eugene Robinson: Chaos is the GOP’s new normal

At this point, I worry we’re going to start finding members of the Republican establishment curled up in their beds, eyes clenched shut and ears covered with trembling hands, moaning “make it stop, make it stop, make it stop.”

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SC flood recovery starts as sun returns

Another Richland dam breaks; crews try to fix breach in Columbia Canal

Thousands seek clean water at distribution centers

Damage assessments starts as Gov. Haley urges caution on broken roads

GoGamecocks' Josh Kendall and David Cloninger preview South Carolina's game against LSU, the location change, stopping Leonard Fournette and who will start at quarterback.

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