Jeb Bush, the leader in recent S.C. GOP presidential primary polls, returned to the Palmetto State on Monday, more than a week after he called off a Charleston town-hall meeting scheduled for the day after nine African-American parishioners were gunned down.
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David Sweat, 35, a murderer who had been serving a sentence of life without parole, was in critical condition at Albany Medical Center late Sunday night, according to Dennis McKenna, the hospital’s medical director.
The Sons of Confederate Veterans knew an attack on their cherished symbols would come after seeing photos of the white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers displaying Confederate battle flags. They just didn't expect it from their right flank.