Posted by JAMIE SELF on October 30, 2014
Governor's race profile
Nikki Haley was angry during her first year in office.
The Lexington Republican was angry at the GOP establishment for failing to embrace her bid for governor. She was angry at legislators, after being punished by House Republican leaders for pushing on-the-record voting when she was a state representative. She was angry at the media for reporting unproven allegations of affairs.
Posted by CASSIE COPE on October 30, 2014
The S.C. House of Representatives should disperse more power among its members by restricting the terms of its speaker and prohibiting members from having leadership political action committees, a panel proposed Thursday.
The House also would step up its oversight of state agencies if the proposals, made by a panel tasked with reforming House rules, are adopted at the House’s December organization meeting.
“It’s important to change leadership in the speaker’s position periodically,” said acting Speaker Jay Lucas, who is expected to be elected speaker at the December meeting.
Posted by SAMATHA EHLINGER on October 30, 2014
– U.S. Rep. James Clyburn does not face a difficult re-election on Tuesday, but that doesn’t mean the Columbia Democrat has not been busy this campaign season.
Posted by ANDREW SHAIN on October 30, 2014
The state Election Commission decided Thursday to delay voting in the S.C. House seat once held by former House Speaker Bobby Harrell and hold a special election in December.
Posted by JAMIE SELF on October 29, 2014
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham's jokes about Baptists and all-male clubs recently elicited laughter during a private event for one such all-male group.
Posted by ANDREW SHAIN on October 29, 2014
Like emptying a pebble from a shoe, state Rep. Ted Vick’s attorney was able to get a 2013 drunk-driving charge against the lawmaker dismissed Wednesday on a technicality.