Elections 2016

Elections 2016

In Indiana, Kasich voters rebel against Cruz

Some of John Kasich’s supporters in Indiana are disappointed that the Ohio governor is bypassing their state and are not buying into the “stop Trump” vote. Some voters see the pact and the early vice presidential choice of Carly Fiorina by Ted Cruz to be political gamesmanship.

Elections 2016

Would Trump be most ‘unpresidential’ president ever?

The definition of acting “presidential” – for denizens of the White House and even their pets – has, at times, been stretched. But as Donald Trump struggles with admonitions from advisers who want the pugnacious Republican front-runner to ratchet back his freewheeling bombast, those who study the presidency say he’s got a long way to go.

Elections 2016

Candidate filings in Richland, Lexington counties Tuesday

These candidates have filed for elective office in Richland and Lexington counties. Filing opened March 16 and ends at noon Wednesday. Those who filed Tuesday are marked by an asterisk. Incumbents are marked by an (i). Primary elections among candidates of the same political party will occur June 14, with the general election Nov. 8.

Candidates

Trump and Cruz continue clash over spouses

Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas traded insults on Easter Sunday morning over recent smears against their wives, while Trump ruled out creating internment camps for U.S. Muslims and said he would study a proposal to allow delegates to bring guns to the Republican National Convention.

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VIDEO: South Carolina Hispanics talk immigration and presidential candidates 02:09

VIDEO: South Carolina Hispanics talk immigration and presidential candidates

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VIDEO: John Kasich mentions Steve Spurrier as a running mate option

VIDEO: Republican Presidential Candidate John Kasich Exclusive Interview 09:58

VIDEO: Republican Presidential Candidate John Kasich Exclusive Interview

VIDEO: Republican Presidential Candidate Ben Carson Exclusive Interview 10:29

VIDEO: Republican Presidential Candidate Ben Carson Exclusive Interview

Donald Trump highlights from S.C. visit 02:47

Donald Trump highlights from S.C. visit

VIDEO: Donald Trump versus Lindsey Graham 02:40

VIDEO: Donald Trump versus Lindsey Graham

Winthrop's 'Think College' for students with intellectual disabilities to graduate first 3 01:49

Winthrop's 'Think College' for students with intellectual disabilities to graduate first 3

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Truck dumps 50,000 pounds of potatoes, closing North Carolina highway

'Little Miss Flint' gets more than a moment of President Obama's time 00:52

'Little Miss Flint' gets more than a moment of President Obama's time

Frank Martin speaks about recruiting class, updates suspensions 06:10

Frank Martin speaks about recruiting class, updates suspensions

Will Muschamp speaks in Inman with a question from Frank Martin 03:23

Will Muschamp speaks in Inman with a question from Frank Martin

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VIDEO: Hillary Clinton Proves Herself to South Carolina

Drawing overwhelming support from African-American voters, Hillary Clinton won South Carolina's Primary in a rout over Bernie Sanders. Voters discussed her appeal as she delivered her speech at her Primary Night Event inside the USC Volleyball Center on Saturday, February 27, 2016, in Columbia, South Carolina.
Gerry Melendez gmelendez@thestate.com
VIDEO: Hillary Clinton Proves Herself to South Carolina 01:38

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton Proves Herself to South Carolina

VIDEO: South Carolina Hispanics talk immigration and presidential candidates 02:09

VIDEO: South Carolina Hispanics talk immigration and presidential candidates

VIDEO: John Kasich mentions Steve Spurrier as a running mate option 00:21

VIDEO: John Kasich mentions Steve Spurrier as a running mate option

VIDEO: Republican Presidential Candidate John Kasich Exclusive Interview 09:58

VIDEO: Republican Presidential Candidate John Kasich Exclusive Interview