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SUNDAY BUZZ: Andre Bauer not putting brakes on possible SC governor’s run

12/08/2013 7:16 AM

12/08/2013 10:15 AM

Former S.C. Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer is not ruling out a third-party run for governor next year.

“I’m hearing more and more people say they are fed up with the two-party system,” the former Republican officeholder told The Buzz. “And they have asked me about running."

Asked if a third-party run would end up siphoning enough votes away from Republican Gov. Nikki Haley to give the race to Democrat state Sen. Vincent Sheheen, Bauer shot back: “You don’t think a third-party candidate (can) win?”

Also in the Sunday Buzz -- some of the week's best posts: When Strom met Nelson, S.C. pastors headed to meeting with 2016 hopeful Mike Huckabee, which S.C. lawmakers hitched a ride with Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Vincent Sheheen's taste test in Hilton Head.

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