The Buzz

April 6, 2014

SUNDAY BUZZ: How Lazarus (the mammoth) rose again

The Buzz

A blog from The State's political team of Cassie Cope, Jamie Self and Andy Shain. Email tips to

Harvey Peeler's principled mission to put an end to declaring official state symbols, animals, "whatevers" hit a snag last week when Peeler's effort was suddenly at odds with the political prowess of a third-grader.

The S.C. House celebrated Amanda Loveday, former S.C. Democratic Party executive director, getting a new job with U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-Columbia. (The move means she won't be so focused on zinging state Republicans anymore).

News from the U.S. Senate race includes state Sen. Lee Bright, R-Spartanburg, getting to know Dave Feliciano, the Spartanburg cop who made waves briefly on the campaign trail for U.S. Senate.

Bright said of speaking at length with Feliciano: “I was impressed. I could see his heart. There’s a lack of that in politics. He was a guy that wanted to do something.”

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