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June 6, 2014

MORNING BUZZ: 2016 hopefuls Bobby Jindal and Rick Perry in SC again, legislative session ends in controversy, a Dem in statewide office?

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

Welcome back Bobby Jindal. The Louisiana governor and 2016 White House hopeful will headline the S.C. GOP party's annual Silver Elephant dinner on Friday in Columbia. He spoke at Gov. Nikki Haley's re-election kickoff last summer. Meanwhile, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, another guest speaker at Haley's re-election party and another presidential prospect, is coming to the Palmetto State for a third time in a year to a Dorchester GOP barbecue next month featuring the South Carolina's CEO.

S.C. legislative session started, ended with controversy / Ethics reform held up / Highlight reel / Photo gallery

Democrat considers becoming lieutenant governor in GOP-dominated state, McConnell delays resignation

Education, taxes, aging on the agenda in race for South Carolina’s No. 2 post

Anti-Lindsey Graham group’s S.C. robo-calls likely illegal but common

South Carolina passes statewide texting ban

Congressman Clyburn: Hillary Clinton should be challenged in 2016

Stone Brewing Co. plans visit to South Carolina after new law signed

Charleston Mayor Joe Riley reports positive meeting with former President Bill Clinton on African American Museum

University of Charleston bill to be revisited Tuesday

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