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June 24, 2014

MORNING BUZZ: Harrell's Supreme Court hearing + Primary runoffs

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

Happening today: Where should ethics complaints against S.C. legislators go first -- the courthouse or the State House? The S.C. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments at 2:30 p.m. over S.C Attorney General Alan Wilson's appeal of Circuit Court Judge Casey Manning's ruling that a State Grand Jury cannot weigh political-corruption allegations against House Speaker Bobby Harrell before they are weighed first by the House Ethics Committee. ETV will stream the post-legislative session fireworks show ... Low voter turnout is expected for the primary runoffs . We have everything you need to know about going to the polls.

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Two of the longest-serving members of Congress face primary elections Tuesday that could end their political careers.

Gov. Nikki Haley's schedule:

8:30 AM: Gov. Nikki Haley and First Gentleman Michael Haley will vote at Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church

9:30 AM: Haley will join Commissioner of Agriculture, Hugh Weathers and S.C. Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Director, Duane Parrish to introduce the S.C. Chef Ambassador Program, State House, first floor lobby

10:30 AM: Haley will visit and tour the Office of Executive Policy and Programs, Wade Hampton and Edgar Brown Building

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