Ethics troubles before inauguration?
South Carolina's lieutenant governor-elect Henry McMaster faces state ethics charges for raking in more cash in his 2010 gubernatorial campaign than state law allowed.
The ex-S.C. attorney general and ex-U.S. attorney raised $72,700 from donors who already had given him the maximum allowed amount for the election cycle, according to the S.C. Ethics Commission.
Scott picked for whip team
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U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-Charleston, was picked by U.S. Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, to be part of his 10-member vote-counting whip team -- a nice hat tip to Scott, whose first statewide win in November was a historic election. Scott was sworn in Tuesday as part of the most diverse Congress in history.
Boehner re-elected U.S. House speaker, Gowdy, Duncan get a vote each
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Bill could make it easier to investigate, prosecute sex trafficking cases
Benedict College officer's quick decision avoided 'Ferguson-like' incident
Andrew Young to speak as USC honors MLK
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham gifts new senator from Iowa a castration device on first day
Jake Gyllenhaal, Jessica Biel flick shot in Columbia in 2008, set for February release
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The presidential race is on: For cash, polls and buzz
Republican Jeb Bush forms a new PAC
Rubio says he understands Americans' frustration with immigrants
State House today
• 1 p.m.: Judiciary Subcommittee onS.3
(Gressette 308 /Agenda
• 1:30 p.m.: Judiciary Subcommittee onS.1
(Gressette 105 /Agenda
• 11 a.m.: Legislative Oversight Committee (Blatt 521 /Agenda
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