Tag: south carolina

Associated PressNovember 24, 2015

Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush is coming back for South Carolina for a series of events in the Upstate. The former Florida governor is starting his swing Tuesday with a Salvation Army event in Greenville at 1 p.m. At 3 p.m., he stops by Spartanburg’s Beacon Drive-In, a restaurant that has become a must-see for […]

Associated PressNovember 12, 2015

For months, Marco Rubio‘s campaign team in South Carolina operated out of a staffer’s garage, plotting strategy for the first-in-the-South primary from freshly painted yard sale furniture and tiny classroom desks. The shoestring budget setup was a point of pride for the Republican presidential candidate’s team. Now, with Rubio enjoying a burst of momentum as […]

Staff ReportsOctober 5, 2015

Gov. Rick Scott has sent a team of “hazard managers” to South Carolina to assist in the Palmetto State’s response to record flooding in the wake of Hurricane Joaquin. From the Monday afternoon press release: The seven-member team from the Jacksonville area arrived in South Carolina yesterday and are working jointly with South Carolina’s state government […]

Mitch PerryOctober 1, 2015

Since I’ve been following politics, it’s been a common complaint to question why the two major political parties have allowed two relatively homogenous states like Iowa and New Hampshire to have such an outsized influence in choosing our presidential nominees. And over the past three presidential cycles, invariably there’s been “serious” proposals floated to change the cycle, […]

Phil AmmannSeptember 19, 2015

As fall arrives, so does two all-American traditions — football and politics. And with the 2016 presidential race in full swing, candidates are beginning to stake ground in both fields. On Saturday, Republican candidate Jeb Bush takes his White House ambitions to Athens, Georgia for the game between the Carolina Gamecocks and the Georgia Bulldogs. […]


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