Stories by Brian Bakst

Saturday, Aug 11, 2012

Ryan seen as Romney's bridge across GOP spectrum

Even before Wisconsin sent Paul Ryan to Congress, he was meticulously carving a path that seemed to point only upward.
By Brian Bakst

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012

Campaign heads to SC

Rick Perry -- who comes to Aiken today --  is pouring on the down-home charm as he seeks a campaign revival in South Carolina.
By Brian Bakst

Monday, Jan. 2, 2012

Perry, Bachman coming to SC after Iowa vote

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Rick Perry and Michelle Bachmann plan to make their next -- and possibly last -- stands in South Carolina.
By Brian Bakst

Sunday, Aug 14, 2011

Pawlenty ends White House bid

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty dropped out of the race for the GOP presidential nomination on Sunday, hours after finishing a disappointing third in the Iowa straw poll.
By Brian Bakst

Monday, June 13, 2011

Bachmann enters presidential race

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, an outspoken Republican with close ties to the tea party, announced Monday that she is running for president, a candidacy that could ...
By Brian Bakst
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Evans mother gets probation
An Evans mother on Wednesday pleaded guilty to six counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and was sentenced to six years on probation in a case that both the defense and prosecuting ...