Romney campaigns in Augusta

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney told a crowd of about 300 people in Augusta on Wednesday that the key to helping the middle class, creating jobs and solving poverty is to vote Republicans into Congress on Nov. 4.
By Tracey McManus

GOP seeks delay on Harrell seat election

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The state Election Commission will meet Thursday to consider a request by Republicans to delay the election for former Speaker Bobby Harrell's Charleston-area House seat.
By Bruce Smith

Deal compares Democrat Carter to Obama

ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is joining GOP candidates across the country increasingly working to tie their Democratic opponents to President Obama in the final days of his campaign against Jason Carter.
By Kathleen Foody

Stone, Evans on the road in busy District 23 race

Two-term Republican Jesse C. Stone and Democratic activist Diane Evans might be two of the busier individuals criss-crossing District 23 in pursuit of the state Senate seat.
By Susan McCord

State to weigh special election for Harrell's seat

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The South Carolina Election Commission meets Thursday to consider whether to order a special election for the House Speaker seat.
By Bruce Smith

Romney campaigns in Augusta

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney told a crowd of about 300 people in Augusta on Wednesday that the key to helping the middle class, creating jobs and solving poverty is to vote Republicans into Congress on Nov. 4.
By Tracey McManus

Independent ends run for governor, endorses Sheheen

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Independent candidate Tom Ervin ended his campaign for governor and endorsed Democratic Sen. Vincent Sheheen.
By Jeffrey Collins

Scott, challengers tackle issues in Senate debate

COLUMBIA - U.S. Sen. Tim Scott shared a debate stage with his opponents for the first time, discussing a range of issues from the power of incumbency to foreign affairs.
By Meg Kinnard

Georgia's Michelle Nunn turns to civil rights icon

DECATUR, Ga. - Michelle Nunn's difficult political balancing act as she seeks Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat was on full display at a rally Monday alongside civil rights icon John Lewis.
By Bill Barrow

Lieutenant governor candidates debate experience, vision

COLUMBIA - The candidates vying to be South Caro­lina's last elected lieutenant governor traded barbs in their only debate over who has the right experience and vision.
By Seanna Adcox

Harrell's name to stay on ballot

The state Election Commission said the contest will go forward with former South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell's name on the ballot, though he could not be the winner.

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LBJ's unfortunate Augusta visit

President Lyndon Johnson had every reason to feel confident about his campaign stop in Augusta 50 years ago this week. Then he was heckled. 

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Details of Augusta's proposed stormwater fee emerge

Typical homeowners will pay $6.40 a month while large property owners could get up to 60 percent credit toward Augusta's new stormwater fee under plans detailed at a Wednesday budget work session.
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