Articles from the South Carolina National section archive

Monday, July 19, 2010

Greene fuzzy on data he quoted

An analysis by The Associated Press shows Senate candidate Alvin Greene's claims don't always match the facts.
By Meg Kinnard

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Senate nominee faces no charges

COLUMBIA, S.C. --- U.S. Senate candidate Alvin Greene will face no state charges over the unemployed veteran's $10,440 filing fee in South Carolina's primary, the state's top police officer said ...

Friday, July 9, 2010

Haley backs Wilson's run

COLUMBIA --- Conservatives in U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson's district are facing facts: They're angry that he voted for the 2008 bailout, but they know opposing him could send his opponent to Congress.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Wilson speaks on health care, immigration reform

AIKEN --- U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-Lexington, continued his round of town hall meetings Wednesday evening at Oakwood-Windsor Elementary School.
By Julia Sellers

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

'Turtle' must now take on DeMint

MANNING, S.C. --- Alvin Greene earned the nickname "turtle" in high school, but nearly four weeks ago, he turned South Carolina's political scene upside down in the race for a U.S. Senate seat.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Congressman Inglis loses SC runoff

GREENVILLE, S.C. - U.S. Rep. Bob Inglis has been bounced from his longtime seat by a well-known prosecutor after challengers questioned the Republican's conservative credentials.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

FEC complaint on Greene is in works

On Sunday, President Obama's senior adviser David Axelrod told NBC's Meet the Press that Alvin Greene doesn't appear to be a legitimate candidate.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Lack of explanations makes way for conspiracy theories

With South Carolina's sordid history of dirty politics, it's no wonder conspiracy theories abound about an unknown, unemployed military veteran winning the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Senate primary winner refuses to quit

South Carolina's Democratic Party asked surprise U.S. Senate nominee Alvin Greene to withdraw after learning he faces a felony obscenity charge.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

It's no lie: Wilson defeats Black again

Joe Wilson easily won the GOP primary for the 2nd District, and Jane Dyer topped Aiken's Brian Doyle in the 3rd District Democratic primary.

Jobless veteran shocks Democratic leadership

Alvin Greene, who raised no money for his campaign, won the Democratic primary and moved on to face Republican U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, who coasted to victory.

Sunday, May 30, 2010

DeMint's primary looks easy

With his nomination for a second U.S. Senate term a near-given, tea party hero Jim DeMint is spending far more time helping elect like-minded conservatives to Congress than addressing the nominal ...

GOP candidates for S.C. House seek identity farthest right

The race to fill an open congressional seat for South Carolina's 3rd District features six Republicans clamoring to outflank one another on the right, who differentiate themselves largely by ...
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