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Poll: Gingrich Leads Romney In South Carolina

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Newt, Polls, Republicans, Romney, South Carolina

Pubilc Policy Polling, which has done some great work over the years, has Gingrich up in their first day of polling: Newt Gingrich led Mitt Romney 34-28 in PPP’s South Carolina polling last night, the first of what will be three nights of tracking. Ron Paul at 15%, Rick Santorum at 14%, Rick Perry at […]

January 20th, 2012 | Permalink| No Comments »

Huckabee Handily Wins South Carolina Straw Poll

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Huckabee, Romney, South Carolina

Here’s how it shook out, according to CNN: Huckabee: 23% Gingrich: 11% Bachmann: 10% Romney: 8% Pawlenty: 7% Trump: 7% The rest (Haley Barbour, John Bolton, Godfather’s Pizza CEO Herman Cain, Mitch Daniels, Jon Huntsman, Gary Johnson, Sarah Palin, Ron Paul and Rick Santorum): 34% The usual caveats apply…straw polls are usually just a popularity […]

April 2nd, 2011 | Permalink| 21 Comments »

Sanford Used State Funds To Visit Mistress

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Money, South Carolina

Politico did some digging and the results reveal a Governor that is even more at odds with his public persona. Long story short, he definitely used taxpayer funds to go visit his mistress. More at True/Slant. Tweet

July 17th, 2009 | Permalink| 25 Comments »

Ensign And Sanford Won’t Resign, And…

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bad Decisions, Nevada, Republicans, South Carolina

Sanford I have fewer problems with not resigning, although I think he should save South Carolina the embarrassment. His attention is clearly divided at this point and he let down the voters by abandoning his post. But Ensign fired his mistress’ husband from his staff and then continued to pursue her after the fact. Not […]

July 14th, 2009 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

South Carolina GOP Heavyweights Call For Sanford To Resign

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Republicans, South Carolina

Amid fresh revelations that Sanford crossed a physical line with more women than his previously acknowledged Argentine affair, Republicans in South Carolina are letting the embattled Governor know publicly (and privately) that he should get with the program and scram. From The State: On Wednesday afternoon, Senate President Pro Tempore Glenn McConnell became the latest […]

July 1st, 2009 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

Really Fox News?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Media, South Carolina

Not that this is a big deal, and it very well could have been an innocent mistake…but come on… Tweet

June 25th, 2009 | Permalink| 7 Comments »

Gov Sanford-Man of Mystery

By donar | Related entries in Cartoons, Political Graffiti, South Carolina


June 24th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

Sanford Admits International Affair After Strange Disappearance

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bad Decisions, South Carolina

I didn’t write about this before because it seemed odd, but there wasn’t a lot of there there. Now there’s plenty. From The State: Gov. Mark Sanford admitted today that his secret trip to Argentina over Father’s Day weekend was to visit a woman he is having an affair with. “I have developed a relationship […]

June 24th, 2009 | Permalink| 12 Comments »

ANP Report (VIDEO): Sen. Lindsey Graham Debates Himself on Detainee Torture

By American News Project | Related entries in Bush, Civil Liberties, Congress, Guantanamo Bay, News, Politics, South Carolina, The War On Terrorism, Torture, Transparency, War

2008 Senator Lindsey Graham seems to disagree with 2009 Lindsey Graham. This is Mike Fritz and David Murdock from ANP. Senator Lindsey Graham was a passionate critic of the Bush Justice attorneys during this past summer’s Armed Services Committee hearings on interrogation. Lately, however, Graham seems to have had second thoughts on the matter. At […]

May 20th, 2009 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

McCain Wins South Carolina

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in South Carolina

MSNBC just called it, but I’m linking to CNN. The state has 8 electoral votes. Tweet

November 4th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »