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FEEDBACK:  Text of the week

FEEDBACK:  Text of the week

SENN:  Andy Im  just getting around to reading old newspapers. As you may know I have always been a Henry supporter. But to say that the female candidate “charmed her way into the wallets of republican businessmen” rather than she earned their respect enough to give her money is totally sexist! And here I thought Liberals were not supposed to be sexist!

by · 08/11/2017 · Commentary, Feedback
State Rep. Bill Crosby, R-North Charleston, during floor debate in June.

NEWS: Look for much of the same at Statehouse despite new faces

By Bill Davis, senior editor | South Carolina should expect more of the same at the Statehouse next year — but with a twist after this week’s general election results, observers say.

The state House of Representatives will welcome 18 new members in December when it reorganizes. Republicans bolstered their majority in the 124-member House to 80 members as they picked up two seats Tuesday. In the Midlands, Republican Rick Martin took the Democratic seat of retiring Rep. Walt McLeod. On the coast, former Charleston County GOP Chair Lin Bennett beat Democratic candidate Bob Aubin in the District 114 race to replace Rep. Mary Tinkler, a Democrat who opted to leave the house to run for Charleston County Treasurer. (She won.)

by · 11/11/2016 · News

BRIEFS: On S.C.’s police culture, governor’s vetoes, residency

Staff reports | A series of four national opinion pieces critical of the state’s police culture has led to a rebuttal from the head of the State Law Enforcement Division. Also in Briefs: Gov. Nikki Haley’s 2016 budget vetoes and an update on the state Senate 41 Republican primary and residency.

by · 06/10/2016 · News, News briefs, Politics
BRACK: Fix squishy candidate residency laws

BRACK: Fix squishy candidate residency laws

By Andy Brack, editor and publisher | You, like most people, probably figure that candidates who run for state House and Senate are required to live in the district in which they run.

You’d be pretty much right. But there’s a big loophole: You only have to live in the district on election days and on the day you file for the office.

by · 05/13/2016 · Andy Brack, Commentary