Unknown South Carolina Democratic Senate nominee faces felony charge

How did a 32-year-old unemployed vet who lives with his parents and who faces a felony charge end up the Democratic nominee for Senate in South Carolina? That’s a question vexing political professionals in the Palmetto state and one that has some smelling a Republican rat in the primary process that saw Alvin Greene, a political novice and unknown, defeat a former state legislator and prosecutor to emerge as the challenger to Republican Senator Jim DeMint. Greene ran no public campaign. He didn’t have signs, a web site or ads. He didn’t raise money. He did have a pending felony
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