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Faith raises its ugly, intolerant head in S.C. primary

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham's six Republican primary challengers frequently and loudly question whether he's conservative enough. But, in a deeply religious state, they haven't...

Mark Sanford continues comeback bid by winning GOP nomination for House...

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford on Tuesday cleared another hurdle in his bid for political redemption, defeating a former Charleston County council member...

Romney opens up big lead in South Carolina

Uh. Oh. Bad news for the "Occupy Mitt Romney" movement.  The candidate who is supposed to be in trouble after a close call in...

Could be the worst winter the South ever thaw

It could be days before icy, treacherous conditions improve for areas of the South hit by a wintry blast that sent cars sliding off...

Tea Party’s diverse agenda could be a problem

South Carolina tea party activist Sunny O'Donovan plans to travel to Washington in January to personally witness the swearing-in of her new congressman, Jeff...

Democrats cut deal to avoid leadership battle

House Democrats averted a messy leadership struggle, clearing the way for Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer to become second in command of their new minority...

McConnell says banning pork ain’t that easy

Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell says banning pork-barrel projects known as "earmarks" from congressional legislation is more complicated than it appears but that...

Trends to watch after the polls close

How early will America know if it's a Republican romp or if Democrats somehow minimized their damage? There should be plenty of clues Tuesday...

DeMint to Republicans: Accept Tea Party, get over it

Sen. Jim DeMint proudly recalls the moment he became a thorn in the side of the Republican establishment. In the gloomy weeks following the party's...

Primary season slogs towards contentious end

The primary season is ending as it began, the Republican establishment on one side in state after state, and tea party activists on another. The...