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Wiretap: Low blows and dirty tricks mark South Carolina’s GOP race

Dirty politics Welcome to South Carolina, where dirty tricks and brawling are how they play the game in Republican primary politics. As Lindsey Graham put...

Accused Planned Parenthood shooter registered as male voter in South Carolina

When it comes to voter registration in two states, for accused Planned Parenthood shooter Robert Lewis Dear, it's a bit of a he-said-she-said. A former voter with Dear's...

Wiretap: Video shows white cop flip black student in her desk

Once again Another video, another white cop, another black kid, this time in a South Carolina school in which a schoolroom incident turns into a...

What about that other flag and the racist legacy of the...

You know the flag -- the one that has waved as government officials in the U.S. have built the country on the backs of...

Wiretap: Confederate battle flag falls in South Carolina

Never rise again The South Carolina Senate votes to finally end the Civil War -- or at least take down the Confederate battle flag -- by...

Wiretap: Rand Paul wants government out of marriage

Right side The momentous Supreme Court rulings show how quickly America seems to be moving, and Politico asks whether the GOP can keep up. Every...

Littwin: Taking down the Confederate flag and racist pride, too

It's not the end of racism, any more that electing and re-electing Barack Obama was the end of racism. But it might just be the end of pretending that racism doesn't exist, the end of pretending that somehow talking about race is the real racism, the end of the idea that all we have to do to end racial discrimination is just announce that we'll stop discriminating.

Romney’s shaky record on abortion draws attack from left and right

As Saturday's South Carolina primary voting draws close, presidential candidate Mitt Romney is being savaged on the right for his shifting stance on abortion, just as he was savaged months ago on the left for his shifting stance on abortion.

Amazon puts screws to South Carolina, wins another battle in retail...

Amazon.com won another battle in its e-commerce war against Mainstreet retailers last month. South Carolina gave the online giant a $5 million building site, a property tax break and a series of other tax credits and exemptions worth tens of millions in exchange for the jobs Amazon promised to bring in setting up a distribution center there. The wrangling over the deal pitted business interests against business interests and conflicted state lawmakers, including GOP Governor Nikki Haley, who in the end backed off early opposition. It's a battle that has been waged in states around the country over the past few years and, in a lesser form, here in Colorado.

DeMint on Buck endorsement: ‘We’ve got to have an earthquake election’

South Carolina U.S. Senator and national conservative-movement lawmaker leader Jim DeMint officially announced he was endorsing Weld County DA Ken Buck in the Colorado Republican primary contest aimed at taking Sen. Michael Bennet's seat this November. DeMint said he had been watching the race closely for months but that he had waited to see how "Coloradans would speak."