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Jim DeMint (AP Photo)

Leading conservative says Obama will win tax fight

WASHINGTON (AP) – A leading conservative who’s resigning from the Senate is predicting that President Barack Obama will win the battle over raising taxes.


Jim DeMint (AP Photo)

Sen. DeMint resigning to head conservative group

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Republican U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, a tea party favorite who has bucked party leaders to back challenges to centrist veterans he didn’t view as conservative enough, is resigning to lead a conservative think tank.


South Carolina voter ID law gets judges' scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal judges are questioning whether South Carolina can wait until 2014 to put its new voter ID law into effect. A three-judge panel raised the question Monday as an attorney for South […]


South Carolina voter ID law trial winds down

WASHINGTON (AP) – Attorneys planned to wrap up testimony Friday in the federal trial over whether South Carolina‘s voter ID law discriminates against minority voters. The Obama administration rejected the law requiring voters show specific […]


Federal court rejects new Texas voter photo ID law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A tough Texas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls discriminates against low-income blacks and Hispanics, a federal court ruled Thursday, wiping out for the November election a […]


Tea party gets its man in Ryan for vice president

(AP) – The tea party didn’t get its man in Mitt Romney. But it got one of its ideological heroes in the Republican presidential ticket’s No. 2 slot. Romney’s decision to make Wisconsin Rep. Paul […]


Bond set for SC man accused of tainting dialysis

(AP) – A judge has set a $525,000 bond for a man who authorities say poured bleach into the water tanks used for kidney dialysis machines as revenge against his employer. A spokesman for Fresenius […]




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