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She’s back

No couple in America stirs emotions like Bill and Hillary Clinton, so when she showed up at an Iowa political festival acting more and more like a presidential candidate, it caused quite a flap among those who have begun such movements as “Ready For Hillary,” and also among those who’d rather see anybody than her become president. But it proved one thing: that even after decades in the spotlight of the political arena, she still commands attention.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 9:29 a.m. | Updated: sep. 19, 2014 6:00 a.m. | She’s back Comments 0 Comments

The Harrell case

It was another black eye for South Carolina last week when Rep. Bobby Harrell, speaker of the House of Representatives, was indicted by a Richland County grand jury on nine counts, including illegally using campaign money for personal expenses, filing false campaign disclosures and misconduct in office. Harrell suspended himself -- how’s that for an oddity? -- and will now face his government accusers. South Carolina certainly doesn’t have a monopoly on political malfeasance but the Palmetto State has had more than its share of governmental scandal. We say that fully recognizing that Harrell is innocent until proven guilty.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 10:14 a.m. | Updated: sep. 17, 2014 6:00 a.m. | The Harrell case Comments 0 Comments


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