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Clinton gets nod from former Attorney General Eric Holder

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Former Attorney General Eric Holder is backing Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary for president and will campaign for her in an upcoming trip to South Carolina. It's a key endorsement as Clinton tries to maintain…

The fight for the Iowa Democratic Caucus, by the Numbers

With three weeks until the Iowa Democratic caucus, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has shot up in the polls, registering his first Iowa lead against front-runner Hillary Clinton, according to this morning’s Quinnipiac poll. One reason for Sanders’ surge could be…

Full Text: Gov. Haley's State of the Union Response

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- Following is the full text of the Republican Address to the Nation by Gov. Nikki Haley (R-SC), as prepared for delivery: "Good evening. "I'm Nikki Haley, Governor of the great state of South Carolina. "I'm speaking tonight…

Gov. Haley's response to the State of the Union

(ABC News) -- With the end of President Obama’s final State of the Union address, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley sought in her Republican Party response to turn the page on his presidency and look towards the future -– one she…

Candidates stump in SC ahead of GOP Debate

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)-- Ohio Governor John Kasich, Former Governor Mike Huckabee, Senator Marco Rubio and Senator Ted Cruz are in South Carolina Wednesday. The Republican candidates are campaigning in the Low Country. The campaign stops come a day before the Republican Debate…

New Iowa Poll Shows Ted Cruz and Donald Trump In Tight Battle

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump flashes thumbs up after an address to a group of supporters at a campaign stop at the Flynn Center of the Performing Arts in Burlington, Vt., Jan. 7, 2016. (Charles Krupa/AP…

Mayor Steve Benjamin announces 2016 State of the City Date

    COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)-- Columbia Mayor Stephen Benjamin is set to present the 2016 State of the City Address at the end of this month. The Mayor will outline his goals and vision for the City of Columbia and for…

Can South Carolina Republicans and Democrats Work Together?

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The last time lawmakers met in Columbia, Democrats and many Republicans united to bring down the Confederate flag that flew outside the Statehouse for 50 years. The Legislature returns Tuesday, and lawmakers hope that unity continues.…

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