Politics

Harpootlian runs for Senate

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — A familiar name in South Carolina politics is getting back in the game. Richard Harpootlian tells ABC Columbia News he’s entering the race to replace former Senator John Courson in District 20. Harpootlian says he’s distressed by the culture of corruption he sees in the Legislature and says the body could benefit from someone not looking…

Trump Won SC, Convention Delegates Eye Other Candidates

File COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Billionaire businessman Donald Trump handily won all 50 delegates in South Carolina’s first-in-the-South Republican primary in January but that doesn’t mean he will keep all that support at the party’s national convention. Establishment dissatisfaction with Trump and the possibility he won’t have the 1,237 delegates needed to secure the nomination on a first vote means…

VIDEO: Why Bernie Sanders’ West Coast Blowouts Matter

Bernie Sanders did not just win all three states that voted this weekend — Washington, Alaska and Hawaii — he won them by overwhelming, impressive margins. The presidential hopeful won every county in Washington, and some of his biggest victory margins came from the state’s most rural and traditionally conservative areas.

Watch: US Sen. Lindsey Graham on Obama nominee

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham is expressing his concerns about a possible Supreme Court nominee. Graham says the nominee that Hillary Clinton might choose could be a more liberal candidate than the one President Obama might nominate. Here’s what Graham has to say on the matter. Categories: Local News, News, Politics Tags: Politics

WATCH: Presidential Hopefuls Snagging Delegates

Lansing, Michigan (WOLO)  — It’s round two for the GOP and Democratic Presidential hopefuls as they try to gain as many delegates as they can clinch. Campaign trails are crisscrossing throughout the states as voters head to the polls for Super Tuesday part two. Click here to see where the candidates stand. Categories: Politics Tags: Democrats, GOP, Politics, Rochelle Dean,…

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan dies at 94

ABC NEWS — Nancy Davis Reagan, wife of the late President Ronald Reagan, died Sunday at her home in Los Angeles. She was 94. The former first lady will perhaps be best remembered for her loyalty to her husband. She became fiercely protective of him after a 1981 assassination attempt, and later stood by him as Alzheimer’s disease overtook him…