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Haley cites questionable record as governor in not appointing herself to Senate

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Following the Sen. Jim DeMint’s unexpected retirement, pundits immediately began to speculate that South Carolina’s Governor Nikki Haley would appoint herself to the seat, but Haley has officially announced she will not be doing that.

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Breaking: Haley to replace DeMint with Mark Sanford

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Political observers were shocked Thursday morning when they learned that Senator Jim DeMint was resigning his seat, but Governor Nikki Haley has upped the ante by suggesting she might name former Governor Mark Sanford to replace him.

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DeMint: Space turns astronauts gay, time to defund NASA

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Washington, DC – In 1983 Sally Ride became a hero as the first American woman to travel into space. She was also happily married to fellow astronaut Steve Hawley, a fact not lost on South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint (R).

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2010 wrap-up and thanks

In South Carolina, we truly live in interesting times. Whether that’s a curse or a blessing is a matter of opinion, but there’s no question that our state is a world leader in interesting.

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The 2010 Discusties: Person of the Year countdown #2 Alvin Greene

This time last year, Chad McGowan and Mike Ruckes were the Democrats running against Jim DeMint for his seat in the Senate. When they didn’t seem serious, Vic Rawl jumped in and looked to be a shoe-in for the nomination. Enter Alvin.

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The 2010 Discusties: Person of the Year countdown #3 Jim DeMint

The conventional wisdom is that a first-term U.S. Senator would need to spend a lot of time in the state campaigning for re-election, but the conventional wisdom rarely applies to South Carolina politics.

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Fox News hires Alvin Greene

Manning – In a bold programing move designed to appeal to a wider audience, Fox News has announced the hiring of Alvin Greene to co-anchor part of a reworked Hannity show.

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Sesame Street defiantly changing Elmo from red to blue

New York – On the heels of a conservative media backlash resulting for Juan Williams’ dismissal, PBS announced today that one of Sesame Street’s most beloved characters, Elmo, will be symbolically changing from red to blue.

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