Monday, October 12th, 2009
U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint launched a bid for a second term Monday with no GOP primary opponent, $2.8 million in hand and a growing national profile.
South Carolina lawyer Chad McGowan has taken the first formal steps to run for Republican U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint’s seat.
U.S. NEWS & POLITICS Monday, October 12th, 2009 TRIBLive | Expanding an Already Bloated Government – We’ve seen enough ThinkProgress | Graham Claims McCain Has Done ‘Even More’ Than Al Gore On Global Warming Breitbart | Gay rights marchers in DC: ‘We won’t back down’ Townhall | Michael Barone: ‘Conceptual Language’ Hides Health Care’s Costs
Wa Times | Despite denials, Feds knew of Merrill bonuses FOXNews | Insurers Mount Attack Against Health Reform Wa Times | Home-state interests shape health plans WSJ | Job Creation 101 FOXNews | Pundits Batter Nobel Committee Weekly Standard | Krauthammer Decline Is a Choice Breitbart | Dollar facing ‘power-shift’: analysts
S.C. BLOGS & PRESS BOX Monday, October 12th, 2009
Oregon Live | Lindsey Graham: Cap and Tax nitwit
GOPUSA | Lindsey Graham: The Latest RINO Sell-Out On C(r)ap & Trade LoneStarTimes | Lindsey Graham becomes a soulless sellout Gateway Pundit | GOP Senator Graham Backs Cap-&-Tax Bill — Will Cost Families $1,761 a Year Traditional Life Lived | I wonder if Lindsey Graham believes in Santa Clause too? S.C. NEWS & POLITICS Monday, October 12th, 2009 The Sun News | Ford, Haley seen in need of spark to win their elections Herald Journal | Corruption corrodes Herald Journal | Tough times in Union follow public corruption charges P&C | Absent ethics bombshell, time is on Sanford’s side P&C | Can black or woman win state’s top spot? The State | Capital report WISTV | McMaster raises the most cash in race for gov’s office WISTV | Graham wants 40k more troops in Afghanistan The State | Fighting to keep our first-in-South primary G’ville News | Lindsey Graham joins Democrat John Kerry on climate change Island Packet | Vote on stricter county environmental controls on new development set for today