Republican Tim Scott to Become Only African-American Senator, Replacing Jim DeMint

By: Monday December 17, 2012 10:00 am

This is probably another vote in the Senate for the hard-right conservative movement that DeMint fostered. Scott was DeMint’s choice for his replacement.

Jim DeMint Kicked Upstairs to Run the Heritage Foundation

By: Thursday December 6, 2012 8:30 am

Jim DeMint, a leader of the conservative faction in the Senate, is moving on to a place of higher significance: a Washington think tank. DeMint, a staunch conservative who often clashes with party leadership, was reelected to a second term in 2010. He will depart before the new Congress is sworn in next month. “I’ve [...]

SC-Sen: Voter Irregularities Probed

By: Saturday June 12, 2010 8:47 am

I’m still reasonably certain that the selection of Alvin Greene over an almost equally unknown former state legislator in the South Carolina Senate Democratic primary can be explained by a combination of factors and not a conspiracy. However, I’m becoming less and less certain about that when I read more about the raw totals in [...]

Maybe Alvin Greene Is Just Alvin Greene

By: Friday June 11, 2010 7:12 am

(UPDATE: There have been a lot of developments on this story in the past 24 hours, so please check out this updated post) Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Those looking for conspiracies in the Alvin Greene saga have to wait until the end of this strange Keith Olbermann [...]

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