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Haley poised to win South Carolina Governor Race, DeMint solid win

September 13, 2010 politisite 0

In an environment where Republicans seem to be favored over Democrats nationally, the same appears to hold in South Carolina, Republican Gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley has gained over Democrat Vincent Sheheen for 49 to 35 percent in the previous poll to 52 to 36 percent in the latest poll performed by Rasmussen Reports. The spread has increased as well from 14 to 16 percentage points.

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DeMint denies he is interested in leadership spot

July 14, 2010 politisite 0

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) said Wednesday that he is not running for a Senate leadership position, despite a report that he was open to such a campaign. The Greenville (S.C.) News reported Tuesday that the conservative senator did not rule out a run for leadership but ruled out a challenge to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) On a conference call with a Senate candidate he endorsed, DeMint told the […]

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DeMint denies he is interested in leadership spot

July 14, 2010 politisite 0

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) said Wednesday that he is not running for a Senate leadership position, despite a report that he was open to such a campaign. The Greenville (S.C.) News reported Tuesday that the conservative senator did not rule out a run for leadership but ruled out a challenge to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) On a conference call with a Senate candidate he endorsed, DeMint told the […]

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Huckabee follows DeMint's lead in backing conservative underdogs

May 4, 2010 politisite 0

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) gets all the attention for backing underdogs, but Mike Huckabee is getting in on the action too. DeMint will get plenty of play tonight – good or bad – for endorsing Marlin Stutzman in today’s Indiana GOP Senate primary. But Huckabee has also endorsed the conservative state senator over the establishment favorite, former U.S. Sen. Dan Coats (R-Ind.). And, in fact, Huckabee has endorsed many of […]

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DeMint Says Obama ‘Thinks Americans Are Stupid’

April 29, 2010 politisite 0

Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) “had some harsh words for President Barack Obama on Wednesday, accusing him of using the media to manipulate the American people,” The Hill reports. Obama “thinks Americans are stupid,” DeMint said. From his interview with Radio America: “The president is the one who put the kibosh on working together, and now he’s just trying to use the mainstream media to confuse the American people. The fact […]

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DeMint: RNC memo juvenile and insulting to millions of Voters

March 7, 2010 politisite 0

On the RNC fundraising memo found recently in Boca Grande, about raising money by fanning fears about Obama and creeping Socialism:”I saw that. … I think the progressive philosophy is taking us towards a socialistic economy. I don’t know what else you call it if the government owns and controls a large part of your economy… ..The way that it was presented as some kind of marketing ploy, I don’t […]

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McGowan ends bid against DeMint in SC Senate Race

February 11, 2010 politisite 0

South Carolina Democrat Chad McGowan ended his challenge to Republican Sen. Jim DeMint Wednesday, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family. “The demands of a young family place a premium on every minute. There is nothing more important to me than my wife and three small children. In order to fulfill my duties as a husband and a father, I’ll be leaving the race for United States […]