South Carolina primary
Mark Sanford says he believes in “a God of second chances,” and now the former South Carolina governor has taken the first step toward reviving a political career that was derailed by an extramarital affair.
An initial review of allegations about votes cast under dead people’s names reveals clerical errors and problems with records — but doesn’t indicate fraud, a top elections official told legislators Wednesday.
Comedian Stephen Colbert, who says he’s running for president of “The United States of South Carolina,” is urging voters in Saturday’s presidential primary to cast their ballots for former Republican hopeful Herman Cain.
Presidential candidate Rick Perry’s criticism of Mitt Romney’s business past has cost him the support of a prominent South Carolina Republican.