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For South Carolina Voters, Jobs May Matter Most

South Carolina's Lancaster County is solid Republican country — it went for John McCain over President Obama in 2008. It also has a 12.3 percent unemployment rate, which will likely affect how people in Lancaster County vote in Saturday's GOP primary.

Does Regionalism Matter Anymore, Y'all?

If a Northerner winds up winning Saturday's South Carolina primary, you could argue that it's because the good people of Columbia have the same interests, the same concerns and the same passions as the denizens of Des Moines and Nashua.

High Stakes In South Carolina Primary

The GOP presidential hopefuls debated in North Charleston on Thursday. The debate came after Mitt Romney's Iowa win was negated, Newt Gingrich's ex-wife alleged that he requested an open marriage, and Rick Perry quit the race. Host Michel Martin talks politics with GOP strategist Ron Christie and former Obama administration staffer Corey Ealons.

Texas Redistricting Plan Tossed Out By Supreme Court

The battle over district lines is important because the state is getting four new House seats. The Supreme Court says justices in Texas should not have ignored the state legislature's wishes.

VIDEO: Obama Sings In Harlem; Channels A Little Al Green

Last night at a campaign fundraiser in Harlem's Apollo Theater, he briefly broke into song with a bit of Let's Stay Together. Obama joins a long line of presidents with some musical talent.

Four Headlines From Thursday's GOP Debate

One news nugget almost lost in the attention paid to Newt Gingrich's angry response to a question about things an ex-wive has said about their marriage: He said her claim that he wanted an open marriage "is false."

8 Precinct Vote Totals Missing From Iowa Caucuses

The Iowa Republican Party has certified the results of its caucuses earlier this month. Rick Santorum is 34 votes ahead, but the party will not declare a winner because there are missing results in eight precincts.