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'Battle Royale' Begins For South Carolina Voters

Mitt Romney has momentum heading into the "First in the South" primary, but in South Carolina he'll have to appeal to religious conservatives and Tea Party voters. And while the economy is the most important issue for many voters, Romney's rivals are already branding him as out of line with traditional South Carolina values.

GOP Candidates Turn Focus To S.C. Primary

GOP candidates Ron Paul, Jon Huntsman and Rick Santorum all show up in Columbia, S.C., for the next primary. For more, Audie Cornish talks to NPR's Brian Naylor.

South Carolina GOP Chair Discusses Primary

Melissa Block speaks with Chad Connelly, chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party. They discuss the upcoming South Carolina primary.
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Colgan Only WWII Veteran In Virginia Senate

After taking a Senate oath Wednesday, Virginia state senator Charles J. Colgan becomes the longest-serving state senator in the history of the commonwealth.

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GovExec: Disability Hiring Within the Federal Government

The federal government is stepping up its efforts to meet President Obama's commitment to hire 100,000 disabled Americans into the federal workforce.


Expert: Pollsters Undersampled Paul's Young, Indie New Hampshire Voters

Did pollsters underestimate the strength of Rep. Ron Paul's New Hampshire support because they didn't include enough younger voters in their sample? Yes, says a Washington, D.C.-based pollster in a piece on the Campaign and Elections website.

Sign The End Is Nigh For Huntsman? In Hypothetical, Colbert Beats Him In S.C.

A poll found the Comedy Central star Stephen Colbert, who wanted to be on his home state's ballot, would beat Jon Huntsman by one point.