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Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders' Last-Minute Dash for Black Voters in South Carolina
In Iowa and New Hampshire, voters who wanted a glimpse of presidential candidates Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders could head to their local diner or town hall. Now, you’re a lot more likely to find them at church. In the days leading up to the South Carolina primary, campaigns have increasingly
The Note: South Carolina Saturday Preview
NOTABLES --TRUMP LEAD NARROWING -- BY THE NUMBERS: A new NBC/WSJ/Marist poll in South Carolina released today shows Donald Trump in the lead in the Palmetto State with 28 percent support compared to 23 percent for Ted Cruz, 15 percent for Marco Rubio, 13 percent for Jeb Bush, 9 percent for John
Rep . James Clyburn to Endorse Hillary Clinton Friday
Rep. James Clyburn , D-S.C., the highest-ranking African-American in Congress, will endorse Hillary Clinton for president Friday in the Palmetto State, the Clinton campaign confirmed. The endorsement from Clyburn comes as Clinton battles with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for support among minority
Hillary Clinton Endorsement Exposes Divide Among Black Democrats
The political arm of the Congressional Black Caucus formally endorsed Hillary Clinton today, a move that quickly came under fire from one of the few lawmakers on Capitol Hill supporting Sen. Bernie Sanders ' presidential bid. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., one of two members of Congress to endorse
Rep . James Clyburn Weighing Presidential Endorsement Ahead of SC Primary
Rep. James Clyburn , the third-ranking House Democrat and influential South Carolina leader, said in an interview today that he may soon endorse one of the two Democratic presidential contenders after previously pledging to remain neutral. Clyburn, who did not make a public endorsement ahead of the
White House Staffer Shoots at Capitol Police Officer in Lover's Quarrel, Police Say
A White House staffer is facing assault charges after shooting at a Capitol Police officer using the cop's own gun after a lover's quarrel, police said. The White House has placed Barvetta Singletary, a special assistant to the president and the House legislative affairs liaison, on "unpaid leave
Hundreds of People Pay Respects to Rev. Clementa Pinckney, Who Was Killed in South Carolina Church Shooting
In the shadow of the Confederate flag in Charleston, S.C., mourners pay their respects as some other states across the South remove the Confederate flag from public places and license plates.
Charleston Shooting: Mourners Gather for Prayer Service at Morris Brown AME Church
Mourners gathered on a hot Charleston, South Carolina, day at a church prayer service, honoring the nine people killed when a gunman opened fire at another church Wednesday night. Buckets of ice water were handed out today to people as they gathered at Charleston's Morris Brown AME Church for a
Walter Scott Remembered at Funeral, Week After Fatal Shooting
The family and friends of Walter Scott are remembering him today, one week after he was shot and killed by a police officer. The funeral for Scott, 50, was held at the W.O.R.D. Ministries Christian Center in Summerville, South Carolina , about 20 miles away from North Charleston where Scott was
Sen. Tim Scott Says GOP Must Win 'War of Ideas'
CHARLESTON, S.C. — There are times when Sen. Tim Scott, the lone Republican African-American in Congress, would like to turn down the volume on some of the shrill and inflammatory comments from his fellow senators. “Yes,” Scott told “This Week.” “I mean just to be...