Gov. Deal, Democrat Carter duel over education at heated candidate forum

ATLANTA - A forum with Republican Gov. Nathan Deal and Democratic challenger Jason Carter turned contentious Monday over public education as each attacked the other's record and questioned his opponent's...

Team USA turns focus to Rio after romping to World Cup of Basketball title

...to save a spot for Paul George, who broke his right leg during training for this tournament. It's hard to envision any challenger to whatever team is picked, with Spain and Argentina getting old, and Serbia and Lithuania maybe a little young. Maybe...

SC governor candidate's call for DSS session called unrealistic

...South Carolina politics.""Politicizing this tragedy is pretty bad," said Massey, an attorney.Haley's Democratic challenger, state Sen. Vincent Sheheen, said Ervin's idea would decrease accountability. He is among legislators who have worked...

Wilson, Woods draw contrasts at education forum

...Barge's failed primary challenge to Republican Gov. Nathan Deal. Wilson and Woods said whether Deal or his Democratic challenger Jason Carter win the governor's race, communication between the constitutional officers is essential to moving forward...

Projection favors Allen over Barrow, but some insiders not swayed

...percent chance of winning in November against the Demo crat, who has raised nearly twice as much money than his Re pub lican challenger and been endorsed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce."My sense is he might be up against it this time, but if you are...

State commission in crisis

...commission's own computer crashes. The train wreck undermined what little public confidence the commission had left.Both Deal and challenger Jason Carter have vowed to reform the commission to provide political and financial independence. Their proposals would use...

Floyd Mayweather Jr. wins unanimous decision over Marcos Maidana, remains unbeaten

...when he was cut over his right eye and took a lot of shots to the top of his head. A defensive wizard, he fought moving sideways and backward, throwing his left jab out and slipping the big punches thrown by the Argentine challenger.

Poll shows tight governor's race, Perdue building lead

...holds support from 44 percent of the 1,167 likely voters surveyed Wednesday and Thursday by InsiderAdvantage. Democratic challenger Jason Carter has 40 percent, with a 3 percent margin of error. Libertarian Andrew Hunt has 7 percent, while 9 percent remain...

Nontraditional independent republican candidate Tom Ervin looks to shake up South Carolina's gubernatorial race

...Commission.The Greenville attorney and radio station owner entered the gubernatorial race this year as Haley's primary challenger. But he withdrew from the Republican contest days after filing to run, saying he needed more time to introduce himself to...

SC House Speaker Bobby Harrell on misconduct charges related to campaign money violations

...Harrell to resign his powerful speaker's post while the case plays out include Republican Gov. Nikki Haley; her Democratic challenger, state Sen. Vincent Sheheen; and state Democratic Party Chairman Jaime Harrison.The House is scheduled to return to Columbia...