February 22, 2012 -
In her recent State of the State address, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley declared that unions were "not welcome" there -- part of a broader national assault against organized labor.
January 27, 2012 -
With South Carolina's new voter ID bill facing federal scrutiny, a Republican official claimed to have found over 900 cases of dead voters casting a ballot. But then the claims started to unravel, and officials won't release the list of supposedly suspect voters.
January 20, 2012 -
When South Carolina residents go to the polls on Jan. 21 to choose a Republican presidential candidate, they won't have to show photo ID thanks to the U.S. Department of Justice's decision to block a state law that would have disproportionately disenfranchised minorities. But Gov. Nikki Haley plans to challenge the move.
January 5, 2012 -
Tea Party activists and conservatives are putting their hopes in the South Carolina primary to push the 2012 presidential race to the right. But the state may also be a symbol of the Tea Party's waning power.
December 12, 2011 -
A new report identifies 68 Fortune 500 companies that managed to pay no state income tax in at least one year between 2008 and 2010 -- despite posting a total of nearly $117 billion in pre-tax U.S. profits during those no-tax years.
November 29, 2011 -
As record numbers of North Carolinians struggle to put enough food on the table, Duke Energy pushes for the biggest residential rate hike in 20 years -- while raking in huge profits and avoiding federal taxes.
October 19, 2011 -
Conservative activists are calling for action that would cripple the National Labor Relations Board, which is under intense political scrutiny since charging Boeing with illegally moving a new production facility from Washington to right-to-work South Carolina in retaliation for machinists' strikes.