“It was different then. I was an advocate seeking a job. It was a political job.”

Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr., defending a memo he wrote 20 years ago while applying for a job in the Reagan Administration in which he stated that there is no constitutional right for a woman to have an abortion. Source: CNN


That was the final vote count between Robert Mitchell, the winner, and Sheila Powell for the Dist. 4 City Council seat to replace the suspended Larry “Kwadjo” Campbell. Source: Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration


That’s how much the state’s Department of Revenue is alleging the self-styled “minister” Albert Salmon, of the beleaguered Good Samaritan Mission in N. Charleston, hid from the government in unreported income between 1999-2002. Source: The Post and Courier

$300 million

That’s how much Gov. Mark Sanford says his new “personal account” plan for the state’sexpensive Medicaid programwill save.