South Carolina http://nhpr.org en NHPR.org Mentioned on the Colbert Report http://nhpr.org/post/nhprorg-mentioned-colbert-report <p>On Monday, Jan 23, Stephen Colbert of&nbsp; <a href="http://www.colbertnation.com/full-episodes/mon-january-23-2012-bruce-bueno-de-mesquita" target="_blank">The Colbert Report</a> produced a segment on the &quot;blip&quot; of votes received by Herman Cain in the South Carolina primary.</p> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 17:15:06 +0000 1540 at http://nhpr.org NHPR.org Mentioned on the Colbert Report South Carolina Primary Live Coverage: Jan 21 at 7 p.m. http://nhpr.org/post/south-carolina-primary-live-coverage-jan-21-7-pm <p>NHPR brings you live NPR coverage Saturday night from the South Carolina Primary. Sat, 21 Jan 2012 14:55:38 +0000 1487 at http://nhpr.org South Carolina Primary Live Coverage: Jan 21 at 7 p.m. South Carolina: Gingrich's Last Stand? http://nhpr.org/post/south-carolina-gingrichs-last-stand <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8lypvEz8Bg</p> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 14:54:30 +0000 Tamara Keith 1449 at http://nhpr.org South Carolina: Gingrich's Last Stand? Hate Politics, Love TV, Live In S.C.? Not Your Week http://nhpr.org/post/hate-politics-love-tv-live-sc-not-your-week Scott Sanders will be eating lunch at his desk again. Sanders is the general sales manager for the NBC affiliate in Columbia — South Carolina's capital — so all his time is devoted these days to handling ad traffic ahead of Saturday's Republican primary.<p>"It's been crazy this week," Sanders says. "It will be hard to watch TV, because there are so many ads."<p>All five major GOP candidates have ads running during the station's nightly news programs. Wed, 18 Jan 2012 14:52:50 +0000 Alan Greenblatt 1447 at http://nhpr.org Hate Politics, Love TV, Live In S.C.? Not Your Week 'Food Stamp President': Race Code, Or Just Politics? http://nhpr.org/post/food-stamp-president-race-code-or-just-politics All of the Republican presidential hopefuls take on President Obama in their stump speeches, attacking his health care plan, his jobs record and more.<p>But the shorthand former House Speaker Newt Gingrich uses, calling the nation's first black president the "food stamp president," is raising questions.<p>It's a theme Gingrich has used since Iowa, and he returned to it during a forum in Charleston, S.C., over the weekend.<p>"Over here you have a policy which, with Reagan and me as speaker, created millions of jobs — it's called paychecks. Tue, 17 Jan 2012 05:01:00 +0000 Debbie Elliott 1430 at http://nhpr.org In South Carolina, Perry Tries To Revive His Flagging Campaign http://nhpr.org/post/south-carolina-perry-tries-revive-his-flagging-campaign Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced his presidential campaign in South Carolina last August, but now his campaign may soon come to an end in the same state where it started. Ben Philpott of KUT News reports on <em>Morning Edition</em> that with the clock ticking down to the Jan. 21 primary, Perry is polling in single digits.<p>That means Perry has just over a week to convince South Carolinians to vote for him. Thu, 12 Jan 2012 15:17:35 +0000 NPR Staff 1381 at http://nhpr.org