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Comedian Colbert leads poll for SC Senate

12/11/2012 9:47am
If South Carolinians get their way, a comedian will be their new senator. The campaign to install Stephen Colbert as Sen. Jim DeMint's replacement is picking up steam.

Surprise: New insurance fee in health overhaul law

12/11/2012 11:09am
Your medical plan is facing an unexpected expense, so you probably are, too. It's a new, $63-per-head fee to cushion the cost of covering people with pre-existing conditions under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

Glenn Beck defends gay marriage; Extinct lizard named after Pres. Obama

12/11/2012 1:17pm
Conservative talk show host Glenn Beck discusses the right for gay couples to marry. An newly discovered extinct lizard has been named after President Barack Obama.

Corroon reflects back on eight years in office

12/11/2012 8:57pm
He'll be remembered for a major fight with the Legislature over the Rio Tinto Stadium, for transforming a whole system of government and for ending his term by calling for the first countywide property tax increase in 12 years.