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11:16 am on Tuesday September 14, 2010

State ethics panel gives North Charleston's mayor an OK to continue in debate

North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey caught some criticism once folks realized his wife owns property near some rail lines to be abandoned in the plan that CSX and the city have formed. But an early opinion from the State Ethics Commission is...
1:42 pm on Monday November 23, 2009

Efforts to impeach Sanford picking up steam (updated x2)

Updates at the bottom. Whether or not opponents will be successful in impeaching Governor Mark Sanford is anyone's guess, but the battle has been gaining furor throughout the day.  Read more stories on this subject in our Mark Sanford topic page....
11:52 pm on Friday November 20, 2009

S.C. House to get a look at ethics report on Sanford very soon (updated)

Update November 21: The Charleston Regional Business Journal says Monday's the big day for the report to go public; get the story. First reporting: While it may yet be some time before the State Ethics Commission makes a final decision on Sanford...
2:48 am on Wednesday November 18, 2009

Governor Sanford to face ethics panel today

Image by S.C. Governor Mark SanfordImage by 20091118-sanford.jpgToday is the big day that could make or break Governor Mark Sanford. In a session similar to a grand jury hearing, the State Ethics commission will release their findings of Sanford's...
11:03 am on Thursday November 12, 2009

Sanford's impeachment on the horizon as ethics probe release date nears

Image by 20091112-sanford.jpg The Post and Courier picked up the wire story citing that the first steps to the possible impeachment of Governor Mark Sanford are expected next week when the Ethics Commission's investigation is released.
4:00 am on Sunday October 4, 2009

S.C. Ethics Commission showing much inconsistency

The S.C. Ethics Commission has been looking into Gov. Mark Sanford and recently said the Attorney General Henry McMaster was wrong to take several-thousand dollars in donations from lawyers he gave no-bid contracts to. Read more stories on this...
9:24 am on Friday October 2, 2009

S.C. AG McMaster in hot water for lawyer donations (update: heat's going up)

Update October 2, 2:22 p.m.:The Associated Press has reported that McMaster has said he will return the $32,500 he received in donations. Go take a read. Given The Wall Street Journal's piece (see below), it's hardly a shocking turn of events. It...
2:39 am on Monday September 14, 2009

Sanford's future hangs with ethics findings

Despite his own party now pushing for him to go, Gov. Mark Sanford has remained just as resolute about staying in office. Read more stories on this subject in our Mark Sanford topic page.It increasingly appears that the governor may be forced out,...
4:16 am on Monday August 17, 2009

P&C: Air Sanford's missteps in an ethics hearing

With the back-and-forth about Gov. Mark Sanford's indiscretions seemingly ever growing as more dirt is uncovered, it was nice to read a generally well-reasoned piece by The Post and Courier suggesting that the matters be hashed out by the South...