In the wake of a Gazette report detailing Delaware County Commissioner Ken O’Brien’s request for an investigation into county economic development director Gus Comstock’s acceptance of tickets to sporting events, fellow commissioner Dennis Stapleton asked Monday for the investigation to expand to cover all county employees and the gifts they may have accepted.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — In mailboxes across South Carolina in 2007, likely Republican voters received a Christmas card signed by “The Romney Family” with a quotation from a 19th century Mormon leader suggesting God had several wives. Mitt Romney’s campaign, just a few weeks away from the 2008 presidential primary in a state where evangelicals look skeptically on the former Massachusetts governor’s Mormon faith, condemned the bogus card as politics at its worst. The sender never took credit. And it was just another anonymous shot in the endless volleys of nasty campaigning in South Carolina.
Jan 13 2012 | Posted in AP News
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