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June 09, 2010


South Carolina Democrats Try to Push Nominee Out

The South Carolina Democratic Party is now trying to push Alvin Greene (D) -- their newly-minted Senate candidate who basically didn't campaign -- out of the race after it was revealed that he was "recently charged with disseminating, procuring or promoting obscenity after showing obscene photos to a University of South Carolina student."

A statement: "We are proud to have nominated a Democratic ticket this year that, with the apparent exception of Mr. Greene, reflects South Carolina's values. Our candidates want to give this state a new beginning without the drama and irresponsibility of the past 8 years, and the charges against Mr. Greene indicate that he cannot contribute to that new beginning. I hope he will see the wisdom of leaving the race."

The episode sounds quite similar to the controversy in Illinois earlier this year.












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