Opponents of Southern Co.’s plan to build two nuclear reactors in Georgia failed to persuade a federal appeals court to revoke the license and reactor-design certification granted by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Mark Sanford, the South Carolina Republican governor disgraced by lying to conceal an extramarital affair, has staged a political comeback and will be sworn in as the newest U.S. House member this week.
Brandi Griffith, a South Carolina small-business owner who considers herself a conservative, shares a dislike of President Barack Obama’s $1.3 trillion Affordable Care Act with Nikki Haley, her Tea Party-backed Republican governor.
U.S. Senator Rand Paul criticized former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for failing to boost security in Benghazi, Libya, before the attack on a diplomatic compound there as he began what amounts to a 2016 presidential exploratory tour.
U.S. Senator Rand Paul opposes a national law banning same-sex marriage and federal penalties for drug offenders. He’s said there could be “thousands of exceptions” to any abortion ban. And the Kentucky Republican questions the costs of federal farm subsidies.