Gov. Nikki Haley says she will sign the bill removing the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Statehouse dome at 4 p.m. Thursday.
The South Carolina Senate has voted to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on Statehouse grounds.
A flag maker in the Milwaukee area says it will stop making and selling the Confederate flag, saying the decision was motivated by last week’s shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina.
Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.
Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann is planning to sign a spending limit pledge that a South Carolina senator has turned into a threshold test for 2012 presidential hopefuls seeking his support.
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty met with South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley at the Statehouse as he mulls a presidential bid and made his second swing into this early primary state.