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Ravenel announces Senate bid
Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 7/5/2014 11:37:55 PM

GREENVILLE--Former state treasurer Thomas Ravenel, who resigned from office after his arrest on drug charges, said he is running as an independent for the U.S. Senate currently held by Lindsey Graham in South Carolina. Ravenel announced his intention Friday at an Independence Day rally in Greenville. He still must deliver 10,000 signatures from registered voters to state election officials by July 15 to get on the ballot. Ravenel wants to reduce the size of government and give people more personal freedom. He says the U.S. needs a better foreign policy. Ravenel said he knows the 10 months he served in

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One of the most lackluster political reports I´ve ever read.

Please note that up until now Ravenel has been a Republican and served as state treasurer in the administration of the current governor, Republican Nikki Hailey.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: john56, 7/6/2014 12:26:09 AM     (No. 9912439)

Another topic a few days ago suggested that this gentleman might be a convenient trojan horse candidate backed by Democrats wanting to split off conservative voters so they can sneak the liberal Democrat into the Senate.

You know, how they elected the crook as Gov. of Va.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BethB, 7/6/2014 12:31:35 AM     (No. 9912442)

Wow!!!!!! You all get a chance to vote out establishment and get improvement!!!! Go for it!!!! I envy you, from establishment embedded Nevada.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: michellewsc2, 7/6/2014 1:03:46 AM     (No. 9912448)

The another stunt of an attention whore stuck in the Peter Pan syndrome. He´s also a convicted felon and spent time in prison for cocaine when he was State Treasurer. I´m sure most of this so called "run for the Senate" is to boost lack-luster ratings on that awful reality show Southern Charmed

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FunnyGirl, 7/6/2014 7:06:51 AM     (No. 9912534)

Raven ell was elected Treasurer in 2006 and served less than six months before getting busted for holding an eight ball of cocaine. He´s a waste of oxygen.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: chicken thief, 7/6/2014 7:20:24 AM     (No. 9912548)

From a practical standpoint he might be the right choice. We may be better off with someone as senator that is stupid enough to get caught for illegal behavior rather than someone smart enough to get away with it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: olcap, 7/6/2014 7:38:24 AM     (No. 9912566)

How on earth could you get more liberal than Miss Lindsey?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 7/6/2014 7:59:05 AM     (No. 9912585)

This creep wants to be senator so he can get wealthy on insider trading and afford more and better drugs.

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