Tagged Marco Rubio


Off to the races!

From magazine rankings to movies, most portrayals of Charleston seek to capture the city’s secluded gardens, flavorful cuisine and charming architecture. But what happens when the gracious, old soul of the South collides with the muddy fury of modern politics? Quite a lot actually. Dr. Amanda Ruth-McSwain spearheads the College’s Bully Pulpit Series, a program…


Who Will Get the Nomination? The Answer is in the Math

The frenzy of town halls, panels and debates make it seem as if the general election is tomorrow, not eight months from now. And yet, the processes that will charter a new American presidency are already in place, and have been for no short period of time. An extensive selection process determines which Republican and…


Primary Breakdown: Trump Wins Big in South Carolina, Nevada Caucus Today

Donald Trump emerged victorious from the South Carolina Republican Primary on Saturday by a large margin, edging out other GOP candidates Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz with roughly a third of all votes cast. The primary itself was a clean sweep, with Trump taking all 50 South Carolina delegates. Trump now takes a commanding 33 percent…


Primary Breakdown: Ted Cruz Finishes 3rd, Endorsed by Mark Sanford

Sen. Ted Cruz finished third in Saturday’s primary by a slim margin: less than one percent. Trump carried first place and Sen. Marco Rubio jockeyed into second. Cruz was in Charleston ahead of the primary, galvanizing supporters. On Friday, a crowd gathered on George Street awaiting entry into Sottile Theatre for a Cruz rally. Shouts broke out as supporters and…


Gov. Haley To Endorse Rubio Ahead of Saturday’s Primary

The State reported earlier this afternoon that Gov. Haley will endorse Sen. Marco Rubio this evening ahead of Saturday’s Republican primary. Her support joins tat of prominent South Carolina Republicans Sen. Tim Scott and Rep. Trey Gowdy. Rubio is currently polling third in South Carolina, behind Donald Trump and Ted Cruz. The endorsement comes as somewhat…


Trump, Cruz Clash in Thursday’s GOP Debate

It was another wild night for the GOP at Thursday’s debate in North Charleston, South Carolina. Candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, currently the front runners in Iowa, gave strong performances. CisternYard caught up with Trump spokeswoman Katrina Pierson before the debate. “I think Mr. Trump considers everyone in the race an opponent,” said Pierson….


Marco Rubio speaks to the College about his 21st Century Strategy

Republican Presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio spoke to a crowd of students and Charlestonians on Tuesday morning at Stern Center Gardens, presenting his ideas for what his campaign has termed the New American Century. Sen. Rubio opened by stating “this is not a normal election.” He framed November’s contest as a generational choice about what…

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