Scandal Carolina: Classic Moments In SC Politics | Talking Points Memo

June 8, 2010: South Carolina unknown Alvin Greene wins the Democratic Senatorial primary against party-backed Vic Rawl to face Sen. Jim DeMint in the general election. But following his win, Greene is the subject of a series of bizarre revelations, including that he is unemployed, lives at home, didn’t exactly campaign for his position, and is facing an obscenity charge. House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) even accuses Greene of being one of three “plants” in his state, part of a greater conspiracy to subvert the voting process.

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