Monday, September 26, 2005

9/26/05: Romney jokes during key trips

Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, exploring a possible presidential run in 2008, has been cracking jokes about his state during trips to key states like South Carolina.

-- Washington Post

9/26/05: Sanford for president rumors abound

Talk of a possible Sanford presidential bid has dominated the state’s political rumor mill for months, and the governor's name has recently appeared on a website's list of potential '08 GOP White House candidates.

-- The State


9/1/05: Bayh stumps in SC

Senator Evan Bayh, D-Indiana, was testing South Carolina's political waters for a possible bid for the Democratic nomination for president in 2008.
-- The State

August 2005 stories

8/12/2005: Graham says he has no interest in VP job
Greenwood Index-Journal
The Palmetto State's senior senator claims to have no interest in being anyone’s vice presidential running mate, saying he’s got his eyes on another 50 years in the Senate.

July 2005 stories

7/15/2005: Brownback bringing presidential hopes to SC, Kansas City Star
This weekend will be Brownback’s first trip to South Carolina since he visited to help Republican Jim DeMint in his successful 2004 campaign for the U.S. Senate.
7/11/2005: Bandy: Polls show McCain and Clinton early presidential picks, The State
"U.S. Sens. John McCain and Hillary Clinton are the early front-runners for the 2008 presidential election, polls show."

June 2005 stories


May 2005 stories


April 2005 stories

4/25/2005: Sanford fanning flames for presidential bid, Spartanburg Herald Journal

4/18/2005: Warthen: Sanford has long way to go to be presidential material, The State

What we do

S.C. Presidential Roundup, a service of, is a periodic roundup of stories that involve presidential candidates who campaign in South Carolina.