South Carolina Politics
Republican Gov. Henry McMaster enters Election Day as the favorite to keep his seat, but there are some spots in South Carolina to watch after polls close at 7 p.m. Tuesday to see if Democratic state Rep. James Smith could pull off an upset.
Two presidential administrations advocated for it to be canceled. Congress approved its shutdown earlier this year. And the U.S. Department of Energy got permission from a federal court to cease construction this month.
Usually, the idea in politics is to court old white men — not run screaming from them.
Bernie Sanders will bring his fight for universal health care to a South Carolina rally later this month, in a move that puts him in a key 202…
Two state Democratic lawmakers faced off in court Monday, nearly a year and a half after a dispute over school consolidation led to an alleged assault in the South Carolina Statehouse.
Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, earlier this week hinted she’s bringing the U.N. Security Council to visit Charleston in S…
Harris Pastides, edging closer toward retirement, has plenty of work — and energy — left to complete some major projects at South Carolina's flagship college. But he wants to find a way to get more funding from the state to help build a new economy in the Palmetto State.
The new special collection of records from Riley's decades of public service features thousands of artifacts, letters and photographs from his decades in public life.
Gov. Henry McMaster needed more than $1 million to fend off a wealthy rival in a fierce Republican runoff last month, finishing a primary race that on its own was nearly the most expensive ever for an entire South Carolina governor campaign.
SUMTER — Archie Parnell is ready to go back on offense.
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster beat Greenville businessman John Warren in the Republican governor primary runoff on Tuesday.
In today's SC runoff election can businessman John Warren pull off an upset over Gov. Henry McMaster in the race to be the Republican nominee for governor?
A close Republican governor's runoff race is expected Tuesday when voters choose between a veteran politician and a newcomer to face Democrat James Smith this fall.
In at least one way, South Carolina’s climate has changed noticeably.
COLUMBIA — A defensive back at South Carolina was suspended due to his arrest this week on assault and burglary charges after police say he br…
COLUMBIA — President Donald Trump will visit to a high school outside Columbia and Vice President Mike Pence will speak at a college outside M…
Though it has flown largely under the radar, dwarfed by other highly competitive races for governor and Congress, the GOP primary for South Carolina attorney general has been one of the state's most contentious contests in 2018.
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are coming to South Carolina to campaign for Gov. Henry McMaster in the final days before his closer-than-expected GOP primary runoff against Greenville businessman John Warren.
If clicking "like" on a Facebook post is a universal thumbs up, the special prosecutor in the Statehouse corruption probe appears to have made some big news in the South Carolina Republican governor's runoff.
Gov. Henry McMaster and Greenville businessman John Warren are heading for a testy runoff to win the South Carolina Republican governor nod.
COLUMBIA — The math seems to work in Gov. Henry McMaster's favor in his upcoming Republican governor's runoff against political newcomer John Warren.
The two remaining candidates seeking the Republican nomination for governor, Gov. Henry McMaster and Greenville businessman John Warren, will debate next week in Newberry.
Archie Parnell, the South Carolina congressional candidate who admitted to beating his ex-wife several decades ago, overcame a wave of intense criticism from within his own party to easily win in the Democratic primary Tuesday.
Debating the week before the primary, the South Carolina Republican governor candidates attacked each other over the continuing Statehouse corruption scandal, being turned down for key jobs and their experience — or lack of it — in the state government Tuesday.
COLUMBIA — State Rep. James Smith, backed by a former vice president, continues to outraise Democratic rivals in a South Carolina governor's r…