South Carolina Politics
Bakari Sellers announced Monday that he is backing U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris in the 2020 presidential race, giving the California Democrat one of the most prominent endorsements yet in the critical early primary state of South Carolina.
Shootings at two South Carolina hospitals in less than 24 hours have reignited discussions this week about whether state laws, which do little to deter patients from lashing out at health care workers, should be reformed.
Booker's town hall in Orangeburg was the first in CNN's ongoing series with 2020 presidential candidates to be broadcast live from the Palmetto State.
Though O'Rourke jumped into the Democratic primary race later than many of his competitors, his breakneck pace and prolonged days on the trail — driving himself across the state in a Dodge minivan — have allowed him to quickly make up up for lost time.
In his first visit to South Carolina since launching his 2020 presidential campaign, the Obama administration's former Housing secretary told Democrats he's unfazed by not being an early frontrunner in the crowded primary field.
Both former leaders of the South Carolina Democratic Party, Don and Carol Fowler have welcomed several 2020 candidates to their home for meet-and-greets as a way to introduce them to Columbia-area voters.
"I want to talk to voters everywhere from all backgrounds, from all different geographic parts of this state," the New Jersey Democrat said in Simpsonville.
COLUMBIA — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, considered a likely 2020 presidential candidate, swept into South Carolina on Friday, advocating for highe…
Former Fifth Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson officially pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday, admitting that he used a government funds to pay for a flight on a Panamanian airline and swanky hotel rooms in Las Vegas, Chicago and Columbia.
Under the initiative, which went into law as part of the tax overhaul that Congress passed in 2017, states can choose a certain number of areas in the state considered "distressed" to receive tax incentives that encourage businesses to make long-term investments in low-income communities.
The Richland County Elections Board's first meeting since learning about 1,040 uncounted votes that led to the resignation of its director was 45 minutes of chaos that included several shouting matches.
Kamala Harris is returning to the key 2020 Democratic primary state.
Ballots cast by 1,040 Richland County voters were not counted in last November's election, yet another voting mishap in the state's capital county. While the missing ballots did not affect the outcome of any races, the failure to count all votes damages public trust. experts said.
The timing could not have worked out better for the newly-minted presidential candidate, providing her with an enthusiastic audience of around 3,700 in an early primary state that could prove crucial to her chances of winning the Democratic nomination.
"There is no accident that Sen. Booker and Sen. Sanders both are here in this cold," said state Rep. Cobb-Hunter of the potential Democrat contenders.
House Ways and Means chairman says future homes should be near military bases other than Fort Jackson
Collman Lloyd, 7, of Lexington, SC, told The Post and Courier that she enjoyed her Christmas Eve chat.
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.