South Carolina Politics
A new bill at the Statehouse would allow a state watchdog agency to review South Carolina's electric cooperatives for the first time.
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.
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.