Pete Buttigieg in Columbia

Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Ind., speaks to a crowd in Columbia in March as he runs for the Democratic presidential nomination. File/Andy Shain/Staff

Columbia Bureau Chief

Andy Shain runs The Post and Courier's team based in South Carolina's capital city. He was editor of Free Times and has been a reporter and editor for newspapers in Charlotte, Columbia and Myrtle Beach.