Follow House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer's speech today; the state Democratic convention and gubernatorial debate Saturday; and Karl Rove's address Saturday to state Republicans in The Post and Courier, on postandcourier.com and on Twitter by following @yvonnewenger.

For details about each party's plans, visit the Democrats' website at scdp.org and the Republicans' website at scgop.com.

Also, starting Monday, look for the first of our profiles of the seven gubernatorial candidates.