Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham's first 2020 reelection TV ad is designed to counter the slew of anti-impeachment ads that have been airing in his 1st Congressional District.
Two Democratic women who helped lead Kamala Harris' presidential campaign in South Carolina are now endorsing Joe Biden in the state's first-in-the-South presidential primary.
Thursday, Jan. 30, is the final day to register to vote in South Carolina's first in the South Democratic presidential primary. Here's what else you need to know in order to cast a ballot.
Campaigns often have little information about the thousands of new voters who have moved to South Carolina in recent years, making them a potential wildcard in the 'First in the South' primary.
On arrival at Davos, Trump referred to McMullen as "Big Ed."
The biggest single-quarter fundraising number in South Carolina history means the incumbent Republican now has $10.3 million in his campaign war chest as he seeks to ward off the best-funded Democratic challenger of his career.
Vice President Mike Pence will be honored at The Citadel Republican Society next month, some five years after Donald Trump was applauded by the group.
While eight Democratic presidential candidates marched arm-in-arm down the streets of Columbia for King Day at the Dome, Booker was about a mile away saying "thank you" to his South Carolina staffers.
The annual King Day at the Dome, which began as a protest 20 years ago when the Confederate flag was still flying atop the Statehouse's copper-covered cupola, has since become something of a rite of passage for any Democratic contenders hoping to make their way to the White House.
More than half say their political leaders don't care about them and are out of touch with the needs of working women and families today, in a new poll. And 91 percent say they will "definitely" vote in the 2020 general election.
In South Carolina, a state where the majority of Democratic presidential primary voters are black, the MLK holiday isn't solely about celebrating a man synonymous with the Civil Rights Movement. It's about continuing his fight and honoring the state's own unique legacy of black activism.
Over the course of a four-day "Soul of the Nation" bus tour of Biden campaign surrogates, the former vice president sought to lock down support in his strongest early-voting state as he continues to take hits from Democratic primary foes.
While the results of South Carolina's Democratic presidential primary will ultimately be decided by rank-and-file voters, the candidates have separately been engaged in a yearlong battle to cultivate influential local officials in hopes of adding their imprimatur to the campaigns — and with it, ideally, the votes of their constituents.
The heated back-and-forth comes at a pivotal time in the race, with just weeks remaining for Biden's challengers to cut into his formidable lead among the crucial bloc of African-American voters in South Carolina before the Feb. 29 primary.
Democrat Gloria Tinubu dropped out of South Carolina's 2020 U.S. Senate race Wednesday, clearing the path for Jaime Harrison to become the party's nominee against Republican U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham.
The chairman of Charleston County's Republican Party abruptly resigned Tuesday night, creating a leadership gap at the top of a South Carolina GOP group that has been trying to unify to win back the congressional seat they lost in 2018.
Democrat Cory Booker dropped out of the presidential race Monday, ending a campaign whose message of unity and love failed to resonate in a political era marked by chaos and anxiety.
Coming off what he considers a successful 2019, the Charleston County Council chairman plans to settle all family business this year.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham received a standing ovation from voters back in his South Carolina congressional district when he defended his vote to impeach President Donald Trump. But not everyone was cheering.
Joe Biden may be the Democratic presidential candidate winning in South Carolina polls but his ground game in this key early voting state doesn't come close to the political army working for billionaire Tom Steyer.
Weeks after he voted to impeach President Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham will host a constituents' town hall meeting Saturday morning in downtown Charleston.
Jaime Harrison's massive haul represents the best fundraising quarter by any candidate in South Carolina history in a race that has already drawn millions of dollars.
State Sen. Marlon Kimpson, who has hosted town halls for many of the top Democratic contenders over the course of the race, told The Post and Courier that he has decided to back Biden because he believes he has the best chance of defeating President Donald Trump.
Will the anti-Trump impeachment vote hurt Democrat Joe Cunningham's re-election chances on Election Day? College of Charleston political scientist Gibbs Knotts doesn't see it becoming a tipping point.
The North Carolina Legislatures continues to make South Carolina look like a bastion of fairness.
Bernie Sanders announced his campaign had raised an impressive $34.5 million in the final three months of last year, solidifying him as the quarter's top fundraiser in the Democratic presidential field.
A look back at 2019, a seriously flawed reboot of 2018.
From medical marijuana to impeachment and wasted taxpayer dollars, the year was a mouthful.
Dwane Sims claims that S.C. Democratic Party chairman Trav Robertson hurt his reputation, earning capacity and mental state with allegations that he stole a rival campaign's data. Robertson described the lawsuit as "appallingly frivolous."
"I'm the kid from the two red-light town that I guess you could say kind of made it a little bit," Terrence Culbreath said during an interview at Booker's South Carolina headquarters in Columbia.
The impeachment trial hasn't even begun, but U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham is already getting a preview of how it could temporarily upend his reelection efforts in South Carolina.
"First in the South: Why South Carolina's Presidential Primary Matters" reveals why the state has an outsized effect on who wins the White House.
The 60-second ad, timed to coincide with impeachment in the U.S. House this week, focuses mostly on opposition to President Donald Trump, playing to Democratic voters who cite defeating Trump as their top priority in 2020.
The proportional delegate system means losing candidates can still emerge from the "First in the South" with some valuable prizes in hand.
CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute will co-host the debate on Feb. 25 at the Gaillard Center in Charleston, the Democratic National Committee announced Thursday.
Four Republican women, including South Carolina's Nancy Mace, are calling themselves the "Conservative Squad" as part of a new tactic to reclaim GOP control of the U.S. House and win in 2020.
The 17-page ruling by Richland County Circuit Judge Jocelyn Newman effectively solidifies the S.C. GOP executive committee's near-unanimous vote earlier this year to skip their "First in the South" primary in 2020.
The billionaire former hedge-fund manager and longtime liberal activist has risen from a little-known outsider to become a credible contender in the polls and a fixture on the Democratic debate stages.
The plan could be particularly relevant in South Carolina, the only early-voting primary state with a substantial shoreline, where the coast plays a critical role in the state's tourism-heavy economy.
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren took her war on billionaires straight to the pair of ultra-rich 2020 candidates, where she equated Michael Bloomberg's plan to ignore early states like South Carolina to fundamentally skipping out on democracy itself.
The ad war has started early versus Democrat Joe Cunningham in his 2020 bid for reelection in South Carolina.
The Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890 resulted in 20 Medals of Honor being awarded to members of the 7th Cavalry. Some see that as a stain on the medal's prestige.
A key deadline has passed that likely will prevent a possible 2020 South Carolina Republican presidential primary from maintaining its famed "First in the South" status.
The S.C. Democratic Party's executive council is now slated to meet Friday to certify the candidates and then send on the final list to the S.C. Election Commission to prepare the ballots.
The decision came as Harris has struggled in recent months to regain the apparent momentum she had when she entered the race in January.
Pete Buttigieg's stunning rise to the top of the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential field could stall with his struggles to win over African American voters. He is trying to change that perception in his latest trip to South Carolina.
The clipboard-wielding volunteers greeting attendees at campaign rallies, the emails asking for signatures on a candidate's birthday card and the canvassers knocking on doors are all after the same thing: more information from you to refine the campaign's outreach.
Keith Waring, the only City Council incumbent to survive a challenge from one of the group’s candidates, says local politicians should take heed.
Called "Real Quid Pro Quo," the 30-second spot focuses on Democrat Joe Cunningham's vote for the impeachment inquiry.
It’s too bad Graham’s up for reelection at the same time as the president because our senior senator keeps getting dragged into national affairs. These days, he catches grief wherever he goes — just for trying to keep his job in trying times.
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