You can tell a real South Carolinian based on what goes into their mouth and what comes out.
Mark Sanford's departure message from Congress includes a thank you to the role former wife Jenny Sanford played in his political campaigns and raising their sons.
Just when South Carolina begins to look relatively sane compared to other states, the GOP comes along and says “hold my beer.”
The question has moved to the forefront after media reports and chatter among politicos and Republicans about Trump alternatives ahead of the primary season.
A national stir has begun as to whether South Carolina Republicans will even hold a presidential primary in 2020 that could challenge the party leader, President Donald Trump.
As a crucial vote on the Senate’s criminal justice reform bill loomed Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott introduced an amendment that would withhold federal money from states that fail to maintain d…
Lobbyists again will be called on to push medical marijuana in 2019.
U.S. Housing Secretary Dr. Ben Carson will be the keynote speaker for the Charleston County Republican Party's second annual black history recognition to be held in February.
The fight came about after Trump upped the ante in a threatened government shutdown.
South Carolina election officials have taken a key step toward replacing the state's 13,000 outdated voting machines and want the new system to generate a paper record after each ballot is cast.
In the weeks since his stunning victory in South Carolina, Democrat Joe Cunningham has been looking to capitalize — literally — on his win.
Whether political signs are in trouble or are just plain troublesome depends on that age-old real estate adage: Location, location, location.
Tim Scott could save the Republican Party from itself.
"As long as his health is good I think he's fine for two more terms, maybe three," South Carolina political observer and author Jack Bass says of Lindsey Graham's future in the Senate.
South Carolina's Jim Clyburn returns to a seat of power in the House.
This is what was really going on inside the Arrington campaign while national analysts continually categorized the district as "safe Republican."
When Nikki Haley left the White House in October after politely resigning her post as United Nations ambassador, she probably had her own little Schwarzenegger moment.
Excuse the Charleston County Republican Party if its members are feeling a little blue these days.
Charleston County election officials continued their registration efforts this year by reaching out to legal voters inside the county jail population.
In which Lindsey Graham vacillates between his old Maverick ways and his newfound role as Trump manager.
Phil Chambers, who was a senior advisor on James Smith's campaign for governor and the chief of staff to S.C. Democratic Party chairman Trav Robertson, started working Monday in a leadership role at Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's Democratic Victory Fund.
Outgoing U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford analyzes why Katie Arrington and the Republican Party fumbled away South Carolina's 1st Congressional District last week.
Less than a week after Democrat Joe Cunningham pulled off his stunning upset victory in the South Carolina's 1st Congressional District, Republicans are already sizing up the potential 2020 field of challengers.
It was always going to be difficult for Democrat James Smith to win South Carolina's governor's race, but after his loss, Democratic strategists pointed to missteps, including a lack of focus on fundraising and too much attention to retail politics.
The state's dated voting machines contributed to Tuesday's long wait times at the polls.
It may be easier to win a seat in Congress than to keep it.
Mark Sanford got more than 100 write in votes in Tuesday's election.
So, now it’s Mark Sanford’s fault that Katie Arrington lost?
Here are the final unofficial results for contested key state and local Democrat and Republican races from Tuesday. Results will be certified Friday. Incumbents are shown with (i).
While the Lowcountry's 1st Congressional District race garnered attention for months as a potentially competitive contest, Democrat Joe Cunningham's victory over Republican Katie Arrington still stunned many political experts.
Only 600 of 800 scheduled workers showed up for duty in Charleston County.
"We lost because Mark Sanford could not understand that this race was about the conservative movement — and not about him," Katie Arrington said in her first public comments since her Election Night defeat.
No blue wave washed over South Carolina, but isolated flooding in Charleston carried Joe Cunningham to victory. There's a lesson in that.
Democrat Joe Cunningham took an early morning lead over Republican Katie Arrington for Charleston's seat in Congress and was declared the winner at 2 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Democrats have won a handful of Republican-held House seats along the East Coast, bolstering their hopes of retaking the House in Tuesday's midterm elections.
Republican Superintendent Molly Spearman cake-walked Tuesday into a second term heading South Carolina's public schools, with only nominal opposition on the ballot.
Attorney General Alan Wilson won a third term as South Carolina's top prosecutor.
All five of South Carolina's congressional incumbents seeking reelection won their races Tuesday, earning another two years in office, according to the Associated Press.
Behind an improving economy and strong support for President Donald Trump, Henry McMaster was elected Tuesday to his first full four-year term in South Carolina’s governor office.
Civil rights groups and election officials fielded thousands of reports of voting irregularities across the country Tuesday.
As McMaster and Smith barnstormed across South Carolina over the final week of the governor's race, doggedly pursuing every last vote they could find, the opponents and their supporters offered starkly contrasting views of the state's trajectory.
Election Day is Tuesday. Polls open statewide from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
With Election Day just days away, President Donald Trump has recorded a last-minute robocall urging South Carolina voters to cast their ballots for Republican congressional candidate Katie Arrington.
While the top-of-the-ticket race for South Carolina governor and lieutenant governor have garnered most of the attention, voters will also be asked to choose several other statewide leaders in Tuesday's election.
Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, campaigned for Republican Katie Arrington in Charleston on Saturday.
It's one of the perplexing questions recent arrivals to South Carolina bring up:
The Republican National Congressional Committee is upping its TV buy to support Katie Arrington for Congress in her tightening race with Democrat Joe Cunningham.
Support for President Donald Trump's plan to end birthright citizenship is breaking along party lines in South Carolina, including in the race for Charleston's seat in Congress.
As Election Day draws near, the stakes are high and questions loom large.
South Carolina voters will tell you the midterms are about more than President Trump, and more than their own political party.
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