Republican Mark Sanford will use the $1.3 million left in his congressional campaign account to challenge President Donald Trump for the White House, new federal election filings show.
Despite being a Republican, the 2020 presidential hopeful received a warm reception from many voters at the event, with onlookers asking to shake his hand and take selfies.
A historic 2020 presidential election collided with a beloved piece of South Carolina political history, as the long-running Galivants Ferry Stump Meeting added a new chapter to its 143-year tradition by hosting White House hopefuls for the first time.
"I don't want to make this my only debate between myself and the president of the United States," Sanford said, gesturing to a cardboard cutout of President Donald Trump.
"Beyond 2020, I'm going to continue to stay heavily involved in the conservative movement in South Carolina and I'm going to continue to serve in a variety of ways," Warren said.
Tickets for the private fundraiser — Joe Biden’s first in Charleston — ranged from $500 to $2,800.
Amanda Cunningham, wife of Democrat Joe Cunningham, took to social media to unload about what she saw as shortcomings in the congressional health care plan.
Though the election is more than a month away, one candidate has already notched a victory.
A wave of retirement announcements by House Republicans in recent weeks won't hit the shores of South Carolina anytime soon.
The South Carolina Republican Party has come up with an ingenious plan to save taxpayer money.
Jarvis Houston, who was most recently chief of staff for a New York state senator and has experience managing campaigns, will oversee Buttigieg's South Carolina team, which has now expanded to 33 staffers on the ground, according to the campaign.
In an interview with The Post and Courier, Riley praised Joe Biden's lengthy political career and the candidate's focus on what he views as pragmatic solutions.
The president deployed material he's used to criticize the former South Carolina congressman and governor in the past: His 2009 affair and his failed 2018 congressional race.
Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford formally announced his bid to challenge President Donald Trump for the White House on Sunday. He faces long odds in a fractured Republican Party.
While South Carolina was evacuating, and waiting, we missed North Carolina getting completely scrambled.
Bernie Sanders wasn't competitive with Hillary Clinton in South Carolina in 2016. He expects 2020 to be much different.
Trump's popularity among South Carolina Republicans meant he was always likely to be the state's pick for GOP nominee, but the decision to scrap the primary will prevent any of his challengers from even competing against him here.
Republican Mark Sanford will delay making an announcement about a possible White House bid until after Hurricane Dorian and its impact on the Carolinas and the nation are clear.
"A reasonable mind would say this is kind of silly," S.C. Republican National Committeewoman Cindy Costa said of holding a primary that would give challengers a stage versus President Donald Trump.
Sheriff Andy Strickland was only trying to help. He simply wanted to remind the 130 or so employees working for him at the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office that, in South Carolina, they have n…
"I hope that whatever Iowa would bring, what we’ve done here would strengthen the prospect that we can continue to win here," the former vice president said in an interview with The Post and Courier.
Former Vice President Joe Biden pushed back on a report in the Washington Post on Thursday that he recently told an inaccurate story in New Hampshire about traveling to Afghanistan to reward a heroic Navy captain.
Of all the many candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary field, few others have experienced such a pronounced disconnect between the size and enthusiasm of their crowds in South Carolina and their standing in the polls here than O'Rourke.
In a tweet sent late Tuesday, President Trump referred to Mark Sanford as "Mr. Appalachian Trail" in a dig at Sanford's 2009 extramarital affair with an Argentine journalist when he was the South Carolina governor.
Two Mount Pleasant Town Council members have declined to seek re-election in November, giving Mayor Will Haynie an opening to gain more support, and former Mayor Linda Page is seeking public office.
Presidential candidates are magnifying Denmark, SC's ongoing water issue. Twelve years ago it was a rural Dillon County school that drew the national spotlight.
From the sisters of Alpha Kappa Alpha to the teachers who protested at the Statehouse for better school conditions, Harris has sought to harness existing networks on the ground in South Carolina to jumpstart her campaign here.
Nearly a quarter of South Carolina Republicans say a 2020 presidential primary would only be an opportunity for President Donald Trump’s enemies to hurt him. So, of course, they shouldn’t hold one.
The past few weeks have seen a steady steam of presidential hopefuls releasing detailed plans for how they would seek to lift up rural communities.
It’s hard to overstate the importance of North Charleston these days.
The Roosevelt Caucus, which Graham is a co-chair, is named after Republican President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt, who created the U.S. Forest Service in 1905 and worked to conserve 230 million acres during his presidency.
Even if Mark Sanford ran for president, South Carolina Republicans say they are firmly in Donald Trump's corner.
The Charleston mayor’s race officially kicks off at noon Monday, when filing for the November election closes.
Originally targeted for a Jan. 1, 2020, rollout, South Carolina's new election systems are ready ahead of schedule and will be in place for the 2019 municipal elections.
John Hickenlooper is expected to drop out of the Democratic presidential primary today.
As the Iowa State Fair draws to a close, a handful of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are now turning their attention to South Carolina in the days ahead.
The event will mark Pence's third trip to the key early primary state of South Carolina in 2019 alone — fueling speculation that he could be laying preliminary groundwork for his own potential future bid for president.
The more Mark Sanford warns us about looming dark days, the more he sounds like The Dark Knight.
Mark Sanford, still mulling a possible 2020 presidential bid, will travel to New Hampshire on Tuesday as he nears a final decision on whether he will mount a serious run against Donald Trump.
As the 2020 Democratic race prepares to enter the crucial fall campaign season, it's now former Vice President Joe Biden who is far in front of the pack for South Carolina's pivotal First in the South primary — and determined not to let history repeat itself.
"He's thoughtful most of the time. We agree almost none of the time. And he is very likable all of the time," U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., said of Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker.
In a hyper-crowded Democratic presidential primary field, the Colorado senator sought to distinguish himself as the candidate with some of the most direct education experience as a former superintendent of Denver schools.
Cory Booker told The Post and Courier the town hall was not only about persuading voters but also was healing.
In the first day of open election filings in Charleston and North Charleston, three Charleston and two North Charleston candidates threw their name in the hat for the November mayoral races.
The group 314 Action spent more than half a million dollars to help Democrat Joe Cunningham win in 2018. The PAC is again preparing to invest heavily in 2020.
Dating back to Gen. Wade Hampton's campaign for governor in 1876, when he arrived on horseback to speak to voters, the Galivants Ferry Stump is considered to be the longest continually running event of its kind in the country.
If Dorchester County needs a campaign slogan for its November bond referendums, it should try this: SLOW GROWTH — VOTE YES.
Democrats intensified an acrimonious battle over health care on Wednesday that showcased deep divisions within the party and focused on the dispute between former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris.
Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker will spend his Monday night in Charleston, where he will take part in a town hall. It could give him a boost in a state where he needs it.
As Democrat Adair Ford Boroughs begins a long-shot challenge to incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, she's looking to the same playbook that led to Cunningham's upset victory last year.
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