Almost $2 billion will likely go to South Carolina from the latest federal package, designed to boost state efforts to combat the novel coronavirus.
Congress approved an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package that will provide one-time checks for most Americans and significant enhancements to unemployment benefits.
President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic.
More than 2.3 million people had jobs in South Carolina last month, and the state recorded an increase in more than 43,000 positions compared to the year before, according to survey data released by the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce on Friday.
South Carolina election officials may recommend postponing the statewide June 9 primary, citing concerns about safe and secure elections amid the spread of the contagious new coronavirus.
Nikki Haley's resignation from the Boeing board of directors is less about ideology than political calculus.
One day after the coronavirus was declared a pandemic, March Madness was canceled, spring training baseball got shut out and Disney World announced it would close.
In an email and video posted to Twitter on Thursday, Gabbard offered her full support to former Vice President Joe Biden, saying "it's clear that Democratic primary voters have chosen" him to take on President Donald Trump in November.
Republican U.S. Sen. Tim Scott voted against a $100 billion stimulus package Wednesday to blunt the economic impact of the coronavirus that has sent the American economy into a freefall.
Following is an ongoing list of arts and cultural organizations to support to help lessen the impact of the spread of coronavirus.
Locals officials have been most circumspect during this public health crisis.
South Carolina's 2020 election season is charging ahead as scheduled next week when the two-week candidate filing period opens at noon Monday, despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters at the Pentagon that President Donald Trump on Wednesday night gave him the authority to do what he needs to do.
Both men were focused intensely on Michigan, the night's biggest prize.
Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump’s outgoing chief of staff, landed himself in a vicious property dispute in South Carolina because he feared defaulting on a multi-million dollar bank loan would damage his growing political ambitions.
U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is picking favorites in the hotly contested Republican primary in South Carolina's 1st Congressional District.
South Carolina elections should serve as a model for the rest of the country for several reasons...
The Supreme Court wrestled Tuesday with whether to make it easier for the president to fire the head of the agency that enforces federal consumer financial laws, a decision that could ultimately impact a vast range of agencies.
The 2020 primary results for Joe Biden bodes well for Cunningham, D-Charleston, as he prepares to defend his turf from Republicans who are anxious to win back control of South Carolina's coastal 1st Congressional District.
The court said it would hear an appeal by 20 mainly Democratic states of a lower-court ruling that declared part of the statute unconstitutional and cast a cloud over the rest.
Four months from now, when Democrats meet at their national convention to choose their presidential nominee, they could look back and say South Carolina was where Joe Biden's rise began, or they could call it something else: A total fluke.
During an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper on Sunday morning, Joe Biden was hesitant to call himself the front-runner in the horse race for the Democratic nomination and said there still is a lot of campaigning to do before Super Tuesday.
Among the records blocked from public disclosure is a sworn deposition of Mulvaney, whose political career launched him from the South Carolina Legislature to Capitol Hill and into Trump's inner circle.
Joe Biden gets the win he needed desperately as a course correction to his White House run.
Bernie Sanders headlined a get-out-the-vote rally at Columbia's Finlay Park, hours before polls open for the "First in the South" primary. He called on voters to reject establishment candidates, none of whom, he said, can defeat President Donald Trump.
Trump said Pompeo would soon, at the president's direction, witness the signing of an agreement with the Taliban, an event that will see America's top diplomat stand with leaders of militants, who harbored al-Qaida before the 9/11 attacks and are responsible for the deaths of thousands of American servicemen and women.
The bill would place new restrictions on the marketing of e-cigarettes and ban flavors in tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes. It also would place a new excise tax on nicotine.
Former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg told a crowd in Charleston on Friday that he could be a cool, calm and collected leader to bring order back to the White House. Buttigieg spoke at the alumni association of The Citadel.
Former Vice President Joe Biden needs a win on Saturday. Many Democrats think he'll get it.
Former President Barack Obama is demanding a Republican Super PAC pull down a television advertisement in South Carolina that is attacking former Vice President Joe Biden in the lead up to the state's primary election on Saturday.
Klobuchar gained a brief moment of media spotlight after an unexpected third-place finish in the New Hampshire primaries, but has struggled to gain traction in the South Carolina race.
A lot goes on behind the scenes to prepare for a nationally televised presidential debate.
Speaking in Charleston on Monday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren touted her proposed wealth tax — one of the Massachusetts Democrat's most popular policies — and urged supporters to continue fighting for her campaign.
When voters in South Carolina head to the polls in the Democratic presidential primary Saturday, they will choose from the most progressive slate of platforms on climate change to date. Here's a summary of the top six contenders' plans.
In a North Charleston morning event focused on environmental justice, Martin Luther King III compared the struggle to get political action on climate change to the battle against systemic racism his father had waged more than a half century before.
Trump pushed back Friday accusing Democrats of launching a disinformation campaign.
"Another misinformation campaign is being launched by Democrats in Congress saying that Russia prefers me to any of the Do Nothing Democrat candidates who still have been unable to, after two weeks, count their votes in Iowa. Hoax number 7!" Trump tweeted.
Folks in Oregon, West Virginia, Colorado and New York are contemplating secession. They should talk to South Carolina first ...
South Carolina Democrats need to inject a little clarity, and sanity, into the 2020 presidential race
The campaign on Monday filed a request for a partial recanvass of the Iowa caucus results, citing "mathematical errors and inconsistencies" in more than two dozen locations that it says would change the results if amended.
President Donald Trump is offering a $4.8 trillion election-year budget plan that recycles previously rejected cuts to domestic programs to promise a balanced budget in 15 years — all while boosting the military and leaving Social Security and Medicare benefits untouched.
This is Inside 2020, a round up of Democratic presidential primary news ahead of the Feb. 29 vote.
Upstate Republicans want to play a dirty trick on South Carolina Democrats during their presidential primary. And that's a bad idea.
The chemicals that infiltrated the water wells are closely associated with an industrial firefighting foam the Air Force used for decades during accidents and training exercises.
As President Donald Trump basked in his impeachment acquittal on Thursday, he personally thanked South Carolina Republican Tim Scott for being the first to call and tell him, "You did nothing wrong."
U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham plans to vote against an upcoming pro-labor bill in the House that seeks to strengthen unions, breaking with most other Democrats who have thrown their support behind the measure.
South Carolina's voter rolls grew by 70,715 names in the last six months, an increase that surpasses the bump seen here in 2016, when both Republicans and Democrats had presidential nominating contests in the state.
South Carolina Democrat Joe Cunningham enters his 2020 reelection fight with more than $2 million in his war chest, eclipsing all of his five Republican challengers in the state's 1st Congressional District race.
The Post and Courier asked South Carolina's Democratic Party county leaders to share the four candidates drawing the most interest in the 2020 contest. Biden leads, but after him, the picture is much more of a free-for-all.
The Post and Courier asked S.C. county Democratic Party chairs each to name four candidates who are getting their attention in the 2020 White House run.
New lab results show the tap water at the Crescent Mobile Home Park contains man-made chemicals known as PFAS for short. The chemicals were used for decades in a variety of industrial processes, including the creation of a firefighting foam that was showered onto military bases during accidents and training exercises.
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