Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham says President Donald Trump's decision to deny House Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for her upcoming trip abroad is "inappropriate."
South Carolina lawmakers are pushing a bill to exempt federal workers in South Carolina from being penalized for not paying their property taxes on time as the federal government's record-setting shutdown heads toward its fourth week.
Tim Scott only said what many other people were already thinking.
The state Department of Social Services is distributing food stamp benefits early as a result of the ongoing partial federal government shutdown, which is now the longest in the country's history.
"I'm not interested," Trump said of Graham's idea. "I want to get it solved. I don't want to just delay it."
Sen. Lindsey Graham says he encouraged Trump during a telephone conversation Sunday to reopen government for a period of weeks to try to negotiate a deal with Democrats that would break the impasse.
True story: South Carolina didn’t formally endorse a woman’s right to vote until three weeks before the first man walked on the moon.
"Some in our party wonder why Republicans are constantly accused of racism — it is because of our silence when things like this are said," U.S. Sen. Tim Scott wrote of U.S. Rep. Steve King's recent comment.
As the partial government shutdown approaches its fourth week, hundreds of federal workers in South Carolina will not receive their scheduled paychecks Friday, leaving many low-income employees uncertain about how they will afford their bills and other necessities.
South Carolina's new Democratic congressman on Tuesday unveiled his plans for keeping offshore drilling and seismic testing blasts away from the state's coastline with a bill that would ban such action for 10 years.
The likely departures of U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott from the Senate Armed Services Committee will end a remarkable streak: The Palmetto State has consistently had at least one senator on it every year dating as far back as 1958.
So 2019 is off to a stellar start — 800,000 federal employees out of work, the stock market on a roller coaster and Nikki Haley lost her Twitter.
As talk of impeaching President Donald Trump rises among a few members of the new House majority, both of South Carolina's Democrats say it is too soon to have those discussions and other issues should take priority.
Keeping his campaign promise not to vote for Nancy Pelosi for House speaker, new U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham instead cast his first vote as a member of Congress on Thursday for U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos.
The Charleston area's U.S. Rep.-elect Joe Cunningham is set to be sworn in Thursday after months of preparation since he pulled off his November election upset.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday took the first major step toward launching a widely anticipated campaign for the presidency, hoping her reputation as a populist fighter can help her navigate a Democratic field that could include nearly two dozen candidates.
Chances look slim for ending the partial government shutdown any time soon.
A shutdown affecting parts of the federal government appeared no closer to resolution Wednesday.
Recently impeded by the farm bill, the Trump administration will attempt to go through the USDA to alter food stamp rules.
The incoming Charleston Democrat has hired April Derr, a longtime aide for Republican U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford, as his new constituent services director.
Just when South Carolina begins to look relatively sane compared to other states, the GOP comes along and says “hold my beer.”
Collman Lloyd, 7, of Lexington, SC, told The Post and Courier that she enjoyed her Christmas Eve chat.
President Donald Trump lashed out at the Federal Reserve on Monday after administration officials spent the weekend trying to assure the public and financial markets that Jerome Powell's job a…
A top White House official warned Sunday that it’s “very possible” the partial government shutdown stretches into the new year and that how quickly numerous shuttered Cabinet departments and agencies resume doing the people’s business is up to Senate Democrats.
As the partial government shutdown approached, U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., called what's happening in Washington "completely chaotic."
President Donald Trump has announced that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will retire at the end of February.
U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-Spartanburg, plans to rejoin South Carolina's largest law firm, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, as a white collar criminal defense attorney.
South Carolina lawmakers are among those fighting for President Trump's border wall funding at the 11th hour.
The South Carolina Republican said he would be meeting with Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis to "find out what the hell happened" that led to Trump's decision on Syria.
So, just about everybody in South Carolina is suing the president — except Gov. Henry McMaster.
A federal judge in Texas threw a dagger into the Affordable Care Act on Friday night, ruling that the entire health-care law is unconstitutional because of a recent change in federal tax law.
The bill will legalize hemp production in all 50 states, assist owners of heirs' property and help the farmers who produce the boiled peanuts, ever-popular in South Carolina.
President Donald Trump's former lawyer has been sentenced to three years in prison.
With political pressure mounting, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and Attorney General Alan Wilson spoke last week about their opposition to President Donald Trump's effort to open up the Atlantic Ocean to offshore drilling.
Lawmakers missed a Sept. 30 deadline to approve a new farm bill before the last one expired. After facing a series of setbacks in recent years, South Carolina farmers are left waiting and hoping for the key safety net to pass out of Congress soon.
The nation's capital embraced George H.W. Bush in death with solemn ceremony and high tributes to his service and decency, as the remains of the 41st president took their place in the Capitol Rotunda.
George H.W. Bush is ready to embark on his final journey to Washington as the nation salutes the 41st president for his lifetime of public service
Tim Scott could save the Republican Party from itself.
Democrats easily reclaimed the majority in the midterm elections for the first time since 2010, meaning the five Republicans in South Carolina's seven-member House delegation will no longer be part of the party in power.
George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led voters to turn him out of office after a single term, has died. He was 94.
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.
Two South Carolinians in Congress are set to take on major new roles in the upcoming session.
Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has told Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed.
U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy downplayed speculation Wednesday that he could be the next attorney general, saying he would be willing to take a call from President Donald Trump but still plans to leave national politics.
In which Lindsey Graham vacillates between his old Maverick ways and his newfound role as Trump manager.
The two newest members of the South Carolina delegation have arrived in the nation's capital, where early jockeying for influence is already getting underway as incoming lawmakers begin congressional orientation.
So, now it’s Mark Sanford’s fault that Katie Arrington lost?
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions was pushed out Wednesday as the country's chief law enforcement officer after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from Pres…
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