OK, this may be the stupidest controversy ever.
Element Electronics, which has an assembly plant in Winnsboro, was prepared to lay off 126 workers on Oct. 5, citing the impact of a tariff proposal that would raise the company's costs. Now, it won't have to.
The path remains far from certain, but South Carolina Democrats are already giddy at the possibility that longtime U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn could become the next speaker of the House.
Despite spending millions in response to recent hurricanes, including Harvey, Irma and Maria, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Wednesday they still have all the resources they need to assist with Hurricane Florence as it barrels toward the Carolinas.
The new high-profile book about President Donald Trump by famed Watergate reporter Bob Woodward reveals the vast extent to which U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has influenced Trump in the first year…
As speculation continues to rise that Haley could be a presidential contender herself in 2024 or beyond, her latest month as Security Council president and the impending Trump visit promises to offer another high-stakes test of her mettle under pressure.
"What this 'senior official in the Trump administration' has done, and is apparently intent on continuing to do, is a serious disservice," Haley wrote, "not just to the president but to the country."
Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, earlier this week hinted she’s bringing the U.N. Security Council to visit Charleston in September.
In this installment of “Poor Lindsey Graham,” the senator tries in vain to make the far right fall in love with him.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has notified Congress that he plans to sign a trade agreement with Mexico — and Canada, if it is willing — in 90 days, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Ligh…
The decision could affect nearly 21,000 civilian employees in South Carolina.
A group of nearly two dozen U.S. senators is calling on Boeing Co. to begin negotiations with a labor union representing employees at the aerospace giant's North Charleston campus.
"He was a difficult man," U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said. "He could be tough. But the joy that you received from being with him will sustain you for a lifetime, and I am so lucky to have been in his presence."
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration and Mexico have reached a preliminary accord to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement with a new deal that would be intended to encourage more m…
Apparently, Katie Arrington’s congressional campaign forgot to send out her statement condemning the recent murder of a pregnant Colorado woman and her two children.
John Sidney McCain III, the maverick Republican who twice sought the presidency and served in the Senate for more than three decades after surviving brutal captivity during the Vietnam War, di…
Sen. John McCain is discontinuing medical treatment, his family announced Friday, just more than a year after the maverick Republican from Arizona was diagnosed with brain cancer.
After Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen implicated the president in a crime in federal court earlier this week, questions remain about how much Trump knew and when he knew it.
The fake Facebook page for the Charleston County Republican Party went too far. But, accidentally or not, it also echoed a few private concerns of some GOP faithful.
Amid reports that U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., was warned years ago that one of her aides was a suspected Chinese spy, Graham wrote a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray to ask for more details about how the issue was handled.
Jay Richardson, who was the lead prosecutor in the Dylann Roof death penalty trial, and Marvin Quattlebaum received lifetime appointments to the key appellate posts.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., returned to South Carolina this weekend for his second visit to the early presidential primary state in recent months as he continues to lay the groundwork for a potential White House bid in 2020.
"Katie Arrington should be on Joe Cunningham’s payroll — and angling for a performance bonus," writes Brian Hicks.
Our weird political era just got a little hairier. For the first time, millions of Americans are asking, "What is Bigfoot erotica?"
The audio recording between then-candidate Donald Trump and his personal lawyer Michael Cohen in September 2016 has sparked a mystery.
Dozens of South Carolina churches and nonprofits are beginning to voice concern that parts of the recently enacted federal tax reform could hurt them, and even make many of them pay taxes for …
Two prominent South Carolina Republicans publicly voiced displeasure with President Donald Trump's performance in a joint press conference Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
More than two-dozen men barged into the Pickens County jail one morning in 1947, carrying shotguns and demanding the old man on duty turn over Willie Earle.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump de-escalated a confrontation with China on Wednesday, dropping plans to impose strict limits on Chinese investment in U.S. technology companies and instead …
Hours before voters headed to the polls for South Carolina's GOP primary runoff, President Donald Trump rallied supporters behind incumbent Gov. Henry McMaster.
Trump came to South Carolina to rally support for Gov. Henry McMaster on the eve of his GOP primary runoff against Greenville businessman John Warren.
In at least one way, South Carolina’s climate has changed noticeably.
So, the Republican primary runoff for governor has apparently come down to a race between Donald Trump and Nikki Haley.
A week after U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford lost his GOP primary race, President Donald Trump reportedly mocked the Charleston Republican in a closed-door meeting with his colleagues Tuesday evening o…
Over six weeks in April and May, nearly 2,000 children were separated from their parents under Trump's zero-tolerance policy.
The Trump administration is separating children from their parents as part of its strategy to regulate immigration. More than 2,300 children were taken from their parents at the border between May 5 and June 9.
Gov. Henry McMaster discounted growing criticism over the Trump administration's border policy that has separated thousands of children from their parents, saying there will be "harsh remedies" as the nation works to secure its borders.
Something doesn’t add up here.
Anyone who didn’t see that bus coming Tuesday apparently doesn’t look both ways before crossing the street.
U.S. Rep. Tom Rice, R-S.C., kept his primary challenger at bay, according to unofficial election results.
COLUMBIA — A decade-long nuclear project at the Savannah River Site was temporarily saved Thursday, as a federal judge seeks to decide whether the U.S. Department of Energy can end the trouble…
U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford honored a Berkeley County high school student whose art career has been made possible by an immigration policy the Republican has repeatedly voted against.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says North Korea's leader should not "hesitate to call me or write" if he changes his mind about their now-canceled summit.
The pending lawsuit comes at a pivotal time in the project's history. President Donald Trump's administration, like President Barack Obama's team before it, wants to dump the MOX program and implement a new strategy to deal with 34 metric tons of weapons-grade plutonium.
COLUMBIA — It's a familiar story in South Carolina: Nuclear contractors fail to produce a reliable schedule, start construction with just a fraction of design finished, and let pipes and other…
WASHINGTON - The Senate voted Thursday to confirm Gina Haspel as the next CIA director after several Democrats were persuaded to support her despite lingering concerns about her role in the br…
The U.S. Senate confirmed former South Carolina Education Superintendent Mick Zais as the nation's new deputy education secretary Wednesday in a vote that split along party lines.
COLUMBIA — Gov. Henry McMaster and six other Republican governors have signed a letter supporting President Donald Trump's nomination for a Nobel Peace Prize, though their reasoning was put in…
COLUMBIA — A short stack of South Carolina legislators is pushing to allow sports betting in the Palmetto State following a U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday that overturned a federal ban.
The United Nations ambassador offered Clemson University graduates a few concise words of wisdom: Be grateful.
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