U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson of South Carolina says he had no knowledge that there was anything improper with the $5,400 in contributions and will return the money immediately.
S.C. Senator Lindsey Graham castigated President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria as "a disaster in the making."
The White House said Sunday that U.S. forces in northeast Syria will move aside and clear the way for an expected Turkish assault, essentially abandoning Kurdish fighters who fought alongside American forces in the yearslong battle to defeat Islamic State militants.
At the very least, you’d think Jaime Harrison would send Lindsey Graham a thank-you note.
Headlining a fundraiser Friday night for South Carolina Democrats, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she is committed to leading Congress through the "difficult" process of launching an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
Some South Carolina congressmen have a point: Democrats could have launched their inquiry into an intelligence agent’s whistleblower complaint about Trump without using the term “impeachment.” And probably should have. The right thing to do in a situation like this is to gather all the facts, and then decide what to do. As congressman Joe Cunningham suggested.
South Carolina’s senior senator has been getting trolled mercilessly this week on social media — and the media in general — for his apparently, uh, evolving views on impeachment.
A cellphone micro-jamming test inside a South Carolina prison proves that inmates' calls can be blocked without interfering with signals beyond their confinement, according to a federal report released Wednesday.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham didn't immediately sign on to House Speaker Nancy's Pelosi's call for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
State Rep. Nancy Mace says that she believes the power to stop offshore drilling rests with the state ... and the U.S. Senate will never pass Cunningham’s bill anyway. She has a point on the Senate, but her main argument doesn’t hold water — even with other Republicans.
The South Carolina Republican Party has come up with an ingenious plan to save taxpayer money.
The head of the National Weather Service issued a strong public defense Monday of forecasters who contradicted President Donald Trump's claim that Hurricane Dorian posed a threat to Alabama as it approached the United States.
While South Carolina was evacuating, and waiting, we missed North Carolina getting completely scrambled.
Eight months into his tenure in Congress, U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham is drawing praise from an unexpected source: A conservative advocacy group funded by the Koch brothers.
Attorney General Alan Wilson joined 14 other attorneys general around the country in signing the brief, which says sexual orientation is not covered under workplace civil rights protections.
The fundraiser marked Pence's third visit this year alone to South Carolina — a state that is unlikely to be particularly competitive in next year's general election but will play a critical early-voting role in the 2024 GOP presidential primaries.
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 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.
Andrew Wheeler, who has officially served as head of the EPA since February, gave a wide-ranging interview to the Post and Courier Friday and expressed interest in whether there's enough regulation on chemicals known as PFOS and PFOAs.
"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.
"I plan to run for re-election, but that will be my last one if I run," U.S. Sen. Tim Scott said in a wide-ranging interview Thursday at The Post and Courier's "Pints and Politics" event.
Aiming to play the traditional role of healer during national tragedy, President Donald Trump paid visits Wednesday to two cities reeling from mass shootings that left 31 dead and dozens more wounded.
The emerging plan would create a federal grant program to encourage states to adopt "red flag" laws to take guns away from people believed to be dangers to themselves or others.
Gov. Henry McMaster has formed a massive committee to raise awareness about the 2020 census. The list of 55 groups could grow.
Unfortunately, Dylann Roof wasn’t an outlier — there are hundreds more like him.
On Sunday, the Charleston congressman posted a short video on Twitter showing his phone screen as he searched for Donald Trump’s account and — gasp — unfollowed the president.
Nikki Haley fans were no doubt thrilled to learn she is now one of America’s top 10 most admired women.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former special counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday dismissed President Donald Trump's claims that his investigation had exonerated the president of obstructing his probe into…
"Fifteen dollars may sound good in places like San Fran, but not back home," Cunningham said, in explaining why he voted against his fellow Democrats to raise the federal minimum wage.
Cheated out of an expected presidential bid – literally – Mark Sanford says now, a decade later, it might be his moment to hit the trail.
For real, this time.
Just when he’d reached the peak of his popularity among Republican primary voters, practically assuring himself of another term, our senior senator had to mouth off and sound all reasonable.
So, when President Donald Trump made Nikki Haley an offer she couldn’t refuse, he may have been settling some family business.
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday that President Donald Trump should "admit that climate change is real" and help form solutions that will protect the environment without destroying America's economy.
Donald Trump predicted this Madness.
Said a South Carolina friend of Ross Perot: "He loved South Carolina, he loved the (aircraft carrier) Yorktown. He was a Navy man. He was a great, great patriot."
Republicans are already lining up to challenge congressman Joe Cunningham, apoplectic that they lost the 1st District seat last year to a Democrat.
Joe Biden's comments came as he and rival presidential candidate Kamala Harris were set to circle each other while campaigning Sunday in South Carolina.
State Sen. Gerald Malloy recently suggested it’s time for voters to decide whether South Carolina is finally game for casinos.
Nikki Haley was in Jerusalem this week, attending a conference on U.S.-Israel relations, visiting the Western Wall — and polishing her image as a world leader.
Meanwhile, 6,000 miles away, other folks were doing their best to make her one.
The decision effectively leaves in place the status quo in South Carolina, where state lawmakers redraw legislative district maps every 10 years.
South Carolina Democrats feel pretty good about this past weekend.
Poor Lindsey Graham.
South Carolina's Democratic leader says he granted MSNBC exclusive live rights to this weekend's party convention because the network agreed to show speeches from 21 presidential contenders and offered a strong chance to reach black voters.
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris says her experience as a prosecutor has given her insight into trying to improve the criminal justice system and distinguishes her among the crowded field taking on President Donald Trump.
Nikki Haley is publishing a new book this fall, and she’s going to Iowa next week — so of course she’s running for president. Right?
The White House proposed eliminating the Economic Development Administration in their budget proposal this year, casting the move as “part of the Administration's plans to move the Nation towards fiscal responsibility and to redefine the proper role of the Federal Government.”
Voters may not care as much about where the presidential candidates stand as what they eat, especially in a region where food is tied up with cultural expression and community identity.
A man who applied to oversee South Carolina’s colleges and universities was recently grilled by state officials about his views on … the Confederacy.
Wesley Donehue apparently doesn't know his retail clientele very well.
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