It’s a simple question.
More than 520,000 people have been apprehended on the southern border so far this fiscal year, according to acting Customs and Border Protection director John Sanders, averaging over 4,500 arrests per day over the past week.
Democratic presidential candidates, you have a problem.
When Lindsey Graham is right, he’s right.
A Senate bill would not only make threats against anyone a crime, it would require the suspect to undergo a mental health evaluation before they can make bail.
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is adding to her list of African American endorsements in South Carolina, the first test of the black vote in next year's primary elections.
Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller's report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump had tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller's removal to stop him from investigating.
We now interrupt our regularly scheduled partisan rancor for a message from Henry McMaster.
That old Charleston drawl was unmistakable.
Part 3: In cities and towns along the U.S. / Mexico border, locals try to ignore controversy surrounding The Wall. But concertina wire and traveling militias sometimes make that impossible.
Part 2: In Tijuana, Mexico, thousands of refugees wait for their asylum hearings.
Part 4: U.S. Sen. Tim Scott is walking along one of the oldest stretches of The Wall, outlining his answer to the nation’s $5.7 billion question.
Part 1: Along the U.S.-Mexico border, The Wall barely slows down illegal immigration. The country's real security is the Border Patrol.
South Carolina is a house that stands divided when it comes to the issue of offshore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean — at least if you are following legislation in Columbia.
Sherri Lydon, the U.S. Attorney for the District of South Carolina, revealed an alleged scheme that included kickbacks, overseas call centers, prescriptions obtained through telemedicine doctors and millions of dollars in arm, back and neck braces that were billed to Medicare.
Tom Mullikin was handpicked by Gov. Henry McMaster last year to defend South Carolina from rising sea levels, persistent flooding and severe storms coming in from the Atlantic.
Ernest Frederick “Fritz” Hollings, the charismatic and quick-witted former U.S. senator and South Carolina governor who became one of the state's most important national political figures, die…
The bribes included video game consoles, laptop computers, remote speakers and televisions, the indictment said.
Our annual mass alien abduction, aka Daylight Saving Time, remains a target of politician. But not changing our clocks is more complicated than it sounds.
That wasn’t just an air horn blasting through the halls of Congress last week — it was an alarm.
The mayor of America's most populated city became the latest in a swarm of potential 2020 presidential hopefuls to descend on South Carolina this weekend, testing out a progressive message as he considers a Democratic bid for the White House despite vocal critics back home.
A crew of North Charleston firefighters and EMTs were training on the department’s fire boat in the Ashley River last Friday.
China poses a significant threat to cybersecurity across the U.S., federal officials warned Wednesday in a visit to South Carolina, and addressing the challenge will require a nationwide response.
Senior South Carolina congressman Democrat Jim Clyburn says reparations favored by the left, and opportunity zones favored by the right, are both bad ideas.
If you want to know how not to run an election, just take a drive up the interstate. Because North Carolina is putting on a clinic.
COLUMBIA — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, considered a likely 2020 presidential candidate, swept into South Carolina on Friday, advocating for higher wages, calling for better health insurance and e…
The measure would lengthen the amount of time a gun purchase can be delayed when the FBI has not completed a background check from three days to up to 20 days.
Two months after leaving her post as President Donald Trump's ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley is wading back into national politics with a new policy group and a forthcoming book…
Some people are a little concerned about Lindsey Graham.
Under the initiative, which went into law as part of the tax overhaul that Congress passed in 2017, states can choose a certain number of areas in the state considered "distressed" to receive tax incentives that encourage businesses to make long-term investments in low-income communities.
Federal contractors at the Savannah River Site accepted tickets to Alabama football games, the Masters golf tournament and NASCAR races, YETI coolers, hunting rifles and cellphones, in exchange for handing out work at the nuclear storage facility, a new federal lawsuit alleges.
As a legal and policy liaison for Nancy Pelosi on judicial and oversight issues, Charleston native Michael Tecklenburg counsels the House speaker on some of the thorniest topics in politics today. But he had to overcome significant personal hurdles to get there.
Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump announced Friday he was declaring a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to cons…
Imaad Zuberi, a California venture capitalist who donated $52,500 to Gov. Henry McMaster's campaign, was named in a subpoena seeking financial records from the Trump inaugural committee, according to the New York Times.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham has invited a Republican friend to be his guest at Tuesday's State of the Union address: Folly Beach Mayor Tim Goodwin.
As a Feb. 15 deadline approaches, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday he is "not very optimistic" about the odds that Democrats and Republicans will be able to strike a deal over border wall funding and encouraged President Donald Trump to take the issue into his own hands.
A few weeks ago, a Columbia anti-abortion activist sat in a legislative hearing and claimed the Bible says women aren’t fit for public office.
The higher costs prevented Kent International's Clarendon County bicycle plant from paying bonuses to employees last year, its CEO said.
So you’ve decided to run for president in South Carolina’s Democratic primary.
In U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren's first visit to South Carolina on Wednesday night, the Massachusetts Democrat made clear that she intends to compete vigorously in the early presidential primary state.
Flanked by lawmakers, sheriffs and doctors in white lab coats, Attorney General Alan Wilson led an invigorated press conference on Wednesday to denounce legislation that would allow patients to obtain marijuana with a doctor's prescription.
The federal government may be closed, but the Atlantic is apparently still open for business.
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."
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.
Meet the Team
Ask the Team / Submit a Tip
Send your politics questions and/or tips to our team by emailing email@example.com.