That wasn’t just an air horn blasting through the halls of Congress last week — it was an alarm.
Billionaire investor and Democratic activist Tom Steyer is bringing his call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump back to South Carolina, a state he says has a special status in the conversation due to its early place on the presidential primary voting calendar.
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.
Democrats in early-voting South Carolina are gearing up for a summer convention that's sure to draw many of the party's presidential contenders.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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