Palmetto Sunrise: John Kasich in North Charleston today

John Kasich speaks during Republican presidential debate at Milwaukee Theatre, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Republican presidential hopeful John Kasich will hold a town hall in North Charleston today, his second time in the state in 10 days.

The Ohio governor will hold the town hall at 4:30 p.m. at Vapor Apparel in North Charleston. He also will hold a town hall in Spartanburg earlier in the day.

The appearance comes a day after state Rep. Jeff Bradley, R-Hilton Head Island, announced his endorsement of the candidate.

“(Kasich’s) ideas for balancing the federal budget, rebuilding our military, and encouraging job creation are exactly what America needs right now,” Bradley said in a press release. “His response to the attacks in Paris only confirmed my belief that he is the right person for the job. He has the national security policy experience and vision to be a strong Commander in Chief and keep our country safe.”

Bradley joins Sen. Ray Cleary, R-Murrells Inlet, and Rep. Gary Clary, R-Clemson, as state co-chairmen of the Kasich campaign’s South Carolina leadership team.

Other news making headlines this morning:

South Carolina farmers hope for a lifeline as flood losses pile up (The Post and Courier)

South Carolina to reduce income tax withholdings (The Associated Press)

Jeb Bush exhorts US to lead fight against Islamic State in Citadel speech (The Post and Courier)

Poll: After debate, Trump still leads SC GOP primary (The State)

Ethics panel drops allegations against attorney general (The Post and Courier)

Bloomberg Poll: Most Americans Oppose Syrian Refugee Resettlement (Bloomberg News)

Trump questions feasibility of religious test for refugees(The Associated Press)

Three top state prosecutors: Transferring Gitmo detainees to mainland illegal (The Post and Courier)

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Reach Maya T. Prabhu at (843) 509-8933.

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