Excuse the Charleston County Republican Party if its members are feeling a little blue these days.
An attorney hired by SCANA Corp. took the blame for deleting key portions of an audit about the company's failed South Carolina nuclear project.
In which Lindsey Graham vacillates between his old Maverick ways and his newfound role as Trump manager.
Ahead of being sworn in Wednesday as a S.C. Senator, Dick Harpootlian said he'll approach his new job differently than how he handled his post as S.C. Democratic chair.
The state's dated voting machines contributed to Tuesday's long wait times at the polls.
Federal law enforcement officials watched on this week as SCANA’s chief executive testified about its failed nuclear project, the clearest indication yet that the company and its leaders could still face criminal charges for their role in one of the biggest financial messes in state history.
So, now it’s Mark Sanford’s fault that Katie Arrington lost?
South Carolina Supreme Court justices suggested Thursday that GOP lawmakers quit squabbling and work together to address a crisis involving billions of taxpayer dollars.
Addison faced a barrage of questions about SCANA's handling of the abandoned nuclear project. He's the first executive to take the stand for SCANA, the Cayce-based company that owns South Carolina Electric & Gas.
Close races in the S.C. House in Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester counties could be indicative of a changing population, as a "blue wave" helped Democrats claim two seats in Berkeley and challenges others.
No blue wave washed over South Carolina, but isolated flooding in Charleston carried Joe Cunningham to victory. There's a lesson in that.
In Charleston County's elections on Tuesday, there were no major upsets in the races for the State House or Charleston County Council, but Democrats did squeeze in one narrow victory for a loc…
Republican Superintendent Molly Spearman cake-walked Tuesday into a second term heading South Carolina's public schools, with only nominal opposition on the ballot.
Attorney General Alan Wilson won a third term as South Carolina's top prosecutor.
Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, campaigned for Republican Katie Arrington in Charleston on Saturday.
COLUMBIA — SCANA's current and former executives misled utility regulators about the forecasted cost of its South Carolina nuclear project more than two years before the reactors were abandone…
Supporters of a ballot referendum to make the state superintendent of education an appointed position have grown concerned that the measure could be at risk of failing, prompting a more vigorous 11th-hour campaign to educate voters about the issue.
S.C. utility commission will kickoff a weeks-long hearing that will decide who pays for SCANA's 55 percent share of the project: the utility or its roughly 728,000 electric customers. Here's what to watch.
The conviction and 18-month sentence last week for former Rep. Jim Harrison, pending a likely appeal, was the biggest boost in years for proponents of cleaning up corruption in the S.C.
On the last day of his trial, former state lawmaker Jim Harrison took the stand, defending his two decades in public office and firing back against allegations
In the near-term, the ruling means South Carolina Senate Republicans won't be able to fund expensive attack ads against a Democratic candidate this month.
The Republican nominee for the 1st Congressional District devotes so much effort to her job that she even tries to win the votes of people who endorsed her opponent.
Former South Carolina lawmaker Jim Harrison didn't show up to his ongoing public corruption trial Thursday morning due to an unspecified medical issue, as prosecutors continued to probe his decade of work for a beleaguered consulting firm.
A second employee tasked with auditing South Carolina’s failed nuclear project says that SCANA Corp.’s executives were “not being truthful” with investors about the problems that would eventually sink it.
While Gov. Henry McMaster and his wife are getting some credit for improvements at the properties, the conditions at their boarding house do little to stem attacks that the governor oversees some rundown properties.
Former lawmaker Jim Harrison was funnelled money from some of South Carolina's most powerful corporations and lobbying interests during his time in office, according to newly released financial records.
The early voting that South Carolina doesn’t call early voting began countywide on Monday, and it went pretty much as predicted.
Former state lawmaker Jim Harrison was either a key partner with one of the most influential consulting firms in South Carolina politics, or a simple assistant on a couple statewide election campaigns.
For more than a decade, Jim Harrison was secretly paid around $900,000 from one of South Carolina's most influential consulting firms and controlled one the most powerful committees in the South Carolina Statehouse.
A South Carolina judge is expected to overturn the controversial law that put electricity customers on the hook for a failed nuclear project, a move that would upend a high-stakes fight over who pays for one of the biggest financial fiascoes in state history and could trigger $2 billion in refunds for ratepayers.
Katie Arrington and Joe Cunningham have at least one thing in common: They both want to show us the federal money.
What Gov. Henry McMaster and Rep. James Smith said during this week's governor debate, and what it really meant
Two presidential administrations advocated for it to be canceled. Congress approved its shutdown earlier this year. And the U.S. Department of Energy got permission from a federal court to cease construction this month.
Gov. Henry McMaster and Rep. James Smith sparred Wednesday over taxes, expanding Medicaid, and education in their first debate before next month's election
At a news conference today, the Charleston branch of the NAACP urged voters to vote in the upcoming Nov. 6 midterm elections. Also, the chapter discussed former Attorney General Eric Holder speaking at the annual Freedom Fund Gala on Nov. 3.
The 1st District congressional race is Katie Arrington's to lose. So why is she acting like she's behind?
SCANA’s top accountants prepared for a financial auditor to ask about a key analysis of its nuclear project. Rather than plan for its disclosure, they prepared to deflect.
A few weeks out from the midterm elections, President Donald Trump remains an omnipresent figure looming over the campaigns throughout South Carolina, energizing the bases of both parties in opposite ways.
The steady trickle of Democratic 2020 hopefuls making their way to the early presidential primary state of South Carolina is turning into a flood.
Usually, the idea in politics is to court old white men — not run screaming from them.
State taxpayers already paid $17,510 in legal fees in an attempt to fulfill Gov. Henry McMaster's pledge to halt Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood, and the price tag is only beginning to grow.
Nikki Haley didn't resign as U.N. ambassador to step out of the spotlight. She's just taken the next step toward the ultimate prize.
Nikki Haley's political capital and foreign policy credentials skyrocketed during her time as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, but one aspect of the former South Carolina governor's life didn't get the same boost: her personal finances.
SCANA’s executives in 2015 learned about a million-dollar bid-rigging scheme during the construction of their South Carolina nuclear project but never reported the discovery to state and federal law enforcement officials.
The country has descended into an ugly tribalism, and some people unfortunately now give political parties the blind loyalty once reserved for family and football teams.
State officials want to raise the age at which students can drop out of school to 18. They say 17 is too soon. They're right.
Gov. Henry McMaster's veto that takes $16 million in women's health care dollars out of the state's Medicaid budget was upheld by his legislative colleagues.
Legislation designed to prevent next year's tax returns from becoming a complete nightmare will also result in many tax filers paying at least a little less
Circuit Judge Clifton Newman gave attorneys representing people mentioned in the report until Friday at 10 a.m. to propose redactions of specific information they believe should be concealed.
Gov. Henry McMaster helped Charleston County officials revive a road project that by all rights should be sleeping with the fishes.
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