Caitlin Byrd is a political reporter at The Post and Courier and author of the Palmetto Politics newsletter. Before moving to Charleston in 2016, her byline appeared in the Asheville Citizen-Times. To date, Byrd has won 17 awards for her work.
The stumps in student unions are an early indication of the importance of young voters in Beto O'Rourke's presidential prospects, and how hard his campaign is angling to get him in front of collegiate crowds.
An overwhelming majority of South Carolinians — both Republicans and Democrats — support legislation requiring background checks be completed before a person can be sold a gun.
Beto O'Rourke will hold a town hall at Burke High School in Charleston on Saturday morning.
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham told The Post and Courier that disclosure in the 2016 elections cuts two ways.
Though the event was held in a city where the U.S. Census Bureau estimates African-Americans account for roughly 47 percent of the population, the crowd who turned out to "feel the Bern" in North Charleston was overwhelmingly white.
In his first visit to South Carolina since officially launching his 2020 presidential campaign, Sanders attracted a crowd of more than 1,600 people inside the gymnasium at Royal Missionary Baptist Church.
The Southern Poverty Law Center says South Carolina is home to 17 hate groups. Below is the SPLC's reasoning for why each is on the list:
Every year for the past decade, Dixie Republic has landed on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s annual hate group count. Why it has stayed, though, is a T-shirt.
The news marks the first South Carolina endorsement by a Democratic Party official Cory Booker has picked up since announcing his presidential bid.
State Rep. Lin Bennett, R-Charleston, posted the apology on her personal Facebook page shortly Wednesday morning, writing she now regrets that she did not "do more homework" about the photo.