The visual alone was staggering: Gov. Henry McMaster praising Democrat Joe Cunningham for legislation that the Trump administration has already threatened to veto.
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.
House Democrats passed legislation that would ban offshore drilling along both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. No South Carolina Republicans supported the measure.
The president deployed material he's used to criticize the former South Carolina congressman and governor in the past: His 2009 affair and his failed 2018 congressional race.
Here, stumbling over words is expected, asking questions is welcomed and practice is gently encouraged. For non-English speakers, it's a linguistic haven.
Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford formally announced his bid to challenge President Donald Trump for the White House on Sunday. He faces long odds in a fractured Republican Party.
At the height of the storm, an estimated 248,000 outages were reported.
Republican Mark Sanford will delay making an announcement about a possible White House bid until after Hurricane Dorian and its impact on the Carolinas and the nation are clear.
Madeleine Westerhout, a College of Charleston graduate who held a firewall job in President Donald Trump's White House, resigned her West Wing post after falling out of favor with the president, according to national news reports.
It's a markedly different political moment compared to what McMaster was facing around this time last year when Hurricane Florence was threatening to hit the state.
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster takes questions from reporters Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Ridgeville. McMaster said state emergency offici…