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.
Behind every White House hopeful is a clipboard army of paid staffers working to keep presidential campaigns going, especially in early primary states like South Carolina.
Attempts to make election night results more dynamic for Charleston County voters backfired Tuesday night when election officials uploaded real-time results to a free website but failed to say how many precincts were reporting.
With an acute focus on defeating Democrat Joe Cunningham next year, South Carolina Republicans are staffing up and building robust 2020 field operations a year before the general election.
New voting machines aren't tripping up Charleston-area voters, but some are confused about who they are actually allowed to vote for on Election Day.
From the beginning, Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign set its sights on running a 50-state strategy, which meant the Massachusetts senator would realistically be forced to split her time between the four early primary states every four to six weeks.
A national conference on reparations was held in Charleston on Saturday and its speakers made a historical case about how the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow affect African Americans today. At least one attendee hoped for more discussion on next steps.
"It is my first time in Charleston," Melania Trump said Wednesday during her brief visit to Joint Base Charleston and a local school.
The most visible public evidence of their tour is expected to last just a few minutes at most.
First lady Melania Trump and second lady Karen Pence will travel to Charleston on Wednesday, a White House official confirmed to The Post and Courier on Monday.
The pointed post, which has since been deleted, came from Sanford's Twitter account at 11:46 a.m. Friday.