Even as the president tried to defend testing, his own health officials testifed the spike in coronavirus cases was due to the administration's choice to leave shutdown decisions up to the states.
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.
With 100 days to go until the general election, a cavalry of big-name support — from Vice President Mike Pence to Democrat Pete Buttigieg — is starting to arrive for both Nancy Mace and Joe Cunningham in South Carolina's 1st Congressional District.
GOP congressional candidate Nancy Mace declined to give a specific total of what was raised Tuesday night at a fundraiser with Vice President Mike Pence but said her campaign collected "a strong six figures" from the event hosted at her alma mater, The Citadel.
Masks are a must and social distancing will be strictly enforced when Vice President Mike Pence campaigns for South Carolina Republican congressional candidate Nancy Mace on Tuesday.
Nikki Haley, the former South Carolina governor and former ambassador to the United Nations, will vote for Republican Nancy Mace over Democrat Joe Cunningham in South Carolina's most competitive congressional race.
"The facts are very simple. If you're an African American male you are 2.5 times more likely to be shot by police, killed by police than someone who is white," Sen. Tim Scott said in a subtle rebuke of President Donald Trump's comment that "more white people" die at the hands of police.
South Carolina freshman Democrat Joe Cunningham has amassed an enormous $2.3 million cash advantage over his Republican rival Nancy Mace.
"I'm a Republican. I've never voted for a Democrat in my life, but I voted for Joe and I'll do it again," Gen. Patton's grandson says in a new TV ad for South Carolina Democratic congressman Joe Cunningham.
The moment ignited a national debate about removing Confederate symbols. In South Carolina, it was the beginning of a public reckoning.