The biggest single-quarter fundraising number in South Carolina history means the incumbent Republican now has $10.3 million in his campaign war chest as he seeks to ward off the best-funded Democratic challenger of his career.
Jamie Lovegrove is a political reporter covering the South Carolina Statehouse, congressional delegation and campaigns. He previously covered Texas politics in Washington for The Dallas Morning News and in Austin for the Texas Tribune.
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The annual King Day at the Dome, which began as a protest 20 years ago when the Confederate flag was still flying atop the Statehouse's copper-covered cupola, has since become something of a rite of passage for any Democratic contenders hoping to make their way to the White House.
Over the course of a four-day "Soul of the Nation" bus tour of Biden campaign surrogates, the former vice president sought to lock down support in his strongest early-voting state as he continues to take hits from Democratic primary foes.
While the results of South Carolina's Democratic presidential primary will ultimately be decided by rank-and-file voters, the candidates have separately been engaged in a yearlong battle to cultivate influential local officials in hopes of adding their imprimatur to the campaigns — and with it, ideally, the votes of their constituents.
The heated back-and-forth comes at a pivotal time in the race, with just weeks remaining for Biden's challengers to cut into his formidable lead among the crucial bloc of African-American voters in South Carolina before the Feb. 29 primary.
Gloria Tinubu announced in a news conference Wednesday at the South Carolina Statehouse that she is dropping out of the 2020 U.S. Senate race …
Democrat Gloria Tinubu dropped out of South Carolina's 2020 U.S. Senate race Wednesday, clearing the path for Jaime Harrison to become the party's nominee against Republican U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham.
Senior citizens in South Carolina could soon be required to participate in jury duty if an influential state lawmaker gets his way.