Schuyler Kropf is The Post and Courier political editor. He has covered every major political race in South Carolina dating to 1988, including for U.S. Senate, governorship, the Statehouse and Republican and Democratic presidential primaries.
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The chairman of the S.C. Democratic Party on Friday accused U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, the upper chamber's only black Republican, of being "horrifyingly quiet" after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, even though Scott was quick to call for the arrest of the officers involved.
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott is staying out of one of the more visible frays tied to how he tried to address the racial conscience of his own Republican Party.
Many boats carried the Trump 2020 "Keep America Great" logo.
The S.C. State Guard is separate from the state's National Guard but can act in coordination when there is a disaster or emergency.
Charleston police are investigating an incident where four people were shot during a party at a downtown short-term rental early Sunday.
South Carolina politicos took up the China drumbeat early in the pandemic and even expanded upon in.
"The only way we can stop this is together, as one American family. It’s too late for Ahmaud; let’s ensure his memory powers a better future." U.S. Sen. Tim Scott said Thursday on Twitter.
Quietly last week, Nikki Haley became the most important new Republican voter registered in Charleston County.
The former South Carolina governor says the reaction of closed seaports and borders, grounded airplanes and vulnerable nations trying to kickstart their own economies all factor into potentially disrupting the delivery of life-saving food.