Why Richland is SC’s most pro-Clinton county

Richland County provided nearly an eighth of South Carolina’s votes for Democratic President Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012, more than any other S.C. county. It also gave Clinton a huge boost in her landslide February primary victory over U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. With its high numbers of African-Americans and college graduates, two key demographics for Clinton, the county likely will give her another push against GOP nominee Donald Trump in November.

When facts, logic and history don’t matter

After 15 months, the suspension of disbelief over Donald Trump’s claims and promises has become so ubiquitous that we hardly notice anymore. We are operating in an alternate universe where the geometry is non-Euclidean, facts don’t matter, history and logic have disappeared.

This week's circulars

Videos

Postgame comments from Dutch Fork's win over Blythewood

Dutch Fork improved to 6-0 with a 35-13 win over Blythewood.
lbezjak@thestate.com
Postgame comments from Dutch Fork's win over Blythewood 1:57

Postgame comments from Dutch Fork's win over Blythewood

Texas A&M's Midnight Yell Practice draws fans to SC State House 1:11

Texas A&M's Midnight Yell Practice draws fans to SC State House

The Bakery at BullStreet 1:30

The Bakery at BullStreet

Kirk Herbstreit on Sloppy Body and Clemson 0:35

Kirk Herbstreit on Sloppy Body and Clemson