S.C. House and Senate negotiators hit a roadblock on Monday, June 18, 2018, unable to reach a compromise on how to spend roughly $60 million in the state's $8.2 billion general fund budget. That budget is supposed to take effect July 1.
State Rep. Nathan Ballentine won’t run for Richland County’s newly vacant state Senate seat. The Chapin Republican's decision leaves the GOP without an obvious candidate to defend the red district, held by Republicans for decades.
S.C. Rep. James Smith of Columbia avoided a runoff on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in a three-way Democratic primary race. In November, Smith will face the victor of the June 26 GOP runoff between Gov. Henry McMaster and John Warren.
A new poll shows S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster with a 2-to-1 lead among likely GOP primary runoff voters. However, the poll was taken before challenger John Warren, a Greenville businessman, received two key endorsements Thursday.
Greenville businessman John Warren alleged Friday that Gov. Henry McMaster's allies tried to pressure a S.C. lawmaker into stalling an Upstate runoff for the U.S. House, a move that could have held down the June 26 runoff vote.
Two S.C. solicitors, involved in the State House corruption probe, publicly are backing Gov. Henry McMaster in his GOP primary runoff. The support comes as McMaster tries to deflect criticism for his closeness to the Quinn political empire.
How much did President Donald Trump's Twitter account play into the primary defeat of U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in S.C.'s Republican primary Tuesday? Plus, SC's first gay legislator makes history again, and governor endorsements tracked.
"If you don't like me working with President Trump to make the world a better place, I don't give a s---," South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham said on CNN during an interview discussing Russian relations and the North Korean Summit.
South Carolina schools have been underfunded by $2.1 billion in the last 16 years because lawmakers replaced general fund allocations to colleges with lottery revenue, according to a 2018 audit. USC and Clemson have been the hardest hit.
Greenville businessman John Warren gets a major boost in his bid to unseat Gov. Henry McMaster in the June 26 GOP primary runoff for governor, landing the endorsement of two former competitors for the Republican nomination.
Students from the mass shooting that killed 17 at Marjory Stoneman-Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., will stop in Charleston, SC, to meet with families of the 2015 shooting victims at Mother Emanuel church, where Dylann Roof killed nine.
Medical marijuana passed by a landslide in the a nonbinding advisory ballot question in the South Carolina Democratic primary election on Tuesday. The vote is another boost for medical marijuana in the Palmetto State.
The Friends of Epworth Children's Home have created a separate business, Epworth Ice Cream Co., that will produce and market ice cream to benefit the home. The home's peanut butter ice cream was produced in the 1930s.
Incumbent Rep. Tom Rice defeated his primary challenger to secure the Republican nomination for District 7's congressional race. Democrats Robert Williams and Mal Hyman will compete in a runoff for the Democratic nomination.
York County top prosecutor Kevin Brackett is throwing his support behind incumbent Gov. McMaster in the June 26 Republican runoff. McMaster will face John Warren in the runoff. They were the two top vote-getters in the June 12 primary.
Conventional wisdom says it costs hundreds of thousands, even millions of dollars to win a congressional primary election. But a handful of wanna-be House members are advancing to the November ballot having spent less than $5,000.
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster got an endorsement from President Donald Trump, which he is touts as he campaigns for the Republican nomination, and he endorses Trump on border control, where kids have been separated from families.
Greenville businessman John Warren alleged Friday that Gov. Henry McMaster's allies tried to pressure a S.C. lawmaker into stalling an Upstate runoff for the U.S. House, a move that could have held down the June 28 runoff vote.