Elections

Elections

Obama says he would have beaten Trump

President Barack Obama said in an interview released Monday that he would have beaten Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump “if I had run again,” delivering an implicit criticism of Hillary Clinton’s campaign, which he said acted too cautiously out of a mistaken belief that victory was all but certain.

Elections

Trump voters say they’re doing fine but government is lying about economy’s health

There’s a disconnect between economic data suggesting a good and growing economy, and a groundswell of voters who think those numbers are rigged. Interviews with several dozen voters in Western Pennsylvania who support Republican Donald Trump reveal a deeply held distrust of government statistics and programs, a fear that their own relative prosperity is threatened and the strong sense that change is critical in the White House.

Videos

The importance of South Carolina's Electoral College and how it works

South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond explains the importance of the Electoral College and how it works.
Tim Dominick tdominick@thestate.com
The importance of South Carolina's Electoral College and how it works 1:02

The importance of South Carolina's Electoral College and how it works

John Podesta addresses Clinton supporters early Wednesday morning 2:03

John Podesta addresses Clinton supporters early Wednesday morning

Election 2016, in (just over) 4 minutes 4:12

Election 2016, in (just over) 4 minutes

What do the polls mean? 1:44

What do the polls mean?