State Politics

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Gowdy wants Clinton’s email server

The South Carolinian who chairs the House committee investigating the Benghazi attacks has asked former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to turn over her personal email server to a “neutral, detached and independent” third party for “immediate inspection and review.”

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Report: Poor children lag behind despite 4K

A new study of South Carolina’s free 4-year-old kindergarten program for poor children has some education advocates questioning whether the decade-old, $65 million-a-year intervention is succeeding. While poor children in poor districts fare better academically when they go to 4K, their chances of passing state assessments remain consistently lower than all students statewide, advocates say.

S.C. gubernatorial nominee James Smith: ‘I couldn’t ball it up and toss it’.

James Smith, the 2018 Democratic nominee for S.C. governor is out of elected office for the first time in 22 years. There are a few things from his campaign that he can't seem to part with.