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In our haste, we overlooked an extremely important passing recently.  A dear friend, visionary leader, and philanthropist, Speaker Ramon Schwartz Jr. passed away on June 30 at the age of 92.  First elected to the State House in 1968,...
In response to the news that the Senate would remain in session in early August, cancelling the first two weeks of the “August recess,” Congressman Jeff Duncan released the following statement: “I am very pleased that the Senate has decided...
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — Local advocates will host an educational seminar on the benefits of medical cannabis and train supporters to effectively lobby for the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act on July 13, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. ET. The event...
Columbia, S.C.--  Today, South Carolina Republican Party Chairman Drew McKissick released the following statement on cooperating with the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity: "As a South Carolina resident and voter concerned with the integrity of our election process, I...
Columbia, SC – South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Trav Robertson is calling on the South Carolina Election Commission to refuse to provide the personal voter data requested by the Pence-Kobach Commission. Established to find a pretext to disenfranchise eligible voters,...
The University of South Carolina won the Certified SC Grown Palmetto Series for the second year in a row. The Palmetto Series is an annual points competition between the state’s flagship universities in head-to-head athletic events. Points were also...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (June 30, 2017) – Mark Kingston has been named the head baseball coach at the University of South Carolina, Athletics Director Ray Tanner announced today. He becomes the 30th head coach in the history of Gamecock Baseball. Kingston...
Washington, D.C. – In response to the Supreme Court unanimously agreeing to hear President Trump’s travel ban case, Congressman Jeff Duncan issued the following statement: “Just as conservatives have been saying all along, when courts look at this case on...
Charleston, SC – Democratic Congressional candidate Joe Cunningham will read the Senate Republican Health Care bill in its entirety tonight at 6:30pm live on Facebook and Twitter. Facebook: www.facebook.com/joecunninghamsc Twitter: www.twitter.com/joecunninghamsc Shortly after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health...
Charleston, SC – Attorney, small business owner and ocean engineer Joe Cunningham announced Wednesday that he will launch a bid to seek the Democratic nomination for South Carolina’s first congressional district, currently held by Republican Mark Sanford. Watch his announcement...